Douglas Johnson

Managing Director · Cranganore Inc

Investment Banker and Portfolio Strategist

Emerging Markets Islamic Finance Behavioral Finance Venture Capital Cryptocurrencies

Abe Usher

Chief Innovation Officer · HumanGeo Group

Chief Technology Officer at HumanGeo Group

Hadoop Social Network Analysis Big Data Data Science Data Analysis

Katherine Kortes-Miller

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work and Palliative Care Division Lead, Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health (CERAH) · Lakehead University

An unconventional death educator and researcher with a passion for palliative care and improving end of life care for all

Gerontology Palliative Care End-Of-Life Care Interprofessional Education and Care LGBTQ

John Schenk

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Schenk specializes in plant systems in order to understand the evolutionary processes of how and why species diversify

Plants Biology Systematic Biology

Leslie Kern

Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program · Mount Allison University

Expert in urban social issues, including gentrification, gender, and inequalities.

Gentrification/Displacement Gender Cities Urban Affairs Enviromental Justice

Li Dai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Political Violence Emerging Markets Multinational Corporations Institutional Theory Firm Strategy in Hostile Contexts

Dayna Nadine Scott

Associate Professor · Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Dr.Dayna Scott works in the areas of environmental law and policy; critical risk theory; environmental justice; and trade and globalization.

Environmental Law and Justice Gender and Environmental Health Toxic Substances Regulation Feminist Theory of the Body Pollution

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management | Faculty Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert on the global macroeconomic environment

Global Macroeconomic Issues International Monetary System External Imbalances Eurozone

Brenda Spotton Visano

University Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies · York University

Spotton Visano engages a variety of research methods to examine ways to improve access to basic financial services for low income Canadians.

Financial Literacy Economic Literacy Social Justice Financial Education Community Outreach

Leela Viswanathan

Associate Professor, Department of Planning and Geography · Queen's University

Leela Viswanathan teaches topics about social planning, planning history, qualitative research methods, and urban geography.

Urban Geography Qualitative Research Methods Indigenous-Municipal Relations in Planning Social Planning University-Community Engagement

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Abigail Lynam, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Interdisciplinary scholar-practitioner in adult development, transformative learning, and social & ecological change leadership development

Group Dynamics Contemplative Pedagogies Leadership Development Transformative Learning Social and Ecological Sustainability

Preetesh Kantak

Assistant Professor of Finance · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Preetesh Kantak is an expert in the areas of macrofinance, investments and alternative assets.

Alternative Assets Macrofinance Investments

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Laura Doering

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management · Rotman School of Management

Laura Doering's research examines how micro-level decisions and circumstances affect economic outcomes in developing countries

Qualitative Analytics Qualitative Research Data Analysis Statistic Econometrics

Ryan Paul

Lecturer of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. history, cultural history, and the beginnings of Utah's National Parks.

Utah National Parks History Utah Parks Company American History History Through Film Historic Preservation

Steven Gold

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on immigrants and migration.

Ethnic Entrepreneurs Ethnic Economies Immigration International Migration

Lorenza Beati

Curator of the U.S. National Tick Collection, Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Lorenza Beati's research focuses on the study of the taxonomy, evolutionary relationships, and population genetics of arthropods.

Hard-Ticks Ecology of the Swiss Alps Systematic Biology Arthropod Diversity Population Genetics of Arthropods

Tanya Harrison

Director of Science Strategy · Planet Labs

Professional Martian who has worked on rocks and robots on the Red Planet.

Space and Astrophysics Climate Change Satellite Based Remote Sensing of the Earth/atmosphere System Earth Science Women in STEM Careers

Dr Phil Porter

Reader in Geoscience and Geoscience Education · University Alliance

Phil studies the response of glaciers to a warming world. He’s led expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet.

Meltwater Global Warming Geoscience Glaciers Ice Sheets