Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising · Baylor University

Dr. Divita's areas of research are fashion forecasting and trend contagion; and textile, apparel and retailing industry topics.

Retailing Fashion Merchandising Apparel Textile Sciences Fashion Forecasting

Robert T. Fahey, Ph.D.

George F. Cloutier Professor in Forestry · University of Connecticut

Robert Fahey is interested in understanding linkages between the composition, structure, and functioning of forest ecosystems.

Forestry Natural Resources Forest Ecology Forest Ecosystems

Robert Karlicek

Director, Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA) & Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applications of LEDs in Lighting, sensing, disinfection, displays and control systems

Optoelectronics Advanced Sensor Technology Advanced Display Technologies Advanced Lighting Systems Lighting and Biological Applications

Andy Naranjo

Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Andy Naranjo is an expert in financial technology, including information flows and processing, and international finance.

Fintech Info Flows Cybersecurity Empirical Asset Pricing International Finance

Timothy J. Shaffer

Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Chair of Civil Discourse · University of Delaware

Prof. Shaffer studies the advancement of democratic practices by focusing on the role of civic professionals in institutional settings.

Civic Engagement Public Policy Civil Discourse Communication Deliberative Democracy

Bert Cregg

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in horticulture industry trends and carbon sequestration by trees.

Trees and Weather Tree Selection Fall Color Christmas Trees Tree Care

Karl Beckstrand

Publisher/Speaker · Premio Publishing & Gozo Books

Create, publish & share your stories for broadest impact

Publishing Ebooks E-Books Book Distribution Print Books

Eric Jackson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, CTI and Director CTSRC · University of Connecticut

Autonomous Vehicles Safety data integration and analysis Transportation Data Systems Web-based data collection, distributuon, and analysis Remote sensing and geographic information systems

Amanda Hooykaas

Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Association · University of Guelph

Bridge-builder, experiential educator, wilderness guide, lover of heritage, gardens, stories, and community.

Geography Sense of Community Sense of Place Belonging Creative Destruction

Mark Hart

Professor, Small Business & Entrepreneurship · Aston University

Professor Hart has worked and published extensively in the areas of entrepreneurship, enterprise and small business development and policy.

Economic Performance Business Policy SMEs Small Business Entrepreneurship

Chester Spatt

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Chester Spatt has been a leader in financial economics for more than four decades.

Banking, Finance and Investment Finance Economic Theory Applied Economics Econometrics

Mary Anne Trasciatti

Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is a Professor of Writing Studies and Rhetoric

Public Memory/Commemoration Public Protest Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Space and Public Expression Women's Studies

Carrie L. Peterson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Programs, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., University of Michigan | MSE and Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin | Postdoctoral Training, Northwestern University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Peterson's expertise is in neuromusculoskeletal biomechanics of human movement and rehabilitation design.

Home-Based Rehabilitation Neuromodulation Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Musculoskeletal Modeling and Simulation of Human Movement Neuroplasticity

Joyce Bono

Professor · University of Florida

Joyce Bono teaches managers how to create environments that achieve business objectives while supporting employee autonomy and well-being.

Attitudes and Motivation Quality of Work Life Gender at Work Management Leadership

Cang Ye, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Ye's research interests include Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, 3D Computer Vision, Robotics, and Intelligent Systems.

Teresa Coffman

Professor of Education · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Coffman’s research focuses on educational theory, pedagogy and teacher preparation.

Educational Theory Pedagogy Technology in Instruction Teacher Preparation Distance Learning

Timothy D. Golden

Professor, Lally School of Management; Area Head of Enterprise Management and Organization · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher on remote work, telecommuting, telework, and the relationship between technology and managerial behaviors.

Work-At-Home Virtual Teams Virtual Work Telework Telecommuting

Allan Zarembski

Professor of Practice Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Railway Engineering and Safety Program · University of Delaware

Prof. Zarembski has expertise in railroad track engineering and railroad safety.

Railroad Track Engineering Railroad Safety Derailment Analysis Wheel-Rail Interaction Rail Inspection

Joel Paul

Albert Abramson '54 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: paulj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4638 / Office 312-200

International Economic Law and Policy Presidential Powers in Foreign Affairs International Business Transactions National Security Law Foreign Relations Law

Mitra Fakhrashrafi

Curator and Librarian · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Mitra Fakhrashrafi (she/her) is an independent curator and librarian interested in sanctuary and indebted to border abolition organizing.

Libraries and Information Science Museum Studies Mixed Media Digital Media Curation