Kelly Shannon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Kelly Shannon, Ph.D. specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations, with particular attention to the 20th century.

Modern Iran Human Rights U.S. Foreign Relations 20th Century U.S. Modern Islamic World

Lori Foroozandeh

Author · Author

Speaker for WOMENS rights EVERYWHERE: Domestic Violence, Childhood sexual abuse, fighting for Womens Rights in IRAN!!!

Childhood Sexual Abuse Prevention Laws and Culture in Iran (What to Avoid) Domestic Violence (Sharing and Motivation) Islam Muslim

Russell Lucas

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in U.S.-Middle East relations and politics of the Arab world

Democratization Saudi Arabia Public Opinion Middle East Politics Foreign Policy

Charles Kurzman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Sociology, and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Charles Kurzman is a Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specializing in Middle East and Islamic studies.

Sociology of Religion Islam and the Middle East Middle East Studies Democracy Building Terrorism

Farhang Rouhani

Associate Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Associate Professor, Department of Geography

Gender Studies Queer Theory Cultural Geography Iranian and Muslim Diaspora Human Geography

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Iraqi-Canadian Socio-Legal Academic & Advocate

Middle Eastern Affairs Iraqi Affairs Counter-Terrorism Islamophobia Racial Profiling

Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Isaac Chun-Hai Fung is a digital health expert and an infectious disease epidemiologist.

Digital Health Outbreak Responses Epidemiology Infectious Disease Epidemiology Emergency Preparedness

Virginia Estabrook

Assistant Professor of Anthropology · Georgia Southern University

Virginia Easterbrook research focuses on bioarcheology and paleopathology.

Bioarcheology Paleobiography Sociology Anthropology Neanderthals

Mahmoud Nourayi, Ph.D.

Professor of Accounting, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Paul A. Grosch Professor

Tax + Financial Consultant Auditor in Government and Public Accounting Internal Auditor + Accounting Manager Public Accounting

Carrie Liu Currier

Chair and Associate Professor, Political Science; Asian Studies · Texas Christian University

Carrie Liu Currier writes on Asian politics and relations, with emphasis on China and Taiwan.

North Korea-China Relations Feminist Theory International relations of East Asia Politics of China Global Political Economy

Henrik Christensen

Director, Contex Robotics Insitute · UC San Diego

Henrik Christensen is a national policy leader for the field of robotics and has testified before Congress on the subject.

Artificial Intelligence Human Robot Interaction Cognitive Robotics Robotics Autonomous Vehicles

Thomas Kostigen

Writer · Thomas Kostigen

Climate Risk // NYT Bestselling Author

Journalism Environment Financial Services Weather Climate

Glen Duerr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Studies · Cedarville University

Dr. Deurr's research interests include nationalism and secession, comparative politics, and international relations theory

International Terrorism Domestic Terrorism International Relations Brexit

Peter J. Bergerson, Ph.D.

Expert in national and Florida politics and public policy · Florida Gulf Coast University

Peter Bergerson focuses on U.S. campaigns and elections, the presidency and congress.

U.S. Census Florida Politics Florida Elections Florida's role in national elections U.S. Politics

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

Robert Saunders

Professor, History, Politics, and Geography · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Saunders teaches from a global point of view; he is an expert on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Anthropocene International Politics Global Politics Comparative Religions Politics

Robert Rabil, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Robert Rabil is an expert in political Islam, terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and U.S.-Arab relations.

U.S. Foreign Policy Reform in the Arab world U.S.-Arab Relations Terrorism Political Islam

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Arab-Israeli Conflict Middle East Peace Process Political Protests

David Lewis

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in federal bureaucracy, including agency performance, agency oversight and the political appointment process.

Congressional oversight Presidential appointments Public Administration American Politics Government Agencies

Matthew Kerbel, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Matthew Kerbel, PhD, is the go-to source for stories about political communication.

Political Science Political Parties Presidency and Governorship American Government Media and Politics