Kurt Dewhurst

Director, Curator, and Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on: Museum Studies, Folklore, Folk Art, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy, International Cultural Engagement

Cultural Heritage Practice International Engagement Cultural Policy Folklore and Folklife Museum Studies

Eric Gable

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gable is an expert on museum studies, heritage, and the religion and politics of West Africa and of Outer Island Indonesia.

Anthropology Museum Studies Heritage Religion and Politics of West Africa and Outer Island Indonesia

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Dr Anton Popov

Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Dr Popov's research interest is in social anthropology, with a particular focus on postsocialist societies.

Social Anthropology Postsocialist Societies Cultural Heritage Identity and Transnationalism Youth Culture

Joanne Hammond

Archaeologist · Pacific Heritage Research

Heritage expert connected to BC's archaeology and Indigenous heritage communities, dedicated to public outreach on BC's past.

Archaeology Archaeological Research Archaeological Survey land use studies Heritage

Brett Riggs

Professor · Western Carolina University

A research archaeologist, Brett Riggs is a former deputy tribal historical preservation officer for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Landscape Archaeology Prehistoric Archaeology Cultural Heritage Excavation Protection Of Cultural Heritage

Laura Madokoro

Assistant Professor, History and Classical Studies · McGill University

Laura's research focuses on the history of race, refugees and religious and secular humanitarianism.

Refugee and Human Rights Issues Immigration Canadian History Archives Heritage

Crystal Marull

Lecturer · University of Florida

Crystal Marull's research is in bilingualism and second language acquisition.

Distance/Online Learning Pedagogy Second Language Pedagogy Heritage Language Acquisition Education Second Language Processing

Krystyn Moon

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Moon is an expert in U.S. immigration history, popular culture, race and ethnic studies, foodways, gender and sexuality, & consumerism.

Consumerism Foodways Popular Culture U.S. Immigration History Race and Ethnic Studies

Candace Keller

Associate Professor of African Art and Visual Culture · Michigan State University

Candace M. Keller is an expert in African art and West African photography

West African Photography African Arts

Jacquelyn Micieli-Voutsinas

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jacque Micieli-Voutsinas is a critical museum studies scholar with expertise on 9/11 memory and landscapes of terrorism, broadly defined.

Post-9/11 Heritage Debates Museum Studies Memory and Geopolitics 9/11 Memorial Landscapes Cultural Heritage at Sites of Terrorism

Emile Lester

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

Dr. Lester is an expert in church and state issues, especially controversies surrounding teaching religion in schools.

American Constitutional Law Church and State Issues Teaching Religion in Schools Minority Religious Groups Political Philosophy

Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Public Health · Baylor University

An expert in Physical Functioning, Obesity and Diabetes, Survey Methodology, and Physical Activity.

Physical Activity Obesity and Diabetes Physical Functioning Survey Methodology

Matt Sakakeeny

Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicology · Tulane University

Matt Sakakeeny studies the intersections of music, race and power.

Music Musicology Music Anthropology Ethnomusicology Brass Bands

Jason James

Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Jason James' research comes out of a fascination and dismay at the power of collective identities with nations, ethnic groups, and "races."

Anthropology Sociology German Studies Nationalism Tourism

William Perez

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Immigration Status & Nationality Race and Ethnicity Diversity Social Identity Motivation

Amilcar Shabazz

Professor of History and Africana Studies, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amilcar Shabazz has been a prominent voice in the movement to make reparations to descendants of former enslaved Americans.

Reparations for Slavery Juneteenth African American Educational History and Public Policy Afro-Americans in the Caribbean, Central and South America African American Biography

Mara Scanlon

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Professor of English, Department of English, Linguistics and Communication

Digital Humanities Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory Twentieth-Century Literature Asian American Studies Bakhtinian theory

Rebeca Acevedo

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Spanish Linguistics USA Spanish Linguistics Romance Linguistics Spanish Education

Sonya Atalay

Provost Professor of Anthropology and Director of Center for Braiding Indigenous Knowledges and Science (CBIKS) · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sonya Atalay explores ways that repatriation and reclaiming of heritage provides lessons for decolonizing and Indigenizing institutions

Indigenous Knowledge Indigenous Studies Native American Studies Cultural Anthropology Critical Heritage Studies