Dr Anton Popov

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Dr Popov's research interest is in social anthropology, with a particular focus on postsocialist societies.

Social Anthropology Postsocialist Societies Cultural Heritage Identity and Transnationalism Youth Culture

jenifer daniels, MA, APR

communications consultant · pr for social good

communicator fighting for social good

Effective Communications Social Media Community Engagement

Ugo Mattei

Distinguished Professor of Law and Alfred and Hanna Fromm Chair in International and Comparative Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: matteiu@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4646 / Office 623-200

Comparative Law Economics and the Law European Community Law African Law Anthropological and Ecological Approaches to Law

Kara Dixon Vuic

LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in 20th-Century America · Texas Christian University

Prof. Vuic writes about women, gender, and the US military.

War, Gender and the U.S. Military 20th Century United States Social, Cultural, and Gender History World Wars Women and the Military War and Society

Arezoo Najibzadeh

Women in Politics Advocate · Young Women's Leadership Network (Femmepower)

Arezoo works on addressing the barriers against young women's involvement in grassroots and institutional politics.

Women in Politics Canadian Politics Politics & Public Policy Women's Rights Young Women

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa

CEO · Grassroot Diplomat

International diplomat making diplomacy accessible to everyone.

International Relations Diplomacy Public Diplomacy Foreign Affairs

Zabrina Epps, Ph.D.

Student Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

Human and Organizational Development; Fellow, Marie Fielder Center; Fielding Board of Trustees

Idea Generation Human and Organizational Development Governance Policymaking Inclusive Collaboration

Joshua W. Walker, PhD

President & CEO · Japan Society

Walker leads Japan Society to create deep bonds between the US & Japan through programs in culture, education, business, policy & technology

UN Conflict Diplomacy Asia Minor Japanese Language

Wesley Longhofer

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organizational Sociology Business and Society Social Enterprise Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change

Seungahn Nah

Chair/Research Director · University of Florida

Seungahn Nah’s research centers on the interrelationships among communication, community, digital technology and democracy.

Trust Political Communication Disinformation and Misinformation Artificial Intelligence Emerging Media

John Dedrick, Ph.D.

Faculty Fellow - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Deliberative politics; Political and social theory; Public policy; Civic engagement; Teaching innovations.

Research design and qualitative methods Political and social theory Civil Society American philanthropy American Politics

Billie Murray, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Assistant Director for Academics, Center for Peace and Justice Education | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Billie Murray, PhD, explores the timely territory of community responses to hate speech, and on issues of rhetoric and social justice.

Rhetoric and Social Justice Rhetoric of Protest Movements Community Responses to Hate Speech Civic Engagement Communication

John Brougher

Sales Director · NationBuilder

VP of Marketing and Nonprofit Outreach, NGP VAN and Founder, MaleFeminists.com

Public Speaking Podcasting New Media Strategy

Christina Kirsch

Lead Researcher and Senior Consultant · ChangeTrack Research

Experienced presenter and key note speaker at national and international conferences on organizational change and organizational sustainabil

Organizational Change Organizational Sustainability Corporate Social Responsibility & Employee Engagement

Nicholas Russel

Lecturer of Communication Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Ahmed Bedier

President · United Voices

Social entrepreneur bridge builder inspiring groups to find their voice and impact the world for the better.

Fundraising Middle East Social Enterprise

Mark Seifert

Partner, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

Mark Seifert offers insights and practical advice to clients addressing complex privacy issues.

Telecommuncations Media Relations Cyber Security Telecommunications Privacy and Data Management

Malik Magdon-Ismail

Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Learning from data and decision-making in complex data systems

Probability and Stochastic Processes Pattern Recognition Machine Learning Big Data Algorithms

Russell Lucas

Professor of International Relations and Global Studies · Michigan State University

Expert in U.S.-Middle East relations and politics of the Arab world

Democratization Saudi Arabia Public Opinion Middle East Politics Foreign Policy