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From voting irregularities and political analysis to the latest in biomedical engineering or criminal justice, our experts can provide insight on breaking news, ongoing developments and emerging research in their area of expertise.

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  • Rebecca Tippett

    Rebecca Tippett is the founding director of Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her work helps leaders across North Carolina make sense of population-level changes throughout the state. She can provide context about the 2020 Census and its impact on political power.

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  • Charles Conrad

    Charles E. Conrad, II, geographer at UNC-Chapel Hill and director of the Southeast Regional Climate Center, researches the characteristics of extreme weather and their impact across the southeastern United States. He has expertise in climatology and meteorology, including heavy precipitation, tornadoes, hurricanes, cold air outbreaks, heat waves and winter weather.

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  • Noel Brewer

    Noel Brewer is a professor of health behavior at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and internationally recognized expert on vaccination decision-making and communication. He has advised on vaccination for the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the President’s Cancer Panel under two presidents, and the National Vaccine Advisory Committee.

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