Renã Robinson

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow · Vanderbilt University

Expert in racial disparities in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's triggers in peripheral organs. Advocate for inclusive research design.

African American Health Alzheimer's Outreach Racial Health Inequalities Alzheimer's Health Disparities

Magaela Bethune

Assistant Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Dr. Magaela Bethune is an expert on adolescent socialization, behavior, health, & development at intersections of race, gender, & sexuality.

Black Adolescence African American Studies Race & Health Health Policy & Policy Studies Race

Jessica Millward

Associate Professor of History and African American Studies · UC Irvine

Her research focuses on comparative slavery and emancipation, African American history, gender and the law.

Anti-Black violence African American History Humanities U.S. History Juneteenth

Tanya Saunders

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Tanya Saunders is interested in the ways in which the African Diaspora, throughout the Americas, use the arts as a tool for social change.

Sociology of Culture Social Identity Latin American and Caribbean Studies Comparative Sociology African Diaspora Studies

William Bridges

Assistant Professor of Japanese · University of Rochester

Bridges researches the intersection of modern Japanese literature, African-American literature, and comparative literature.

anime African American Culture African American Literature Japanese Literature Japanese Culture

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Director of the Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health · University of Connecticut

Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.

Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health

Dana Elizabeth Weiner

Associate Professor, History Department · Wilfrid Laurier University

US Historian, expert on African American history, activism, debates over rights, citizenship in the US to 1880.

United States History US History Early US History 19th Century US History US Race

Eileen Parsons, Ph.D.

Professor of Science Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Associate Professor of Science Education

Broadening participation in STEM STEM Education policy African American education Racial equity

Andrew G. Hill

Administrative Coordinator · West LA College, Office of Academic Affairs

Wherever you are, give your fullest to the fullness of life and the fulfillment of justice.

Student Activities Student Development Black Achievement & Academic Issues African American Culture African American History

Teresa A. Nance, PhD

Associate Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion; Chief Diversity Officer; Associate Professor of Communication · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Dr. Nance is a leader in diversity and inclusion in higher ed, specializing in interpersonal communication and multicultural affairs.

Diversity and Inclusion African-American Rhetoric African-American Performance Professional Presentation Diversity in Higher Education

David Wiley

Professor Emeritus, Sociology and African Studies · Michigan State University

Expert: social ecology of Africa, African language/area studies in the US, militarism in US foreign policy, African urbanization & housing.

African Social Movements African Militarization Social Ecology of Africa Social Movements Internationalizing of Higher Education

Mary Beth Mathews

Professor of Religion · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Mathews is knowledgeable about American religious history, Protestant fundamentalism and evangelicalism.

American Religious History Protestant Fundamentalism African-American Religion Religion and Politics of the U.S.

Darnise Martin

Clinical Associate Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

womanist theology African Diaspora Religion Religious Studies Theology and Culture African American History

Claude Clegg

Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

United States history expert with expertise in the U.S. Presidency. the American South and the Obama presidency.

Obama presidency United States History Nationalism Diaspora African American History

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

Farming Evolution

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Joseph Jordan

Director, Sonya Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History · UNC at Chapel Hill

For more than 20 years Joseph Jordan has been an educator, researcher and program manager in the arts and in cultural heritage

African / Afro - American Studies African American Culture Black and Native American Interactions Afro-Latin Studies Racial Justice

Emilie Townes

Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics

Traci Parker

Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Traci Parker’s interests include African American women’s history, race and racism, class, labor, capitalism, and consumer culture.

Race, Class and Consumer Culture African American History and Culture African American History Race and Racism

Dr Joseph Yannielli

Lecturer, History (Research) · Aston University

Joseph Yannielli’s main fields of interest are slavery and abolition, with a special focus on America during the nineteenth century.

Social Movements Slavery in the United States Slavery Abolition Slavery in West Africa