Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Alicia Walf

Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Neuroscientist with extensive research into body, brain, and mind relationships related to brain health, social cognition and emotions.

Brain Health Emotion Memory Neuroplasticity Well-Being

Dr. Michael Commito

Director of Applied Research & Innovation · Cambrian College

Mike Commito is the Director of Applied Research at Cambrian College. He has expertise in research, Canadian history, and hockey.

Innovation Canadian History Applied Research Research Analysis History

Vince Rozario

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Vince Rozario is an curator focusing on issues of decolonizing the canon, multiple modernities, queer diasporas, and transnational futures.

Canadian Art History Community Organization Writing Curation Art History

Brianne Gilbert

Associate Director; Senior Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Social Science Research Public Opinion Research Survey Methodology Geospatial Data Mapping

Teresa Boyer, EdD

Founding Director, Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women's Leadership; Associate Professor, Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Teresa Boyer, EdD, is an innovative leader in economic and social equity for women

Equity in Education Work-Life Balance Women's Advancement Pay Equity Gender Equity

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Insurance Ontario Politics Stakeholder & Public Engagement Strategic Advocacy Policy Analysis

M. Francyne Huckaby

Associate Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Studies · 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

Mireille Paquet

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science · Concordia University

I work on immigration in Canada, Canadian and Quebec politics, public administration, equality and feminism. Francophone et bilingue!

Immigration Immigration and Citizenship Immigration Issues Canada Federalism

Theodore Arapis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Theodore Arapis, Ph.D. focuses on financing, fiscal savings, fiscal transparency and the practice of budgeting at state level.

Public Administration Fiscal Transparency & Accountability School District Financing Budgeting Public Finance

Thomas Ksiazek, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Director of Graduate Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Thomas Ksiazek's, PhD, research is focused on the media industry's constant evolution to satisfy the needs of its audience.

Communication Media Industries Cross-Platform Audience Behavior Network Analysis of Digital Media Use News Audiences

Paul Ellickson

Professor of Economics and Marketing at the Simon Business School · University of Rochester

Paul Ellickson researches quantitative marketing and industrial organization and has expertise in supermarkets, supercenters, and strategy

Supermarket Strategy Pricing Supermarkets Big Box Retailers Walmart and Big Box Retailers

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Assistant Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression) Mentoring and Professional Development

Nancy Griffin

Public Relations / Communications Professor & Program Coordinator · Cambrian College

Nancy Griffin is an expert in the fields of public relations, media and communications.

Media Relations Public Relations Crisis Communications Corporate Communicaitons Marketing

Jeffrey M. Hirsch, J.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Geneva Yeargan Rand Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Geneva Yeargan Rand Distinguished Professor of Law

Unions/Union Organizing Collective Bargaining Employment Discrimination Employment Law

Chimène Keitner

Alfred & Hanna Fromm Professor of International Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

keitnerc_at_uchastings.edu

Cyberlaw International Law and International Tribunals International Civil Litigation International Dispute Resolution Foreign Relations Law

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Victor Sanchez del Real

Founder and key speaker · Elocuent

Entrepreneur and professor in Branding and communications/Empresario y docente en Marca y Comunicación

Personal Branding Effective Communications Reputation

Cheryl Carleton, PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics; Director of the Villanova Women's Professional Network| Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Cheryl Carleton, PhD, is an expert in labor economics and women in the workforce

Business Unemployment Women in the Workforce Labor Economics Microeconomics

Jonathan Oberlander, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of Social Medicine & Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management · UNC at Chapel Hill

Jonathan Oberlander is professor and chair of Social Medicine and professor of Health Policy & Management.

Political Science Social Medicine Health Care Policy Health Care Politics Healthcare Reform