Monti Ellison

Senior Lecturer, Dance, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Dance

Drumming African Dance

Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Bolnick is an expert on genetic ancestry testing and how sociopolitical forces & history shape human genomic diversity.

Native American Genetic Histories Genetic Ancestry Testing Human Biodiversity Anthropology Ancient DNA

Thomas S. Kidd, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of History · Baylor University

Dr. Kidd is Associate Director of Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion and Co-Director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion.

Patrick Henry Eighteenth-Century North America History of Evangelicalism Baptists' History in America Founding Fathers (Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry)

Hadi Fergani

Professor, Chemical Engineering · Cambrian College

An experienced chemical engineer with an added expertise in international affairs - especially the Middle East and Africa.

Middle Eastern Affairs Africa North Africa Chemical Engineering International Affairs

Professor Hazel Barrett

Professor in Development Geography · Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), Coventry University

Professor Hazel Barrett is a leading researcher and campaigner on the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Human Rights Refugees Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa Social Justice

Devon Golaszewski

Visiting Assistant Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Devon Golaszewski is a historian of gender, sexuality, and medicine in 20th century francophone West Africa.

West Africa History of Medicine History of Gender Sexuality Studies Women and Gender

Luis Alvarez

Associate Professor, Department of History · UC San Diego

Institute of Arts and Humanities director, Luis Alvarez focuses on race, ethnicity and Latinx and African-American social movements.

Humanities in Higher Education Oral Histories Popular Culture Chicano/Chicana Studies Race Relations

Meca Williams-Johnson

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Meca R. Williams-Johnson's mixed methods research emphasis explores student motivation, emotions, teaching and learning.

Black Feminist Theory African-American Education Qualitative Research Design Teacher Efficacy Parental Involvement

Garrison Paige

Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Garrison Paige is a Lecturer at Loyola Marymount University and an expert in African American Studies.

Education Writing African American Studies

Marne L. Campbell

Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

African American History The American West 19th and 20th Century US History Gender and Women's HIstory Urban History

Cheryl Grills

Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Community Psychology African-Centered Psychology Reentry and Recidivism in Criminal Justice

Robert Richardson

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in ecological economics, ecosystem services, food security, and sustainability.

Natural Resource Management Writing and Editing Sustainability Food Security Rural Development

Erica Davies

Founder · It Takes a Village Africa Corp

Founder at It Takes A Village Africa

Africa Rising Agriculture Speaker Real Estate Advisor

Sara Johnson

Associate Professor of Literature · UC San Diego

Sara Johnson focuses on literature, theory and history of the Hispanophone, Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean and its diasporas.

Diaspora Hemispheric Studies Caribbean Literature Francophone Literature African Diaspora

Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Assistant Dean of Curriculum · USC School of Pharmacy

An expert in international travel medicine and immunizations, as well as pharmacy-based patient care services and pharmacy education.

Pharmacy Education Improving STAR ratings in MTM Services in Medicare Populations Immunizations and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases International Travel Health Collaborative Practice Implementation and Compensation Mechanism for Clinical Pharmacy Services

Setsuo Miyazawa

Senior Professor of Law and Senior Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: miyazawa@uchastings.edu / 415-939-1284 / Office 384-200

Police and Criminal Justice Legal Ethics Public Interest Lawyering Legal Education Corporate Legal Practice

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Email: wuf@uchastings.edu | Phone: 415-565-4830 | Office: 390-200

Civic Engagement Volunteer Service Higher Education Administration Asian American Issues Civil Rights

Andrew Lubin

Defense Analyst, Author, Embedded Journalist · N/a

Dynamic speaker with long experience in global current events with partiular expertise in Iraq, Hait, Afghanistan with US Marines

Current Operations in Afghanistan Us Marine Humanitarian Operations (Haiti Japan Role of Us in Todays' World

Natalie Munro, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Professor Munro focuses on the origin of feasting and animal domestication, and the transition from foraging to farming in human evolution

Evolution Farming

Maggie Anderson

CEO and Cofounder · The Empowerment Experiment Foundation

Sought-after speaker, who has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, C-SPAN, PBS Newshour, and CBS Morning News, among other tv and radio shows

Starting A Business Small Business Ownership Race and the Economy African-American Businesses A Call to Women: Find Your Cause