Karon N. LeCompte, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction · Baylor University

Karon LeCompte, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Social Studies Education

Social Studies Education Civics Education Leadership Elementary Education Action Research

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication and Information · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethan Zuckerman's work focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media

Tanya Rhodes Smith

Instructor in Residence and Director, Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work · University of Connecticut

Tanya Rhodes Smith specializes in policy development, nonprofit administration, voter engagement and legislative advocacy.

Electoral Participation Social Workers in Elected Office Voter Registration, Education and Outreach in Community Agencies Nonproift Adminstration Political Advocacy

Craig Albert, PhD

Professor of Political Science and Graduate Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

M. Francyne Huckaby

Interim Associate Dean · Texas Christian University

M. Francyne Huckaby works to create experiences that engage students with the world and introduce them to the depth and breadth of pedagogy.

Feminism and Research Philosophy & Education Film as Research Education and Equity Women and Gender Studies

Ray La Raja

Professor of Political Science / Associate Director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ray La Raja's research interests include political parties, interest groups, elections, campaign finance and political participation.

Public Policy and Organizations Elections and Polling Political Science Campaign Finance American Politics

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Political Protests Middle East Peace Process Arab-Israeli Conflict

David Mednicoff

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Public Policy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Mednicoff is an expert in law, politics and policy in the Middle East and other parts of the world.

Middle Eastern, Comparative, and International Law and Politics U.S. Foreign Policy Human Rights Refugee Politics

Tom Tresser

Co-Founder · The CivicLab

Creativity champion. Civic educator. Public defender.

Non-Profits Research Public Speaking Social Change Creativity

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.

Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professor in Humanities · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Jacqueline Kennelly

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology · Carleton University

Professor Kennelly's work encompasses youth cultural studies, critical educational studies, urban sociology, and social movements

Youth Cultures Citizenship Democracy Social Inclusion and Exclusion Globalization and Neoliberalism

Dannagal Young

Professor, Communication · University of Delaware

Prof. Young's research interests include political media effects, media psychology, public opinion and the psychology of misinformation.

Psychology of Political Beliefs Public Opinion Political Media Effects Media Psychology Intersection of Entertainment and Information

Chaya Crowder

Assistant Professor of Political Science & International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Chaya Crowder is an expert in political behavior, race and ethnicity politics, social media and American politics.

American Politics Race and Politics Political Science Political Behavior Social Media

Glen Duerr, Ph.D.

Professor of International Studies · Cedarville University

Dr. Deurr's research interests include nationalism and secession, comparative politics, and international relations theory

International Terrorism Domestic Terrorism International Relations Brexit

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

David Primo

Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professor, Professor of Political Science and Business Administration · University of Rochester

An expert in American politics; campaign finance; corporate political strategy, social responsibility & fiscal policy; & airline industry.

Airline Industry Airline Business Election Law Federal Tax Policy Political Gridlock

Paul Fritz

Associate Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Fritz specializes in international relations, with concentrations on international security and US foreign and defense policy.

Foreign Policy Political Science Terrorism International Security International Relations

Ascanio Piomelli

Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: piomelli@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8925 / Office: 100 McAllister Street, Suite 350

Social-Change Lawyering Clinical Legal Education Community Legal Services Wage & Hour Law Community Group Advocacy

Dr Patrycja Rozbicka

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Dr Rozbicka works on interest groups in policy-making and live music industry regulation in the UK.

IR Aesthetics Regulation of Live Music Interest Groups Live Music Industry Brexit

James Faught

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Sociological Theory Political Sociology Community Social Stratification