Associate Professor · Michigan State University
Chris Melde is an expert in youth violence, gangs, school violence, and youth violence prevention and intervention strategies
School Violence Program Evaluation Adolescent Development Youth Violence Gangs
Associate Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University
Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice Policy Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population Professor of Social Work and Sociology · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Dr. Valdez is an expert on the relationship between substance abuse and violence and health issues among high-risk groups.
Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Behavioral Health Social Development and Policy
Professor Emeritus · Loyola Marymount University
Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology
School Safety Youth Gangs Psychology and Catholicism Counseling Psychology
Professor of Biomedical, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering | College of Engineering · The Ohio State University
Biomedical expert, revolutionizing our knowledge of the relationship between nanoparticles and biology
Neural Engineering Nanotechnology Biomolecular Engineering Biomedical Engineering Nanoscale neural prosthetic devices
Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Clinical Associate Professor with expertise in gang intervention and education.
Social Work Gang Prevention/Intervention Children, Youth and Families Latino Culture Social Work Education
Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.
Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education
Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University
Edmund McGarrell is an expert in violence prevention, evidence-based crime policy, and community- and problem-oriented policing.
Gun, Gang and Drug Related Crime Violence Reduction Community Policing
Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University
David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.
Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police
Associate Professor and Co-Director of the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Social work expert, focusing on community outreach, network science, and the use of social networking technology by high-risk youth
Artificial Intelligence for Social Good Homelessness HIV Prevention Application of social networking methods to social work research Social Network Theory
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University
An expert on domestic violence, homicide, gun policy, and the intersection of public health and criminal justice
Policy Analysis Homicide Domestic Violence Gun Policy
Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health · University of Connecticut
Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.
Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health
Conrad N. Hilton Chair of Entrepreneurship, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University
Director, Fred Kiesner Center for Entrepreneurship
Financing of Entrepreneurial Companies Entrepreneurship Business Management Job Creation Small Business
Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University
Sociologist specializing in the topics of education, drug use, deviance, delinquency theories, and violent behavior
Social Psychology Delinquency Theories, Trends and Issues Sociology of Drugs Violent Behavior in Sports Fans Applied Research
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
Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor in Constitutional Law · UNC-Chapel Hill
Professor Gerhardt specializes in constitutional conflicts
Impeachment Law Discrimination Media Law Legislation Legal Theory
Professor of Practice · Tulane University
Professor Hlass focuses on law, policy and practices that affect access to justice within the immigration law regime.
Experiential Learning Asylum Law Children Access to Justice Immigration Law
Expert in school shooting prevention and crisis response · Florida Gulf Coast University
Abbe Finn specializes in school violence and workplace violence prevention.
school shooting prevention and intervention Clinical Mental Health Counseling Suicide Prevention Addictions Crisis Response
Associate Professor · University of Florida
Ben Hebblethwaite's research focuses on the languages and cultures of Haiti, Jamaica, France, Germany and the Netherlands.
Urban music and culture in France, Germany and the Netherlands Caribbean Religions Haitian Politics and Language Policy Jamaican Creole Haitian Creole
Professor · UC Irvine
Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.
Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media