Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Harry Reis

Professor of Psychology and Dean's Professor in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering · University of Rochester

Professor Harry Reis' research interests involve social interaction and close relationships.

Marriage and Close Relationships Health and Psychological Well Being Social interaction Intimacy Emotion Regulation

Jake Jo

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Informal Social Networks Diversity & Inclusion

Angela Tsounis

Author · Different from the Other Kids

Furthering the conversation surrounding children's mental health.

Mental Health Public Speaking

Liam Matthew Brockey

Professor of History · Michigan State University

Expert in Early Modern History, with focus on European Empires and Roman Catholicism.

Colonialism Portuguese Empire European Empires Missionaries Portugal

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

Sandi Smith

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Sandi Smith is an expert in social Influence, and Interpersonal and Health Communication

Health Communications Communication Theory Persuasion Interpersonal Communication

Kristen Zaleski

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

Clinical Associate Professor focused on sexual assault victims and psychotherapy.

Neurobiology Empathy Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sexual Assault Psychotherapy

Abbe Finn, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Expert in school shooting prevention and crisis response · Florida Gulf Coast University

Abbe Finn specializes in school violence and workplace violence prevention.

school shooting prevention and intervention Clinical Mental Health Counseling Suicide Prevention Addictions Crisis Response

Barry Roberts

Owner · Barry Roberts Co.

A motivational humorist, helping businesses achieve maximum profitability & productivity.

Day-To-Day Stress Innovation Leadership

Kimberly Young

Director, Masters in Strategic Leadership and Professor of Management · St. Bonaventure University

Founder and Director at Center for Internet Addiction Recovery

Teaching Higher Education Clinical Internet Addiction Internet Gaming Addiction

Valera Hudson, MD

Professor & Chair · Augusta University

Valera Hudson is a pediatric pulmonologist and treats conditions that affect a child's respiratory system, like severe asthma or bronchitis.

Pediatric Pulmonology Medical Education Reccurent Pneumonia Cystic Fibrosis Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

John Osburg

Associate Professor of Anthropology · University of Rochester

Osburg is an expert on contemporary Chinese society and the changing economy in China

Entrepreurship in China Chinese Society Contemporary China Masculinity China

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Linda Copel, PhD

Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. Copel, PhD, RN, CNS, BC, CNE, NCC, FAPA has extensive experience providing counseling in situations of familial and domestic violence.

Loneliness Bereavement Partner Abuse Mental Health Family Dynamics

Mark Litt, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Litt is an expert in health behaviors, especially addictive behaviors, and chronic pain

Coping and Behavior Change Chronic Pain Health Behaviors Addictive Disorders

David E. White

Consultant · Synergy Solutions

Business Development Strategist

Resilience Managing Change Conflict Resolution Corporate Financial Mangement Corporate Sustainability

Julian Ford, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry · University of Connecticut

Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice and Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders

Psychiatry Treatment of Trauma Trauma Stress Trauma in Children

Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP

Director and Clinical Professor of Allied Health-PA Program and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in pain-management with a focus on deprescribing opioids while finding what works best for each individual patient.

Primary Care Resident Education Genreal Internal Medicine Pain Management Opioid Management

Danielle Ofri

Associate Professor · New York University School of Medicine

Front-line doctor who speaks to current issues in healthcare and brings back the humanity to medicine

Technology in Medicine Multiculturalism and Diversity in Medicine Doctor-Patient Connections The Doctor's World Humanism and Professionalism in Medicine