Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Associate Professor of Psychology · Vanderbilt University

Neuroscientist and international expert in how brain size and structure affect cognition and longevity in animals.

Evolution Neuroscience Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Neurons Intelligence

David Rothenberg

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Through writing and music, David Rothenberg explores the relationship between humans and nature.

Bird Music Humanity Musicality of Animals Human Computer Musical Interfaces Environmental Philosophy

Barbara Frei

Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Natural Resource Sciences · McGill University

Conservation biologist, scientific communicator & collaborative researcher. Champion for conservation in a rapidly changing world.

Conservation Biology Ecosystem services Biodiversity Agroecosystems Birds Birding

Eric Fortune

Associate Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Eric Fortune specializes in evolutionary biology, specifically the mechanisms and evolution of animal behavior.

Locomotion Birds Biology Neuroscience Evolutionary Biology

C. Ray Chandler

Professor · Georgia Southern University

C. Ray Chandler is an expert in the ecology of coastal plains

Biology Ecology of the Coastal Plain Birds

Mike Brock

Associate Professor in Microeconomics · University of East Anglia

He explores how (and why) people behave in a more sustainable or environmental way.

Human Behaviour Towards Wildlife Behavioural Economics Economics Microeconomics Wildlife

Edward Braun

Professor · University of Florida

Edward Braun is broadly interested in the evolution of genomes and organisms.

Genomics (Vertebrates, Especially Birds and Reptiles) Genomics Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary genetics Vertebrates

Lisa Taylor

Assistant Research Scientist · University of Florida

Lisa Taylor researches biodiversity and the extravagant and brilliantly colored displays that arthropods use to communicate.

Animal Behavior Animal Cognition Animal Coloration Animal Communication Spider Biology

Sarah Moeller

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Sarah Moeller's research focuses on applying computational methods to documentary and descriptive linguistics.

Languages of the Former Soviet Union Artificial Intelligence Computational Linguistics Linguistics Endangered Languages

Douglas K. Taylor, DVM, MS

Professor of Physiology · Augusta University

Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinary Medicine Animal Models Physiology

Amanda J. Crawford

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Crawford is a veteran political reporter, literary journalist, and expert in journalism ethics and misinformation.

Literary Journalism Media News Literacy Misinformation Journalism Ethics

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

Margaret Rubega, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Rubega is an expert in the functional ecology of feeding in birds and the anatomy, and biomechanics, performance of wild birds.

Social Media in Science Avian Conservation Anatomy of Birds Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Elisabeth Gugl

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Dr. Gugl's main research is in family economics, an area that investigates issues such as family formation and dissolution

Family Economics Microeconomic Theory Public Finance Labour Economics Family Formation and Dissolution

Alison Cooley

Writer, Curator, Educator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Alison Cooley is a joint winner of the 2014 Middlebrook Prize.

Art History Museum Education Contemporary Art Curatorial Projects

Steve Przymus

Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics & Bilingual Education · Texas Christian University

Dr. Przymus uses applied linguistics to influence positive language ideologies about culturally and linguistically diverse youth.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity

Elliot Ryser

Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition · Michigan State University

An internationally recognized authority on Listeria and other disease-causing bacteria in food, focusing on microbial food safety

Dairy Products Meat and Poultry Including Deli Meat Microbial Food Safety E. Coli Listeria

Francis Wade

International Speaker, Author, Consultant · Framework Consulting Inc.

A Time Management and Productivity Speaker Using Research Results to Educate and Entertain

Time Management Productivity Work-Life Balance

Laura Coristine

Liber Ero Fellow, postdoctoral researcher · University of Calgary

Researching solutions for climate change

macroecology climate change mitigation for biodiversity science communication and outreach GIS and spatial analysis

Ai-Ping Hu

Senior Research Engineer, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Ai-Ping Hu is an expert in the areas of robots, farming and autonomy.

Farming Autonomy Robotics