Steve Punter

Owner · The People Effect Ltd

Engaging, humorous & thought-provoking speaker with a deep background in management and human resources

Employment Relations Adult Learning Performance Management Engagement Learning

Thomas Smith

Professor in the Practice of Finance; Academic Director, Master of Analytical Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cultural Economics Economics of the Arts Economics of Sports Economics of Religion Urban and Real Estate Economics

Sara Perry, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Management · Baylor University

Dr. Perry researches management-related topics, including remote work, negotiation, employee stress and health, innovation and leadership.

Work From Home WFH Great Resignation Industrial and Organizational Psychology Management

Jennifer Whitehill

Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jennifer Whitehill’s research centers on preventing injuries from a variety of mechanisms among youth and young adults.

Injury Prevention and Substance Use Cannabis Policy Injury Prevention Substance Use‎ Mobile Technology and Health (mHealth)

Miriam Liss

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Liss is internationally known expert on parenting and work-family balance issues.

Mindfulness Work-Life Balance Feminism Parenting Social Media

Jared L. Cohon

University Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Jared L. Cohon has worked on large-scale water problems and on energy facility issues, especially nuclear waste.

Nuclear Waste Management Natural Resources Energy Environmental Systems Analysis Environmental Problems

Marla Sokolowski

University Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Toronto

Sokolowski's work is esteemed worldwide as a clear, integrative paragon of the manner in which genes can interact with the environment.

Genetics Molecular Biology Scientific Writing Higher Education Public Speaking

Jongyeon (Joy) Ee

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

School Segregation Educational Inequality Education for English Language Learners (ELLs) Dual Language Education

Patrice Rosenthal, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Scholar-practitioner focused on organization behavior and change in nonprofit organizations

Gender Issues in Organizations Emotional Labor in Service Work The Client-Service Provider Interface Evaluation of Change Programs in Private and Nonprofit Organizations Customer Discourses in Public Sector Management

Frank Ravitch

Professor of law and the Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion · Michigan State University

An expert in law and religion, including the U.S. Supreme Court and religion, U.S. constitutional law, and Japanese constitutional law

First Amendment Religious Freedom Constitutional Law Law and Religion Religion and Law

Dr Oliver Robinson

Associate Professor in Psychology · University of Greenwich

His research focuses on the relation between life transitions, crises and changes in personality and mental health.

Well-Being Transitions Mid Life Crisis Life Change Later-life Crisis

Lee Branstetter

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Lee Branstetter's research interests include the economics of technological innovation, and economic growth in East Asia.

East Asia and the Global Economy International Economics Business and Economics Economics Technological Innovation

Johannes M. Bauer

Quello Chair in Media and Information Policy and Director, James H. and Mary B. Quello Center · Michigan State University

Expert in the digital economy, including digital innovation, information and media policy, Internet governance including net neutrality

Media Economics Media Policy Net Neutrality Information Policy Digital Economy

Jennifer Shinall

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in discrimination, particularly in the areas of gender and disability.

Employer Rights Workplace Rights Gender Discrimination Disability

Rigoberto A. Lopez, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Lopez is an expert in food systems, marketing, and industrial organization.

Food Systems Marketing Industrial Organization Public Policy

Margaret Ray

Chair and Professor of Economics · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Ray specializes in applied microeconomics and econometrics, industrial organization and regional economics.

Economics Econometrics Applied Microeconomics Economic Education Industrial Organizations and Antitrust

Virginia Hughes

Associate Professor, Medical & Molecular Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Hughes has a background in public policy and biomedical research.

Transfusion Medicine Hematology Hemostasis Public Policy Statistics

David Sikora

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

David Sikora is an expert in human resource management and employee management.

Organizational Behavior Human Resource Management Employee Management

Ali Bigdeli

Associate Professor (Reader) in Industrial Service Innovation · Aston University

Dr Bigdeli is an expert in servitization and advanced services in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Strategy Business Model Innovation Servitization Service Innovation Organisational Change

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media