Boston University experts available to comment on Sochi Winter Olympics
The 22nd Winter Olympics will begin on February 7th in Sochi, Russia. The following Boston University experts are available to comment on topics ranging from Olympic athletes, advertising, gay rights, and the threat of terrorist attacks:
Athletes, athletic performance, sport psychology
Amy Baltzell is an associate professor and author of Living in the Sweet Spot: Preparing for Performance in Sport and Life. She is an expert on sport psychology, performance enhancement, positive psychology and mindfulness. She was also a member of the 1992 US Olympic Rowing Team. Contact Baltzell at 617-358-1080 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adam Naylor is a clinical assistant professor. An expert on sport psychology, he has spent over a decade educating Olympians, major & minor league professionals, as well as college athletes. He is a regular contributor to Boston.com’s Get Moving section, and is Counseling Column Editor for the International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Counseling. Contact Naylor at 617-358-6010 or email@example.com.
Advertising & Merchandising
Christopher Cakebread is a master lecturer in advertising in the College of Communication. One area of his expertise is in the selling power of athletes & how they deal with fame. His main research interests include coaching children in youth sports. Contact Cakebread at 617-353-3476 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security & Terrorism
Joseph Wippl is a professor of international relations and an expert in security & intelligence. A former CIA officer, he has been quoted frequently in the media on issues concerning terrorism and NSA leaks & spying. Contact Wippl at 617-353-8992 or email@example.com.
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