Nicholas Leadbeater, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Dr. Leadbeater specializes in cleaner, greener ways to make molecules.

Organic Chemistry Green Chemistry Metals in Preparative Chemistry Preparing Biofuels Public Communication of Science

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Mary Anne Amalaradjou is a microbiologist with laboratory work focused on food safety and gut health

Inflammation Microbiome Gut Health Probiotics Food Safety

Steven M. Lepowsky, D.D.S.

Dean, School of Dental Medicine · University of Connecticut

Steven M. Lepowsky currently serves as the Dean of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine

Dentistry Oral Surgery

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Richard A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Gladstein Distinguished Chair of Human Rights and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Wilson is an expert on hate speech and incitement on social media.

Human Rights Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Anthropology Human rights trials International Human Rights

Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Bolnick is an expert on genetic ancestry testing and how sociopolitical forces & history shape human genomic diversity.

Native American Genetic Histories Human Biodiversity Genetic Ancestry Testing Anthropology Ancient DNA

Patricia Edwards

Professor of Teacher Education and Literacy · Michigan State University

Patricia Edwards is an expert in early/emergent/intergenerational literacy, family engagement, diversity issues

ELL Learners Urban Education Literacy Education Family Engagement Family, Community and School Partnerships

George Kuchel, M.D., F.R.C.P.

Professor of Medicine, Travelers Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology · University of Connecticut

Improving health and independence in older adults through multidisciplinary team science

Mobility and Frailty Voiding Issues and Urinary Incontinence Geroscience Geriatric Medicine Aging

Manisha Sinha, Ph.D.

Draper Chair in American History · University of Connecticut

Dr. Sinha is an expert in Civil War and Reconstruction

Feminism Abolition Slavery

Hao Feng, M.D., M.H.S., FAAD

Associate Professor of Dermatology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Feng is a board-certified dermatologist with training and expertise in Mohs surgery, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology.

Mohs Surgery Laser Surgery Cosmetic Dermatology Dermatological Surgery Dermatology

Lisa Holle, Pharm.D., BCOP, FHOPA

Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. Holle’s clinical research focuses on medical marijuana, oral cancer therapy management, and impact of clinical pharmacy services

MyDispense Medical Marijuana Pain Cancer Cancer Therapeutics

Brian Gendreau

Clinical Professor · University of Florida

Brian Gendreau is a specialist in emerging markets, international economics, and finance.

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate International Finance Investment Strategy Corporate Finance Emerging Markets

D. Kelly Weisberg

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weisberg@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4678 / Office 348-200

Children and the Law Domestic Violence Juvenile Justice Family Law Wills and Trust

Linda Pescatello, Ph.D., FACSM, FAHA

Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pescatello specializes in exercise prescription for health benefit

Blood Pressure Cardiovascular Disease Complementary and Alternative Exercise Exercise Genomics Exercise Prescription

James C. Kaufman, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Kaufman's research focuses on creativity and educational psychology.

Creativity and Personality Creativity and Equity Creativity and Meaning Creativity and Positive Psychology

Jase Bernhardt

Associate Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Rip Tide safety Hurricanes Climatology Climate Change Weather

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

Cary Krosinsky

Senior Vice President, North America · Trucost

The ROI? Saving the planet! Your event will take on a wonderful shade of green with author, professor and expert on sustainable investing

Sustainability & Investing Institutional Ownership Analysis Clean Energy Greening the Supply Chain

Micki McElya, Ph.D.

Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Professor McElya is an expert in the histories of women, gender, sexuality, and race in the U.S., with a focus on politics and memory.

U.S. Cultural and Political History Women & Gender Sexuality & LGBTQ History Feminist Theory Queer Theory

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media