Prof. Dr. Şehnaz Karadeniz

Ophthalmologist and Immediate Past Chair of the International Diabetes Federation European Region · Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital

Dr. Karadeniz has been involved in medical and scientific programs in the field of diabetes for the past 25 years.

Association Development Inequality Diabetes Policy and Advocacy Eye Health Diabetic Eye Disease

Ignacio Higareda

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Access and success of post-secondary education for ethnic minority students Parent Involvement and Advocacy Social Constructivist influences on academic achievement for English Language Learners Academic achievement of students from marginalized and underserved communities

Nicola Smith, MBA, JD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Structural inequality and diversity; Leadership for change; Children’s rights advocacy; Ethics and professional responsibility

Leadership and Change Alternative Dispute Resolution Workplace Politics Ethics and Professional Responsibility Organizational Theories

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

Asylum Seekers Refugees and resettlement Women's Rights Children's Rights Migrant Children

Douglas Bennett

Assistant Professor of Political Science / Provost Faculty Fellow · Southern Utah University

Dr. Bennett joined SUU after a successful career in D.C., specializing foreign commerce, trade, and product liability

Crisis Management for Corporations North American Free Trade Agreement Third Party Liability Insurance Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy U.S. Politics

Renee Smith-Maddox

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Chaya Crowder

Assistant Professor of Political Science & International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Chaya Crowder is an expert in political behavior, race and ethnicity politics, social media and American politics.

American Politics Race and Politics Political Science Political Behavior Social Media

Stacy Kratz

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr Kratz focuses on the best and smartest ways to change everything, especially using the sport platform for social justice and peace.

Faculty Development Sport Social Work Sport for Social Justice and Peace Social Development/Policy Sport for Social Development

Melissa Powell-Williams

Professor of Sociology · Augusta University

Dr. Powell-Williams' research interests include domestic violence victim advocacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deaf culture Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy Subcultures Social Movements Organizations

Carleen Carroll APR, FCPRS

Strategic Communications and Government Relations Consultant · Canadian Public Relations Society

One of Canada's leading municipal communicators building trustworthy relationships and great public policy through two-way communications

Strategic Communications Planning Relationship Building With Stakeholders Public Relations Best Practices Brand Identity and Brand Management Public Consultation and Community Engagement

Dr. Prakash Tyagi

Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital · GRAVIS

Dr. Tyagi leads GRAVIS in India nd has made global contributions to healthy ageing programs and dialogues

Occupational Health Public Policy and Advocacy Reproductive Health Disaster Risk Reduction Geriatric Medicine

Sacha Klein

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Sacha Klein is an expert on child welfare, child maltreatment prevention, effects of early care and education on parenting.

Educational Services Child Maltreatment Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System Child Abuse Prevention

Ted Hart

President & CEO · Charities Aid Foundation

Ted Hart is President & CEO of CAF America, CAF Canada & CAF International and an expert in cross-border giving and global regulations.

Philanthropy Global Charities Regulations Nonprofit Management Cross-Border Giving Philanthropic Risk Management

Steven Wisensale, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Steven Wisensale, Ph.D., is an expert in sports and society as well as labor, gender,and race issues in professional sports.

Maternity Leave Family Leave Policy Social Welfare Policy Baseball

Mary G. Warren, PhD, IMH-E(IV-P)

Adjunct Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Learn to use your powerful voice to advocate for services/funding/policies for infants/toddlers and families!

Advocacy for Young Children and Their Families Infant Mental Health Infant Mental Health Endorsement Culture and Child Rearing

Alan J. Singer

Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology · Hofstra University

Alan Singer specializes in social studies education and United States history.

Social Studies Education United States History History of Slavery Teaching race. ethnicity and class

Donna Law

Executive Director of Development and Government Relations · Southern Utah University

Specializing in legislative and regulatory policy, arts and non-profit management, and fund-raising in higher education

Non-Profit Administration Fund-raising in Higher Education Utah Politics Utah Legislative Body Utah Government Relations

Prof. Roberto Bernabei

Professor of Internal Medicine · Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Main research interests are in geriatric assessment, models of health services for elderly care, and geriatric pharmacoepidemiology

Geriatric Assessment Models of Health Service for Older Adults Pharmacoepidemiology

Eric Freedman

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Freedman focuses on constitutional law and history, as well as the death penalty and habeas corpus

Constitutional Law First Amendment Law Death Penalty