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• mediarelations@udayton.edu 

• Cilla Shindell, director of media relations, at 937-229-3257 or pshindell1@udayton.edu 

• Shawn Robinson, associate director of media relations, at 937-229-3391 or srobinson1@udayton.edu

For University of Dayton Research Institute experts, contact Pamela Gregg at 937-229-3268 or pgregg1@udayton.edu.

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Julius A Amin

Julius A Amin

Professor

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Email: Julius A Amin

Phone: 937-229-2848

Amin's area of expertise is African-American history. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: Local media, The (Toledo) Blade.
Janet Bednarek
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Email: Janet Bednarek

Phone: 937-229-2824

Bednarek's expertise includes aviation history, especially U.S. airports. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted her: Several outlets nationwide during the 100th anniversary of flight in addition to recent appearances in the Dallas Morning News, MSNBC.com, The Associated Press, The Cincinnati Enquirer, ABC News.com, Newsday, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Baltimore Sun, Voice of America, The Washington Post, The Toronto Star, The Christian Science Monitor, The Record (Bergen County, N.J), Investor's Business Daily, The Gazette (Montreal).
Michael S. Carter

Michael S. Carter

Associate Professor

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Email: Michael S. Carter

Phone: 937-229-3381

Carter's expertise is in American religious history.
David Darrow

David Darrow

Associate Professor

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Email: David Darrow

Phone: 937-229-4615

Darrow's expertise is in Russian history. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: local media
John Heitmann

John Heitmann

Professor

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Email: John Heitmann

Phone: 937-229-2803

Heitmann's areas of expertise include the auto industry and auto history. The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: BBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, The Associated Press.
Juan Santamarina

Juan Santamarina

Associate Professor; Chair of Department of History

Contact

Email: Juan Santamarina

Phone: 937-229-2834

Fluent Spanish. Juan has been traveling to Cuba and studying and writing about the history of the island for nearly two decades. He has published broadly on the topic of Cuban history and also has been a writer for three documentary films on Cuba, including Cuba: A Lifetime of Passion (2006). The following media outlets have interviewed or quoted him: International Business Times.