Deborah Cullinan

Chief Executive Officer · YBCA

Deborah is a leading advocate on the pivotal role artists & cultural organizations play in shaping our social & political landscape.

Nonprofit Management Civic Engagement COVID Recovery Unemployment Philanthropy

James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Johnson explores community and economic development and the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Entrepeneurship Urban Issues Political Economy Offshoring

Kyle Walker

Associate Professor, Geography & Director, Center of Urban Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Walker specializes in population geography, cities and suburbs and demographic data visualization

Demographic Data Visualization Population Geography Data Analysis and Visualization Cities and Suburbs

Justin Levitt

Professor of Law · Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University

Gerald T. McLaughlin Fellow | Associate Dean for Research

Election Law Mueller Report First Amendment Constitutional Law Legislative Process

David Paul, M.D.

Chair of Pediatrics · ChristianaCare

Dr. David Paul is one of the nation's leading neonatologists who's been recognized for his excellence in teaching, research and care.

Clinical Research Infant Mortality Neonatology Pediatrics Premature Births

Judith Giesberg, PhD

Professor of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Judith Giesberg, PhD, is an expert on the history of women and gender in the U.S. Civil War.

Caroline LeCount Census Slavery U.S. Civil War Women's History

Siddharth Chandra

Professor and Director · Michigan State University

An expert on: Asia; demography; drug policy, trafficking, and use; economics; epidemiology; India; Indonesia; influenza; health; history.

Influenza India Economics Demography Asia

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

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

Sudip Bhattacharjee, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Connecticut; Senior Research Fellow, US Census Bureau · University of Connecticut

Extensive research consulting experience with Fortune 100 and US govt on “Big Data” driven decision making in IT and operations.

Energy INformatics Operations Research Information Systems Economics Machine Learning Big Data

Yong Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Cai is a leading expert in Chinese Society and Social Demography

Social Demography Sociology of Health Chinese Society Comparative Historical Sociology Research Methodology

Charles Tolbert, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Tolbert's areas of research include social stratification, social demography, rural sociology and quantitative applications.

Small Businesses and Employee Loyalty Restructuring Financial Institutions in Rural/Non-Metro America Social Stratification Social Demography Rural Sociology

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Thomas Felke, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Expert in social issues and social justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Felke researches social issues such as food insecurity and affordable housing.

Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Affordable Housing Needs of Older Adults food insecurity Poverty

Lisa D. Cook

Associate Professor of Economics and International Relations · Michigan State University

Expert in global economic growth and development, financial institutions and markets, innovation and economic history

International Finance Innovation Macroeconomics Development Economic History

Rob Lalka

Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · Tulane University

Rob Lalka is an expert in entrepreneurship and innovation in business.

Innovation Venture Capital Nonprofits Public Policy Strategic Partnerships

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Zachary Neal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Zachary Neal is an expert in cities & neighborhoods, political & transportation networks, and measurement & analysis of social networks.

Public schools Social Networks Transportation Networks Networks Cities

Crystal Riley Koenig

Lecturer in the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Program · Southern Utah University

Specializing in primatology, biological anthropology, and social psychology

Physical Anthropology Wildlife Conservation Social Psychology Primatology Biological Anthropology

Dawn Wesson

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Wesson is a national expert in vector-borne diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Chagas Disease Mosquito-Borne Viruses West Nile Virus Medical Entomology