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Ask An Expert COVID-19

Ask an Expert: Are shoppers getting used to scarcity?

May. 23, 2020—Kelly Goldsmith, associate professor of marketing, discusses how shoppers are getting used to product scarcity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ask an Expert: What do people with disabilities face during the pandemic?

May. 20, 2020—Anjali Forber-Pratt, assistant professor at Vanderbilt Peabody College, partnered with the American Psychological Association to compile resources to help people with disabilities navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ask an Expert: How do you manage a natural disaster during a pandemic?

May. 17, 2020—Mark Abkowitz, professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses the challenges of managing a natural disaster during a pandemic.

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Ask an Expert: How does social distancing impact the practice of law?

May. 14, 2020—Cat Moon, lecturer in law and director of innovation design for the Program on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt Law School, discusses the various ways that social distancing may impact the practice of law.

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Ask an Expert: How can healthcare leaders support compassion in the workplace?

May. 5, 2020—As COVID-19 strains hospitals and doctors’ offices, it’s more important than ever for health care leaders to model, cultivate and support compassion among their staff. Professor of management Tim Vogus distills some best practices for health care leaders.

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Ask an Expert: How do we fix the food supply chain?

May. 4, 2020—Mumin Kurtulus, associate professor of operations management at the Owen Graduate School of Management, addresses ways to fix the food supply chain.

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Ask an Expert: How does the economy restart?

Apr. 29, 2020—Kathleen McKiernan, assistant professor of economics, discusses how the economy can restart after the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ask an Expert: How will the pandemic change workplaces?

Apr. 28, 2020—David Owens, professor for the practice of management and innovation and Evans Family Executive Director of the Wond'ry, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic will change workplaces.

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Ask an Expert: What does COVID-19 reveal about racial health disparities?

Apr. 24, 2020—Renã Robinson, associate professor of chemistry, discusses what the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing about racial health disparities.

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Ask an Expert: How do vaccines work?

Apr. 20, 2020—Kathryn Edwards, the Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics and director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, discusses how a vaccine works in the human body.

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Ask an Expert: How can you alleviate stress around coronavirus?

Apr. 16, 2020—With families facing unprecedented stress during the COVID-19 crisis, parents need to prioritize mental wellness in order to be present for their children, Vanderbilt psychology professor Bruce Compas says.

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Ask an Expert: How should parents manage screen time during isolation?

Apr. 15, 2020—Georgene Troseth, associate professor of psychology, provides tips on how parents can manage their child's screen time while isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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