Melissa Bemiller

Assistant Professor · Augusta University

Professor Bemiller's research focuses on violent victimization: homicide, sex crimes, and portrayals of violence in mass media.

Sex Crimes Child Abuse Homicide Violent Victimization Portrayals of Violence in Mass Media

Vandana (Ana) Mangal, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Ana.Mangal@lmu.edu

Project Management and Databases Business Continuity Business impacts with emerging technology deployment Disruption in sector value chains Women in Technology

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities

Ahu Yildirmaz, Ph.D.

Vice President, Head of ADP Research Institute · ADP

PhD economist with global background and insight on employment, big data, healthcare and workforce demographics

Big Data Business Intelligence Employment Jobs Creation Workforce Demographics

Professor Imran Awan

Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Cultural and Critical Criminology Radicalization Hate Crime Islamophobia Terrorism

Keivan Stassun

Stevenson Professor of Physics · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the search for Earth-like planets across the galaxy and an advocate for diversity, including neurodiversity, in the academy.

Astronomical Phenomena

E. James Kruse

Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology · Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University

Kruse is an expert in cancer surgery, gastrointestinal cancer, and pancreatic cancer.

Melanoma Colon Cancer Liver Cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer Cancer Surgery

Bradley Holt

Co-Founder & Technical Director · Found Line

Web Developer, Entrepreneur, Non-Profit Board Member, Free/Open Source Software Contributor, Community Facilitator, Speaker, Author

Couchdb Domain-Driven Design Zend Framework PHP Rest

Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Barbara Schneider

Hannah Distinguished Professor in the College of Education and Professor of Sociology and Education · Michigan State University

An expert on how schools and families influence the academic and social well-being of adolescents as they move into adulthood

Social Contexts of Education Adolescents and Families

Preetam Ghosh, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Ghosh researches systems biology, specifically stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation

Systems Biology Stochastic modeling and discrete event simulation Reverse engineering analysis and visualization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs) Static/Dynamic modeling and control of network robustness Graph theoretic analysis of protein interaction networks to identify functionally significant modules

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

Christopher Ryan

Vice President, Strategic Advisory Services · ADP

Senior Executive with more than two decades of experience in human capital, health benefits, and population health

Human Capital Management Healthcare Consumerism Health Policy Talent Management Succession Planning

Michael Veracka

Professor, Urban Horticulture & Design · Farmingdale State College

Professor Veracka is a licensed landscape architect, and creator of the college’s Sustainable Garden.

Landscape Design Plants and Trees Landscape Preservation Landscape Construction

Rebecca Campbell

Professor of Psycology · Michigan State University

An expert in sexual assault research and violence against women.

Trauma and Violence Violence Against Women Sexual Abuse Survivors Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Violence against Children

Siri Terjesen, Ph.D.

Professor & Associate Dean for Research and External Relations at FAU Business · Florida Atlantic University

Siri Terjesen is an expert in entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and strategy.

Philanthropy Corporate Governance Strategic Management Entrepreneurship Higher Education

Einat Metzl

Associate Professor, Marital & Family Therapy/Art Therapy · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Marital & Family Therapy

Marital and Family Therapy Art Therapy Resilience Creativity

Eric Jackson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, CTI and Director CTSRC · University of Connecticut

Autonomous Vehicles Safety data integration and analysis Transportation Data Systems Web-based data collection, distributuon, and analysis Remote sensing and geographic information systems

Felicia Wu

John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in food safety, social network analysis, global health, risk assessment, economic models, environmental health risks, public health

Social Network Models of Food Trade Immunotoxicology Social Network Modeling Public Health Environmental Health

Melissa Nemeth

Senior Lecturer in Operations and Decision Technology · Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Computer systems expert, focusing on Microsoft Office and network analysis

Computer Simulation (Cengage SAM network administrator with Canvas integration; McGraw Hill SimNet network administrator; Pearson MyItlab network administrator) Computers in Business Application Software (Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Database, Email packages) MOS Certified Excel & Access Decision Sciences