Gail E. Thomas, PhD

Professor of Sociology · Soka University

Professor Thomas is a sociology professor who specializes in the analysis of higher education.

Mentoring and Empowering Youth Race, Class and Gender Differences in Educational Access and Outcomes Education and Status Attainment Effective Education for Diverse Learners and At Risk Youth Race and Gender Relations

Francis Beckwith, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy & Church-State Studies, Affiliate Professor of Political Science · Baylor University

Nationally recognized philosopher and legal expert in the areas of religion, jurisprudence, politics and ethics.

Faith Law Church and State Issues Philosophical and Theological Ethics Ethics & Values

Melissa Gayan

Senior Lecturer, History · Georgia Southern University

Melissa Gayan specializes in Russian history and the former Soviet Union.

Islam in World History Nationalism and Identity Russia and the former Soviet Union The Caucasus 20th Century World History

Adeline Masquelier

Professor · Tulane University

Adeline Masquelier is an expert on religion, youth cultures, education and environmental issues in Niger, West Africa.

Niger, West Africa Health Youth Cultures Environmental Issues Education

Fatimah Tuggar

Artist & Assistant Professor of Contemporary Issues of Representation · OCAD University

artist working with technology as both medium and subject to address issues of social and environmental justice

Art and Creativity Art Education Art & Technology Installation Art Sculpture

Rebecca Johnson

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Victoria

Rebecca Johnson is a pioneer in Canadian law-and-film scholarship.

Intercultural Communication Indigenous Affairs Sexuality and the Law Same-sex Couples Colonialism

Julia Hanigsberg

President and CEO · Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Champion for children and youth with disabilities & healthcare CEO. Expert speaker and leader on diversity, innovation and inclusion.

Disabilities Patient Centred Care Children's Health Leadership Women in Leadership

Liette Vasseur

Professor and UNESCO Chair · Brock University

Working in Environmental sustainability, mainly sustainable agriculture and conservation

Plant biologist Pest management Ecosystem Management Ecosystem services Conservation Biology

Linda Trinh Vo

Professor, Department of Asian American Studies · UC Irvine

Dr. Linda Trinh Vo is a Professor and former Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

Gender Relations Racial and Ethnic Relations Vietnamese Experience Asian American Studies Immigrants and refugees

Professor Simon McKeown

Professor in the Institute of Modern Art in the School of Arts and Design · Teesside University

He is a specialist in the creative and digital arts and in animation.

Film Production Digital Arts Gaming Animation Arts

Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP

Director and Clinical Professor of Allied Health-PA Program and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in pain-management with a focus on deprescribing opioids while finding what works best for each individual patient.

Primary Care Resident Education Genreal Internal Medicine Pain Management Opioid Management

Elizabeth Croft

Associate Dean, Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Applied Science; Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Director, Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory · University of British Columbia

Professor Croft's research investigates how robotic systems can operate efficiently and effectively in partnership with people

Robotics Mechanical Engineering Human Robot Interaction Community Outreach Student Recruitment

Richard A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Gladstein Distinguished Chair of Human Rights and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Wilson is an expert on hate speech and incitement on social media.

Human Rights Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Anthropology Human rights trials International Human Rights

Daniel Gitterman, Ph.D.

Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dan Gitterman is the Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy.

Public Policy and Practice Domestic Policy Social Policy Globalization Political Economy

Ruth Braunstein, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Braunstein is a cultural sociologist interested in the role of taxes, taxpaying, religion, and morality in American political life.

Taxes and Taxpaying Religion Politics & Culture Faith-based Communities Religious Studies Cultural Sociology

Diane Meyer

Professor of Studio Arts (Photography) · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Studio Arts (Photography)

Amanda J. Crawford

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Crawford is a veteran political reporter, literary journalist, and expert in journalism ethics and misinformation.

Literary Journalism Media News Literacy Misinformation Journalism Ethics

Jo Carrillo

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: carrillo@uchastings.edu

California Community Property Comparative Marital Property Community Property Systems in the U.S. and Beyond Economic and financial aspects of intimpate partnerships Archival Research About the Representation of Law in Culture

A.B. Osborne

Assistant Professor of Animation in Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of Art and Design · Augusta University

A.B. Osborne is an expert in the the field of animation working in everything from classic cartoons to technical and medical animation.

Motion Graphics Technical and Medical Visualization Animation 3D Modeling Virtual and Augmented Reality

Buck Goldstein, J.D., M.Ed.

Professor of the Practice, UNC School of Education and University Entrepreneur-in-Residence · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in entrepreneurship, venture capital, research universities as agents of societal change, university governance & strategic planning.

Financial Service Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Leadership Entrepreneurial Education Business Planning