gang violence Experts
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 Emeritus · Loyola Marymount University
Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology
School Safety Youth Gangs Psychology and Catholicism Counseling Psychology
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
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 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
Clinical Associate Professor, Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Holly Priebe Sotelo is a Clinical Associate Professor Field Education of Social Work
Mediation and Conflict Resolution Human Trafficking / Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Child Abuse and Neglect School Violence and Crisis Response Human Relations, Diversity and Equity
Distinguished Professor of Education · UNC-Chapel Hill
Dorothy Espelage is one of the world's leading authorities on student well-being, school safety, and bullying.
Suicide Prevention Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the Schools, Workplace, and Military Gender-based Trauma Lgbtq Awareness Bullying
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
Founder · Last Play Training Inc.
Founder of Last Play Training Inc.
Sports Team Building Inspirational Resilience Love & Happiness
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