Fernando Estrada

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Higher Education Counseling Psychology Mental Health

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

Melissa Singh

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Melissa Singh is a Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Pharamaceuticals Online Pedagogy Social Work Field Instruction Non Profit Management

John Meisner

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education/Director COEHD Accreditation · Southern Utah University

Specializing in content area literacy, LGBTQ+ advocacy, and second language and curriculum development

Data Driven Instruction in Education LGBTQ+ Suicide in Utah Educator Preparation Education Second Language and Curriculum Development

Endia Lindo

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Endia Lindo is an expert on teaching reading comprehension, research-based interventions and factors in student responsiveness.

Research Methods Reading Disabilities Special Education Instructional Strategies

Christopher J. Cormier

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Education Policy Equity in Education History of Education International and Comparative Education Psychchology

Kofi Lomotey

Bardo Distinguished Professor · Western Carolina University

Kofi Lomotey has written more than 50 books, articles and book chapters on urban education and aspects of black education.

School Improvement Urban Education Higher Education

Cynthia Alcantar

Associate Professor & Director of Higher Education Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Higher Education Race and Ethnicity Equity and Diversity Civic Engagement Minority Serving Institutions

Mark D. Weinstein, M.S.

Executive Director of Public Relations · Cedarville University

Mark D. Weinstein has worked in higher education since 1988, the past 12 years as executive director of public relations at Cedarville.

Public Affairs and Communications Organizational Leadership Higher Education Public Relations Marketing

Dale Carpenter

Professor · Western Carolina University

Dale Carpenter's research interests include special education, assessment, diversity, program accountability and teacher education.

Dispositions Program Accountability Assessment Special Education Diversity

Andrew J. Bobilya

Professor, Program Director of Experiential and Outdoor Education · Western Carolina University

Andrew Bobilya's background includes serving as a field instructor and program manager for various summer outdoor adventure programs.

Outdoor Programming Human-Nature Relationship Wilderness Solitude Autonomous Student Experiences Spirituality

Aman Yadav

Professor, Director of Master of Arts in Educational Technology · Michigan State University

An expert in STEM education, with a specific focus on computer science and engineering education

Teacher Professional Development Case-based Instruction Computer Science Education STEM Education Engineering Education

Cynthia Kimball Davis

Director of K12 Programs and Assistant Professor · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership

Postsecondary Education Workforce Education Development Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership Educational Outreach & Professional Development Career and Technical Education

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Associate Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

Steve Przymus

Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics & Bilingual Education · Texas Christian University

Dr. Przymus uses applied linguistics to influence positive language ideologies about culturally and linguistically diverse youth.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Jared Tippets

Vice President for Student Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student retention, organizational changes, and administration in higher education

Retention of First Year College Students Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Student Involvement in Higher Education Organizational Change in Higher Education Management Systems

Rena Palloff, PhD

Associate Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Works with academic institutions and organizations to develop effective online distance learning programs

Action Oriented Research Social Media Mobile Technology Online Teaching and Learning Faculty Development

Paul Sindelar

Co-Director/Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Paul Sindelar’s research has focused on changes in the special education teacher labor market.

Labor Market Trends Teacher Education Project Evaluation Special Education Education Policy