Chris Melde

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

Julia Lee

Associate Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Fr. Tom Batsis

Professor Emeritus · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

School Safety Youth Gangs Psychology and Catholicism Counseling Psychology

Jessica Winter

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

Edmund McGarrell

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

David J. Thomas, Ph.D., LMHC

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

David Y. Choi, Ph.D.

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

Michael Ostrowsky

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

Frederick Steier, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Cybernetics researcher

Cybernetics Constructionist Research Methodologies Relationships Between Information Technologies, Organizational and Inter-Organizational Communication Work Teams and Communication Processes

Norbert Ross

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in child centered anthropology, including children and violence.

Central America Culture and Cognition Children and Violence Child Anthropology Theatre and Social Science

Laila Hlass

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

Abbe Finn, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

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

Michael Bachmann

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice · Texas Christian University

Michael Bachmann uses predictive analysis and researches cybersecurity issues to better predict crime events.

Project Safe Neighborhoods - Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program German Culture Hackers Risk Terrain Modeling Crime Mapping

Benjamin Hebblethwaite

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Ben Hebblethwaite's research focuses on the languages and cultures of Haiti, Jamaica, France, Germany and the Netherlands.

Creole Linguistics and Historical Linguistics Cannabis in the Caribbean Caribbean Music and Culture Haitian Culture Jamaica

Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Chancellor's Professor · UC Irvine

Jeffrey specializes in modern Chinese cultural history & world history, who has written on many contemporary as well as historical issues

Urban Globalization China Protest Gender

Renee Miller

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Instructional Track; Director, Undergraduate Neuroscience Program · University of Rochester

Miller examines sex differences in brains and behaviors. She is author of "Cognitive Bias in Fantasy Sports."

Fantasy Football Fantasy Sports and decision making Neuroscience Cognitive Bias Neurobiology

Michael Ballard

President & CEO · Resiliency for Life

I help people gain the insight to be inspired, key skills to manage and lead, and an easy to understand process to create success.

Resiliency Self-Leadership Stress Mental Health Productivity

Andre Norman

Corporate Trainer · Andre Norman Inc.

Motivational Speaker | Professional Training & Coaching

Motivational Speaking Anti-Gang Strategies Leadership Training and Development

Shekhar Garde

Dean, School of Engineering & Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Professor, Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leads the largest of the five schools at Rensselaer and conducts research in statistical mechanical theory and molecular modeling

Engineering Thermodynamics Simulations of Biological Systems Molecular Theory Hydration Phenomena at Interfaces and Nanosystems

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America