Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Iraqi-Canadian Socio-Legal Academic & Advocate

Middle Eastern Affairs Iraqi Affairs Counter-Terrorism Islamophobia Racial Profiling

Jason Davidson

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Davidson is a specialist in American Foreign and Security Policy, and International Security.

American Foreign Policy American Security Policy International Security British, French and Italian Foreign Policy

Carl Castro

Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health

Prof. Quassim Cassam

Professor, Philosophy · University of Warwick

Quassim Cassam researches intellectual vices, post-truth, extremism, the philosophy of terrorism, and the philosophy of general practice.

Philosophy of the Mind Self-Knowledge Philosophy of Terrorism Post-Truth Philosophy

Thomas Schwartz

Distinguished Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies.

Henry Kissinger American Foreign Relations Modern European History International Relations History of U.S. Foreign Policy

Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert is a leading expert on war, terrorism and American politics and has testified to the U.S. Congress on Islamic Extremism.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Bonnie Triezenberg

Lecturer in Systems Engineering and Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Space & Intelligence Systems Software Architecture Systems Engineering and Design Program Management

Karin Fry

Department Chair, Philosophy and Religious Studies · Georgia Southern University

Karin Fry is an expert in continental, social and political philosophy as well as the works of Arendt, Lyotard, and Kant.

Kant Feminism Arendt Philosophy of Art 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy

Najwa al-Qattan

Emeritus Professor 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

Stephen Dyson, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Stephen Dyson's research is focused upon the psychology of elite decision making in foreign policy.

International Relations World Leaders Foreign Policy Elite Decision Making

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

Matt Zierler

Associate Professor of International Relations · Michigan State University

An expert in U.S. foreign policy, international security, international relations theory, international law and international cooperation.

International Relations Libya France Terrorism Turkey

Vince Rozario

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Vince Rozario is an curator focusing on issues of decolonizing the canon, multiple modernities, queer diasporas, and transnational futures.

Canadian Art History Community Organization Writing Curation Art History

Eli Berman

Professor of Economics · UC San Diego

Eli Berman is known for applying rational choice analysis to the behavior of radical religious groups.

Applied Econometrics Labor Demand and Technological Change Economics of Religion and Demography Development and Conflict Labor Economics

Kara Vuic

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

Kara Vuic's research bridges the history of wars and militarization, the history of gender and sexuality, and social and cultural history.

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

Enrico Moretti

Professor · Haas School of Business & Department of Economics |University of California, Berkeley

Expert on urban economics and labor economics

Labor Economics Urban Economics The Economics of Cities and Regions

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

Crystal Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut

Meaning Making Psychology of Religiousness and Spirituality Stress, Trauma and Coping Yoga Research Cancer Survivorship

Patrick Bordnick

Dean, Tulane University School of Social Work · Tulane University

Bordnick is a pioneer in the use of virtual reality for substance abuse assessment and intervention.

Self-Care Virtual Reality Technology Health Autism