Emily Deering Crosby

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Emily Deering Crosby is a rhetorical critic of popular culture with research concentrations in feminist criticism.

Popular Culture Feminist Criticism Critical Sport Study Digital Rhetoric Women in Country Music

Alexandra Neel

Associate Professor of English and Director of Humanities · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Visual Cultures Theories and Histories of Photography Travel Literature Polar Studies

Peter Koch, PhD

Assistant Professor of Philosophy · Villanova University

Peter Koch, Ph.D., is an expert in philosophical issues of biomedical and clinical ethics related to patient well-being, harm and disease.

Harm Brain Death Euthanasia Philosophy of Disability Philosophy of Disease

John M. Heffron, PhD

Director of the MA Program in Educational Leadership and Societal Change, Professor of Educational History and Culture · Soka University

Professor Heffron is a development scholar whose focus is the cultural and intellectual history of education nationally and transnationally

U.S. Relations in Asia and the Pacific Development History Educational History

Virginia Parks

Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy · UC Irvine

Virginia Parks, PhD, is a geographer and urban planner specializing in the study of urban inequality.

Clean Energy Transition Urban Politics and Policy Racial Inequality Employment Local Economic Development

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

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

Najwa al-Qattan

Professor Emeritus of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

The Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Muslim Court Jews and Christians under Islam The First World War

Kevin P. McDonald

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History Atlantic World Piracy Indian Ocean World Maritime History

Julia DeLancey

Professor of Art History · University of Mary Washington

Dr. DeLancey is an expert in the art history of early modern Italy, 15th & 16th century Italian painting, history of art in Venice & more

History of Disabilities Pigments Color Sellers Art History of Renaissance Italy Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-century Italian Painting

Teresa Scassa

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law

Legal issues in Digital Cartography Citizen Science Intellectual Property Freedom of Expression Open Government

Paul D. Fallon

Associate Professor of Linguistics · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Fallon is an expert on phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, writing systems and Cushitic linguistics

Cushitic Linguistics Historical Linguistics Phonology Morphology Writing Systems

Kara Dixon Vuic

LCpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in 20th-Century America · Texas Christian University

Prof. Vuic writes about women, gender, and the US military.

War, Gender and the U.S. Military 20th Century United States Social, Cultural, and Gender History World Wars Women and the Military War and Society

Vincent Lloyd, PhD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Studies · Villanova University

Vincent Lloyd, PhD, researches issues and trends related to religion in politics and race, and how these areas affect social change.

Religion The Role of Religion in Racial Justice Organizing Religion in Politics and Race Religion in Mass Incarceration Religious Ideas of Crime and Punishment

Lauren McMillan

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Lauren McMillan is the University of Mary Washington's resident historical archaeologist and an expert on middle-Atlantic American history.

African Disapora Archaeology Archaeology Anthropology Historical Archaeology

Michelle Kaminski

Associate Professor of Human Resources & Labor Relations · Michigan State University

Michelle Kaminski is an expert in labor unions, right-to-work, women and leadership, collective bargaining and workplace bullying.

Workplace Bullying Right to Work Labor Unions Women and Leadership

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

Ronald Hall

Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert in racism and diversity.

Colorism Bleaching Syndrome Racism Discrimination Black/White Racial Conflict

Ruben Martinez

Professor of Sociology and Director of the Julian Samora Research Institute · Michigan State University

Ruben Martinez is an expert in race and ethnic relations, education of ethnic minorities, and environmental justice.

Race in America Institutional Change Ethnic Minorities Diversity Leadership Latinx Voting Habits

Frank Costigliola, D.Phil.

Distinguished Professor, Department of History · University of Connecticut

Distinguished Professor specializing in modern history, United States foreign relations, and the United States in the 20th century.

Modern History American History Twentieth Century History U.S. Foreign Relations History