USC Experts

Michael Bonaguidi

Expert on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine; developmental biology; neural stem cells; brain development; brain regeneration; brain aging; cognitive decline; the hippocampus; epilepsy; dementia; single cell biology; bioinformatics; drug discovery

William Bondareff

Alzheimer’s expert focusing on the neurobiology of the disease and the neuropathology of the psychotic symptoms

Joseph Boone

Expert in gender and literature, especially feminist and gay literary and cultural theory

Zea Borok

Expert in the respiratory system, with a focus on lung injury and repair

Jose Borrero

Expert in tsunamis, including modeling, risk assessment and early warning systems

Edward R. Bosley

Architecture historian specializing in The Gamble House and historic preservation

David J. Bottjer

Expert on fossils, origin of animal life, mass extinctions and evolution in the oceans

Sarah W. Bottjer

Expert on developmental neuroscience, learning and memory, and hormones and behavior

Brandon Bourgeois

Expert in ancient Rome, ancient politics, transitions of power, speeches, rhetoric, ancient history, ancient law, classical literature, Roman Republic, Roman empire, classical influence, the influence of classical antiquity.

Berj Boyajian

An expert in Islamic law and legal issues in the Middle East

Stuart D. Boyd

Expert on urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction and urologic prostheses

Lyn Boyd-Judson

Expert in global affairs, especially in human rights and ethics of narrative

T.C. Boyle

Novelist specializing in American literature

Stephen E. Bradforth

Expert on molecular dynamics, water chemistry, and the effects of ultraviolet light on DNA

Nina S. Bradley

Expert in motor control, including how fetal movements affect later movement ability

Marty Bradley

Expert in electric and hybrid-electric aircraft concepts and technologies

Laurie Brand

Expert in the politics and culture of the Middle East

Leo Braudy

Expert on fame, celebrity and mass media.

James Brecher

Expert on legal reasoning, writing and communication

Kenneth Breisch

Historian focusing on architecture, Southern California and American public libraries and museums

Melvin A. Breuer

Expert in computer-aided design techniques for digital systems

Robert Bridges

Expert on small business financing, urban development and minority entrepreneurship

Sheila Briggs

Expert in Roman Catholicism, feminist theology, early Christianity and theories of modern liberation movements

Daniel Broek

Expert on gene expression and cell and tumor growth

Bruce Alan Brown

Expert on 18th-century opera and ballet, Mozart and Christoph Willibald Gluck

Bruine de Bruin, Wändi

Expert on psychology of risks (including COVID-19), as well as communications and interventions to promote health, safety, well-being, and sustainability

Todd Brun

Expert in quantum physics and quantum theory, and the depiction of science in dramatic works