Anthony G. Alessi, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor, Neurology and Orthopaedics · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of concussions in athletes from youth leagues to professional sports.

Athletes Orthopaedics Neurology Sports Injuries Concussion Diagnosis

Lou Russell

CEO / Queen / Learning Facilitator · Russell Martin & Associates

As a sought-after international speaker to leaders, Lou blends her humorous stories with her engaging on-the-ground experience to customize

Project Management for Scalability Eq for Project Decision Making Success Leading Unruly Project Teams Focused Performance

Ganesh Sitaraman

Associate Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in public law and policy, including presidential power, foreign relations, domestic regulation and institutional design.

Public Option Institutional design Regulation Foreign Relations Law Constitutional Law

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

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

Scott Yaphe

Managing Director · Schooner Capital

Scott Yaphe is an expert in private investments, focusing on opportunities in venture growth-stage companies.

Entrepeneurship Corporate Development Venture Capital Investments Private Equity

James Ellison, M.D., MPH

The Swank Foundation Endowed Chair · ChristianaCare

Dr. James Ellison is a geriatric psychiatrist and one of the nation's foremost experts in dementia.

Psychopharmacology Geriatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Geriatric Psychiatry Psychiatry Cognitive impairment and dementia

Veena Dubal

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: dubalv@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4860 / Office 364-200

Critical Race Theory Sociology of Social Movements Legal Anthropology Work Law Law and Social Change

Christopher Kaczor

Chair, Department of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Bioethics Ethics Positive Psychology & Spirituality Catholic Church

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

Nefertiti Walker

Associate Professor of Sport Management and Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nefertiti Walker's research centers on sports culture and developing diverse and inclusive cultures in sports and other organizations.

Gender in organizations Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation in Intercollegiate Sports Sports Culture Organizational Diversity and inclusion Women & Leadership in Sport Organizations

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication and Information · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethan Zuckerman's work focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media

Tatishe M. Nteta

Associate Professor of Political Science / Director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tatishe Nteta focuses on public opinion and political behavior, with particular expertise in the politics of race and ethnicity.

American Politics Politics and Political Analysis Race Culture and Ethnicity

Richard Peltier

Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Richard Peltier has conducted urgent research to determine if health care workers can safely reuse face masks.

Environmental Health Face Masks Aerosol filtration

Alison Carson, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Academic Innovation and Design Thinking · Manhattanville College

Alison Carson focuses on developing problem-solving techniques through thoughtful, creative and empathetic leadership.

Immigration and Acculturation Communities of Practice and Situated Learning Cultural Psychology Culture Learning

D. Julian McClements

Distinguished Professor, Food Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Julian Research studies food architecture, examining the molecular organization of food in an attempt to increase it more nutritious

Food Architecture Food Nanotechnology Food Science

Karin Fry

Department Chair, Philosophy and Religious Studies · Georgia Southern University

Karin Fry is an expert in continental, social and political philosophy as well as the works of Arendt, Lyotard, and Kant.

Kant Feminism Arendt Philosophy of Art 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy

Ronald Shapiro

Speaker & Consultant · Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.

Improve job or school performance, educate, and entertain at the same time!!! Learning which is applicable and a ton of fun!!!

Human Factors/Ergonomics Leadership/Management/Teamwork Career Development Understanding Human Capabilities and Limitations Special Recognition

Mark Feinsand

Sports Reporter · New York Daily News

Sports Reporter at New York Daily News

Major League Baseball New York Yankees Sports

Kenneth Intriligator

Professor · UC San Diego

Ken Intriligator specializes in quantum field theory, string theory, supersymmetry, and interconnections of these theories.

Quantum Electrodynamics Supersymmetry Quantum Physics String Theory Qauntum Field Theory