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

John Gormley

Talk Radio Host · Rawlco Radio

Talk Radio Host & Best-Selling Author

Saskatchewan Attitude Political Leadership and Democracy Media and Politics Media Strategy Democracy and Leadership

Charles Kurzman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Sociology, and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Charles Kurzman is a Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specializing in Middle East and Islamic studies.

Sociology of Religion Islam and the Middle East Middle East Studies Democracy Building Terrorism

Cody Buntain

Assistant Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Research interests intersect with data science and social science, have key applications in crisis informatics and political engagement

Machine Learning Weak Supervision Social Media Online Political Engagement Crisis Informatics

Heidi Tworek

Assistant Professor of History · University of British Columbia

Professor Tworek's current research focuses on communications, international organizations, history, and transatlantic relations.

News and Media International Relations International Organizations Legal History Germany and Europe

Tom Tresser

Co-Founder · The CivicLab

Creativity champion. Civic educator. Public defender.

Non-Profits Research Public Speaking Social Change Creativity

Emily Bianchi

Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economic Conditions and Early Adulthood Job Attitudes Moral Behavior Economic Conditions and Psychology Organizational Behavior

Giovanna Mingarelli

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder · M&C Consulting and Mcrowdsourcing Canada (MC2) Inc.

Giovanna Mingarelli is an entrepreneur, crowdsourcing expert, public speaker and writer

Social & Digital Media Strategic Communicaitons Entrepeneurship Public Speaking Politics

Frank Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Research: public policy, agenda-setting, interest groups in American politics, the death penalty and racial profiling in traffic stops.

Race and Profiling Public Policy Death Penalty Interest groups in American politics Agenda-setting

Janet Lenaghan

Dean, Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship · Hofstra University

Professor Lenaghan's research focuses on human resource management, specifically work-family conflict and employee benefits.

Human Resource Management Employee Benefits Recruitment

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Mark has recently changed roles at IDC Canada and is now a Strategic Advisor for Public Sector & Innovation Research

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Data centres ICT Trends & analysis

Lindsay Tedds

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Associate Professor of economics with expertise in the design and implementation of tax policy.

Underground Economy Tax Avoidance Tax and Budget Policy Tax Second-hand Economy

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Vladlena Benson

Professor of Cybersecurity Management · Aston University

Vladlena is an industry-recognised expert in cybersecurity management and governance.

Emergent Technologies Cybersecurity and Risk Management Digital Transformation

Bryan Segal

Senior Vice President · comScore

Segal brings over 20 years of business development, operational acumen, and client relationship expertise to his role at comScore.

Strategic Planning Market Research Business Development Media and Technology Digital Media

Mary Bennett

Director of the Leavitt Center for Politics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

Shana Poplack

Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair (I) in Linguistics · University of Ottawa

Sociolinguist specializing in vernacular speech, with a focus on bilingual and minority contexts

Language Ideology Language Prescription African American Vernacular English French in Canada Language Contact

Amanda Bittner

Associate Professor · Memorial University

www.amandabittner.com | twitter: @amandabittner | tel: (709) 864-8186 | email: abittner@mun.ca

Elections Voting Behavior Public Opinion Political Psychology Gender and Politics

Russell Lucas

Associate Professor · 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

Jacqueline Lambiase

Professor, Strategic Communication · Texas Christian University

Jacqueline Lambiase has consulted or spoken to groups about earning their share of discussion in social media and public relations.

teaching female political candidates in Texas how to tell their story Public Relations Ethics Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Media and Marketing