David Smilde

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and and Senior Associate Fellow at CIPR · Tulane University

David Smilde is an expert in the sociology of culture, sociology of religion, social movements, political sociology and Latin America.

Human Rights Social Movements Sociology of Culture Sociology of Religion Political Sociology

Peter Sham

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Suzuki movement, directing and producing musical theatre, and character development for actors

Stage Direction Voice and Speech Training Directing Musical Theater Voice Over Producing

Christopher L. Gipson

Postdoctoral Instructor of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Christopher Gipson is an expert in Greek mythology and tragedy, as well as cannibalism and anthropophagy in Greek literature.

Greco-Roman Religion Satyr-Play Greek Tragedy Greek Literature Greek Mythology

Paul Maranger, B.Com., MBA

Broker and Senior Vice President, Sales · Sotheby's International Realty Canada

Paul Maranger is one of Canada's top Realtors with Sotheby's International Realty Canada and co-founded Paul and Christian Associates.

COVID-19 International Sellers Real Estate Advisor Condominiums Luxury Real Estate

Dr. Howard Keeley

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Howard Keeley is the director of the Center for Irish Research and Teaching at Georgia Southern University

Modern Irish Literature

Christian Vermast

Sales Representative, Senior Vice President, Sales · Sotheby's International Realty Canada

Christian, a consummate sales award winner, has consistently ranked among the top real estate agents in the city for well over a decade.

Toronto Housing Market Condominiums Real Estate Condos Country Living

Margaret Beckel

President and CEO · Canadian Museum of Nature

Champion for creating, advancing and sharing knowledge about nature's past, present and future.

Marketing & Branding Change Management & Strategic Planning Senior Executive Leadership Business Transformation Museum Administration

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, DLitt

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Humanities scholar, award-winning filmmaker and best-selling National Geographic author

Music Theory Comparative Religious Studies Disruptive Technology Organizational Innovation Academic Writing

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Professor of Anthropology / Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Whitney Battle-Baptiste's research focuses on how the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality look through an archaeological lens.

Archaeology Black Feminist Theory Heritage Studies African Studies

Jennifer Lewis-Botica

Archaeologist, Principal · Kleanza Consulting Ltd.

Pacific northwest archaeologist specializing in cultural resource management. Passionate about community engagement and Indigenous heritage.

Archaeological Research Archaeological Survey archaeological ethics Heritage heritage ethics

Amanda Hooykaas

Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Association · University of Guelph

Bridge-builder, experiential educator, wilderness guide, lover of heritage, gardens, stories, and community.

Geography Sense of Community Sense of Place Belonging Creative Destruction

Dr Islam Issa

Reader in Literature and History · Birmingham City University

His work has focused primarily on the modern-day reception of Renaissance and Early Modern English literature in global contexts.

Middle East Cultural History Literature Milton Shakespeare Cultural History

Stephen Sloan, B.B.A., M.A., PhD.

Director of Institute for Oral History, Associate Professor of History · Baylor University

Stephen Sloan is an Associate Professor of History at Baylor University.

Oral History Public History Oral Histories Of Genocide Texas WWII Vets And Liberation Of Concentration Camps Cold War Crises and Conflicts

Linda Naiman

Founder & President · Creativity at Work

Design Thinking, Arts in Business, Leadership Development, Creativity and Innovation skills development, Coaching, Training, Facilitating

Creativity Innovation Design Thinking arts based learning Leadership Development

Adam Barbu

Independent Writer and Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Winner of the 2015 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators

Curating Art Design Exhibiting Canadian Heritage

Andréa Livi Smith

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Smith is an urban planner, preservationist and architectural historian whose research focuses on urban design and preservation.

Gamification Graves and Burial Sites Walkability Preservation Urban Design

Janet Goldner

Sculptor, Photographer, Videographer · Janet Goldner studio

Artist; Cross Cultural & International Consulting; African Arts & Culture Expert

Arts Adventure Travel Cultural Heritage

Jodi McDavid

Owner · McDavid Brodie Consulting

Public sector folklorist with experience in non-profits, higher education, museums and archives.

Folklore Cultural Practices University-Community Engagement Initiation Hazing

Professor Hazel Barrett

Professor in Development Geography · Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), Coventry University

Professor Hazel Barrett is a leading researcher and campaigner on the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Human Rights Refugees Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa Social Justice