Tomeka Robinson

Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Jingsi Christina Wu

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Media studies scholar Jingsi Wu focuses her research on the crossroads of entertainment media, politics, civic engagement, and culture.

Media Studies Political Communication and Social Media Chinese Media Cultural Sociology Game Studies

Mark C. Alexander, JD

Arthur J. Kania Dean and Professor of Law | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Mark Alexander, JD, is an expert on constitutional law, election law and the First Amendment.

Constitutional Law Campaign Reform First Amendment Law Election Law Legal Education

John Koch

Senior Lecturer and Director of Debate · Vanderbilt University

Expert in debate, including argumentation analysis, persuasive techniques and rhetorical theory.

Policy Debate Presidential Debate Political debate Debate Presidential Rhetoric

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

US Space Program Space Travel Science and Religion Evolution of Stars and Planets Physics and Astronomy

Robert Bryce

Senior Fellow · The Manhattan Institute

One of America’s most prominent energy journalists, a dynamic public speaker, and a regular commentator on national television.

Energy Green Energy Technology Oil and Gas

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act

Adam Schiffer

Professor · Texas Christian University

Professor Schiffer writes and speaks on media bias, presidential nomination contests, political news, elections, and public opinion.

Media Bias Presidential Nomination Contests Political News National Elections Public Opinion and American Politics

Nicholas Canfield Read Brown

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Bioethics - Minor · Loyola Marymount University

The Bioethics Institute Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, Ph.D., Ed.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Professor Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research at Birmingham City University.

Black Lives Matter Community Activism Ethnicity Race Racism

Clare Beckton

Executive Director · Carleton University Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership

Author, researcher, motivational speaker, consultant, coach and leader

Women's Leadership Strategic Planning Risk Management Aboriginal Policy Issues Inclusion and Diversity

Anand Rao

Professor of Communication and Department Chair · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Rao specializes in communication and social media issues.

Debate Social Media Public Speaking Communication

Emile Lester

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Lester is an expert in church and state issues, especially controversies surrounding teaching religion in schools.

American Constitutional Law Church and State Issues Teaching Religion in Schools Minority Religious Groups Political Philosophy

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

James Walter

Professor Emeritus of Bioethics · Loyola Marymount University

James J. Walter is the Austin & Ann O'Malley Professor of Bioethics and chair of the Bioethics Institute of Loyola Marymount University.

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Alan J. Singer

Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology · Hofstra University

Alan Singer specializes in social studies education and United States history.

Social Studies Education United States History History of Slavery Teaching race. ethnicity and class