Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

Yong Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Cai is a leading expert in Chinese Society and Social Demography

Social Demography Sociology of Health Chinese Society Comparative Historical Sociology Research Methodology

Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, director of the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center · University of Connecticut

Tracy Rittenhouse is an expert in the study of wildlife populations - bobcats, bear, frogs - within exurban development.

Citizen Science Forest Management Wildlife Populations Wetland Ecology Ranavirus Epidemics

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Peter Smith Ring, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Networks and Strategic Alliances Public Sector-Private Sector Collaboration Inter-organizational Relationships Strategic Management

Dr. Jane Barratt

Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing

As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.

Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

Allyson Poska

Professor, History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Professor of History and Program Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies

Spanish History Latin American History Colonialism International Studies Transatlantic Migration

Lori Baker, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Anthropologist and forensic scientist specializing in skeletal and DNA analyses

Anthropology Indentification of Remains Forensic Analysis of Skeletal Remains Reuniting Families Project Remains Found Along Mexican Border

James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Johnson explores community and economic development and the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Entrepeneurship Urban Issues Political Economy Offshoring

Sydney Finkelstein

Associate Dean for Executive Education; Steven Roth Professor of Management · Dartmouth College

Leadership and strategy expert focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of executive talent

Corporate Strategy Strategic Leadership Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Talent Board Effectiveness

Matthew Kerbel, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Matthew Kerbel, PhD, is the go-to source for stories about political communication.

Political Science Political Parties Presidency and Governorship American Government Media and Politics

Andrew Noymer

Associate Professor of Public Health · UC Irvine

Andrew Noymer is an epidemiologist and demographer with an expertise in pandemics and post-pandemic social recovery.

Mathematical Sociology 1918 Influenza Pandemic Pandemic response Health and Mortality Demography

Megan Donahue

Professor of Astronomy · Michigan State University

Megan Donahue is an expert on AGN feedback in clusters and circumgalactic gas and is now president of the American Astronomical Society.

Galaxy Formation Galaxies Stars

Elizabeth Frankenberg, Ph. D.

Director, Carolina Population Center; Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, Sociology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: How individuals and families respond to unexpected population-level disasters.

Disaster Psychology Disaster Behavioral Health Illness Demography Health

James Mathieu

Emeritus Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Demography and Population Analysis Race and Ethnicity Sociology of the Developing World Sociology of Africa Sociology of Hawaii and the Pacific

Prof. Raina MacIntyre

Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine & Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology · University of New South Wales

Prof. MacIntyre is an international expert in infectious diseases, vaccinology (especially for the elderly) and biosecurity.

Vaccination COVID-19 Biosecurity Epidemic Response and Emerging Infectious Diseases Vaccinology

Claire Kamp-Dush

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Science | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Human sciences and sociology expert, focusing on family science

Intimate Relationships Marriage Cohabitation Demography

Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Ph.D.

Chair, Maternal and Child Health · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: adolescent and young adult sexuality and risk-taking, healthy sexual development, developmental psychology.

Sexual Development Adolescent Health Demography Reproductive Health Risk Taking