Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.
Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education
Associate Professor and Director of Safe Zone · University of Mary Washington
Dr. Wilson focuses on post-trauma functioning, particularly in survivors of sexual violence or mass trauma
Terrorism Trauma Sexual Violence Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD
Chair, Criminal Justice Department · Farmingdale State College
Dr. Cooke is chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, assistant professor in the department, and an author.
Juvenile Delinquency Public Policy Corrections Reentry Community Policing Program Evaluation
Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University
Prof. Zook is an award-winning journalist and author who covers social justice, race, and gender issues in media and politics.
Journalism Media Analysis Social Justice Issues Politics Race and Gender Relations
Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing
As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.
Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights
Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University
Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change
Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing
Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Incarceration and Racial Disparity Trauma Therapy Domestic Violence Social Work
Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Elizabeth Kim is committed to research that seeks to reduce racial disproportionality endemic to the juvenile justice system.
Translation Research Delinquency/Violence Schools Children & Families Juvenile Justice
Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University
David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.
Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police
Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School
Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture
Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues
Interim Associate Provost, Office of Faculty Development and Diversity · Georgia Southern University
Dr. Maxine Bryant holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Degree from Walden University.
Offender Reintegration Motivational Speaking Public Speaking Criminal Justice & Corrections Unaddressed Trauma and Incarceration
Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice Policy Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population Professor of Social Work and Sociology · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Dr. Valdez is an expert on the relationship between substance abuse and violence and health issues among high-risk groups.
Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Behavioral Health Social Development and Policy
Dean, School of Psychology + Doctoral Faculty, Psychology · Fielding Graduate University
Psychology professor and licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focused on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations
Forensic Psychology Neuropsychology Substance Abuse in Interpersonal Violence Victims Use and Abuse of Prescription Psychostimulants Intellectual Disability in Capital Crimes
Associate Director · Columbia International Longevity Centre
Dr. Ruth Finkelstein translates interdisciplinary scientific knowledge on aging and its societal implications into policy-focused practice.
Vaccination Public Policy Ageing in Place Lifelong Learning Active Ageing
Author & Public Speaker · National Speakers Bureau & Global Speakers Agency; Random House Canada, Simon & Schuster USA/UK/Australia
Shannon Moroney: Speaker, Author, Advocate
Forgiveness/Reconciliation Restorative Justice Violence Prison Reform Resilience
Professor · Tulane University
Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.
Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies
Speaker, Author, Radio Talk Show Host · Lisa Kratz Thomas
"From the Crack House to the State House" Using the Adversity in my life to bring out the best your life"
Assistant Professor, School of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University
Jay Kennedy is an expert on employee theft with a particular focus on small and medium enterprises.
Occupational Deviance Business Ethics Product Counterfeiting Corporate Crime Organizational Deviance
Professor of Med-Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Co-Director of HIV Services, North Carolina Department of Corrections · UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Wohl is an infectious disease expert specializing in research related to HIV and Ebola.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infectious Disease Ebola