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

Danny Brassell

Founder · Lazyreaders.com

Reading Ambassador, Motivational Speaker & Founder of “The Lazy Readers’ Book Club”

Reading Motivation Creativity

Susan Finerty

President · Finerty Consulting

Author of Master the Matrix: 7 Essentials for Getting Things Done in Complex Organizations

Matrix Management Influence Without Authority Change Management Being Strategic Building Partnerships

Patricia Arredondo, Ed.D.

Fielding Fellow · Fielding Graduate University

Diversity & Inclusion Expert

Psychology Higher Education Administration Higher Education Graduate Education Faculty Governance in Higher Education

Juliana Fernandes

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Juliana Fernandes is an expert in the uses and effects of negative information in persuasive communication messages.

Social Media Media Trust Misinformation Advertising Strategy Political Advertising

Yang Feng

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Yang Feng's research focuses on the role of AI as an information delivery agent as well as a powerful research tool.

Consumer Psychology AI Artificial Intelligence Advertising Campaign Advertising Research and Strategy

Spiro Kiousis

Executive Associate Dean/Professor · University of Florida

Spiro Kiousis’ research interests include political public relations, political communication and digital communication.

Public Relations Campaign Public Relations Research Public Relations Strategy Political Communication

Marc-Andre Pigeon

Director, Financial Sector Policy · Credit Union Central of Canada

Experienced financial services professional, researcher, and credit union advocate

Credit Unions Policy Finance Advocacy Research

Vickie Sullivan

President · Sullivan Speaker Services, Inc.

Vickie K. Sullivan

Robert Hughes

Adjunct Lecturer · University of Florida

Robert Hughes combines expertise gained from three decades in the advertising and marketing fields with communication theory.

Digital Streaming Media Strategic Communication Marketing Advertising

Catherine Kaputa

Brand Strategist, Speaker and Author · SelfBrand

Branding, Personal Branding, Innovation, Leadership, Women's Issues

Amy Jo Coffey

Associate Professor/Program Coordinator · University of Florida

Amy Jo Coffey's research interests include audience economics and language, as well as market segmentation.

Audience Analytics Audience Research Media Competition Media Entrepreneurship Media Management and Economics

Rebecca Frazer

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Rebecca Frazer is a media psychology researcher, focusing on how people process and respond to story-form/narrative media.

Media and Public Policy Attitudes Humanization in Media Moral Psychology Narrative Media Media Psychology

Christen Buckley

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Christen Buckley's research areas include advocacy, communication technology, the ethics of technology, and public interest communication.

Strategic Communication Crisis Communication Communication Technology Corporate Social Responsbility Social Advocacy and Social Change

Ryan Hunt

Lecturer · University of Florida

Ryan Hunt recently was co-editor-in-chief at Sports Illustrated, managing editorial staff and digital strategy and franchise development.

Sports Business Sports Media Sports and Society Sports Reporting and Production

Yuan Sun

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yuan Sun studies AI in strategic communication expert, focusing on user trust, digital health, and social media's psychological effects.

Trust Media Psychology and Media Effects Gaming AI Artificial Intelligence

Radley Balko

Investigative Journalist · The Washington Post

Senior writer for the Washington Post, where I do investigative reporting on civil liberties and the criminal justice system

Law Enforcement Police Civil Liberties Crime Prosecutorial Misconduct

Adam Tanner

Fellow · Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University

A fellow at Harvard, Tanner chronicles the entrepreneurs and customers behind the multibillion dollar business of personal data

Data Casinos Marketing Privacy Government

Saraswathi Bellur, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Connecticut

Saras Bellur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut.

Interactive Health Technologies Media Interfaces Human-Computer Interaction Mediated Content

Huan Chen

Associate Professor/Interim Department Chair · University of Florida

Huan Chen’s research interests include AI and communication, new media and advertising, social media and health communication.

Artificial Intelligence International and Intercultural Communication Digital and Mobile Media Communication Integrated Communication Strategic Communication