Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Ozzie Zehner

Visiting Scholar · UC Berkeley

Author of Green Illusions | Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley

Alternative Energy Environmentalism Wind Power Consumer Society Walking and Biking Neighborhoods

Peter G. Klein, Ph.D.

Professor of Entrepreneurship · Baylor University

Peter G. Klein is an economist who studies managerial and organizational issues, with a special interest in entrepreneurship and innovation

Entrepreneurship Innovation Diversification Vertical Coordination Public Policy

Robert Kazanjian

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Growth and Development of Technology-Based New Ventures Management of Innovation in Large Complex Organizations Strategy Implementation and Large Scale Strategic Change

Heidi Tworek

Assistant Professor of History · University of British Columbia

Professor Tworek's current research focuses on communications, international organizations, history, and transatlantic relations.

News and Media International Relations International Organizations Legal History Germany and Europe

Tony Smith

Professor of Political Science and Law · UC Irvine

Tony Smith’s knowledge of politics includes Constitutional Law, the U.S. Supreme Court and election law.

Political Science International Law Legal Institutions US Politics Comparative Law

Li Dai, Ph.D.

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

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

Carolyn Dudek

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Dudek specializes in comparative politics with regional focuses in Europe and Latin America

Latin American Politics European Politics Regional Economic Growth and Development Fluent in Spanish

Michael Salerno

Emeritus Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the UC Hastings Legislation Clinic · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: salernom@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4663 / Office 202-198

The Legislative Process Statutory Interpretation and Bill Drafting Issues in State and Local Governance Legislative Process and Procedure Bruget Processes

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Central America Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes

Susan Elkinawy, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

International Finance Investments Corporate Finance Higher Education Public Speaking

John Pironti

President · IP Architects, LLC.

Experienced, knowledgable, dynamic, high energy speaker who is an industry thought leader information risk management and security and has a

Information Risk Management and Security Cyber Security It Audit It Compliance It Risk Management

Andrew Finch

Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development; Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert who specializes in recovery high schools, substance use disorders, teen addiction and school counseling.

Addiction and mental health counseling Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Addiction Teen Addiction Drug Abuse

J. Andrew Hansen

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Policy Public Policy Criminology Criminal Justice Police

Jacqueline Kennelly

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology · Carleton University

Professor Kennelly's work encompasses youth cultural studies, critical educational studies, urban sociology, and social movements

Youth Cultures Citizenship Democracy Social Inclusion and Exclusion Globalization and Neoliberalism

John Sedunov, PhD

Professor of Finance and Real Estate | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

John Sedunov, PhD, is an expert in banking, cryptocurrencies and financial institutions

Blockchain Federal Reserve Tariffs Political Economy fintech

Professor Akintola Akintoye

Dean of School · Leeds Beckett University

Professor Akintola Akintoye, Dean of School of Built Environment and Engineering, joined the University in 2017.

Modelling Civil Engineering Construction Economics Architecture Economic Formation

Linda Godel

Partner, Business Law Group · Torkin Manes LLP

Extensive experience advising charities and not-for-profit organizations — Chair of the firm’s Not-for-Profit & Charities Law Practice Group

Directors' Duties of Not For Profits and Charities Mergers of Not For Profit and Charities Governance of Not for Profits and Charities Charities Not for Profits

Rebecca Natow

Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Dr. Natow teaches higher educational leadership and policy in the Department of Specialized Programs

Program Evaluation Qualitative Research Methods Higher Education Educational Policy Student Affairs

Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Bolnick is an expert on genetic ancestry testing and how sociopolitical forces & history shape human genomic diversity.

Native American Genetic Histories Human Biodiversity Genetic Ancestry Testing Anthropology Ancient DNA