Stephen M. Strader, PhD

Assistant Professor of Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Stephen Strader, PhD, is an expert on the interaction of climate change, natural hazards, and society.

Wildfires Severe Weather Hazards and Society Natural Hazards Geographic Information Systems

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Associate Professor; Director of the Center for Global and Public Health | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Climate Change Immigrant Health Public Health Community & Public Health Nursing Epidemiology

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of I-SENSE · Florida Atlantic University

Jason Hallstrom is director of FAU's I-SENSE program.

Data Analytics Communication The Internet of Things Embedded Network Systems Internet-scale Sensing Infrastructure

Shaowen Xu

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Shaowen Xu is an expert in Friction Stir Welding Processing, Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanofracture and Nanofailure.

Stress Analysis Material Behavior of Advanced Engineering Materials and Bio-materials Friction Stir Welding Processing Advanced Nanomaterials, Nanofracture and Nanofailure Transient Dynamics of Extreme Loads

Charles Venator-Santiago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Venator-Santiago is an expert in US territorial law and policy with a focus on the history of citizenship

Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Public Law Puerto Rico/US Law Territorial Legal History Latino Politics Political Theory

Bruno Takahashi

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Bruno Takahashi's research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs and the links between media and policy.

Risk Communication Environment Journalism Environmental Communication Science Communication Environmental Behaviors

Alicia Partnoy

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

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Writing and Political Repression Testimonio Women Writers Social Semiotics Contemporary Latin American Literature

Don Duke, Ph.D., P.E.

Expert in water resources and pollution control · Florida Gulf Coast University

Don Duke applies science and engineering analysis to policy and management decisions.

Municipal stormwater pollution reduction Industrial stormwater pollution reduction Flood mitigation policy Water Resources Policy Water quality assessment

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Biology Aquaculture “Captain Seaweed” Marine Algae Commercial uses of seaweed

Louis A. Pérez, Ph.D.

J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History. Director, Institute for the Study of the Americas, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Pérez’s principal research interests center on the 19th and 20th century Caribbean, with a research emphasis on Cuba.

Cuba Cuban Revolution Caribbean Studies Latin American Culture

Henry Juszkiewicz

Chairman and CEO · Gibson Guitar Corp.

Hittin' The Best Note! Gibson's CEO plucks just the right strings as an experienced & energetic speaker on consumer branding, marketing

Fan Based Marketing How to Grow A Company How to Deal With A Government Investigation Marketing Your Brand Strategies for Leadership

Maurya Glaude

Professor of Practice · Tulane University

Maurya Glaude is an expert in adolescent mental health, disaster mental health and innovative social work teaching methods.

Disaster Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Adolescent Mental Health

Heather Walsh-Haney, Ph.D.

Expert in forensic studies and human rights · Florida Gulf Coast University

Heather Walsh-Haney teaches forensic science and regularly assists law enforcement finding and studying remains in Florida

Ground-penetrating radar Trauma Analysis Witness Testimony Child Abuse Forensics

Cynthia Martinez

Director, Global Corporate Communications · Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Director, Global Corporate Communications at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Corporate Communications Crisis Communications Crisis Management