Herman Berliner

Professor of Economics · Hofstra University

Dr. Berliner is focused on increasing and promoting global business programs, student entrepreneurship, and other experiential learning.

Economics Economics and Public Policy Finance Financial Policy Economics of Higher Education

Stephen Taylor

Senior Associate · National Citizens Coalition

Director at National Citizens Coalition

Public Relations Strategic Communications Media Relations

Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication · Hofstra University

Veteran journalist and media executive; now shaping the vision of one of the country's top communication schools.

news platforms news industry Digital Media Broadcast News Media Ethics

Frank Waddell

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Frank Waddell's research interests are at the intersection of new technology and online storytelling.

Artificial Intelligence Media Violence Media Effects Online News Fake News

Graham Rayman

Staff Writer, The Village Voice · Movable Type Management

This Just In! Breaking news is your event will hit the papers when award-winning investigative journalist for The Village Voice is on stage

Journalism Investigative Reporting

Marc Smith

Chief Social Scientist · Connected Action

Internet sociologist, using social network analysis and visualization to map and understand social media

Social Media Social Networks Business Collaboration Information Visualization

Jingsi Christina Wu

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Media studies scholar Jingsi Wu focuses her research on the crossroads of entertainment media, politics, civic engagement, and culture.

Media Studies Political Communication and Social Media Chinese Media Cultural Sociology Game Studies

Kristie Bunton

Dean · Texas Christian University

Kristie Bunton's expertise lies in media ethics, media accountability, gender, race and class issues.

Editing Media Accountability Media and Gender Mass Media Ethics Race and Class Issues

Fiona Graham

Technology of business reporter · BBC News

Technology of business reporter at BBC News

Journalism Television Writing & Editing Multimedia Reporting Technology

Carl Zimmer

Columnist · The New York Times

Columnist at The New York Times

Books Magazine Articles Newspaper Science Biology

Christopher Finlay

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Communication Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Communication Studies

New Media Global Communications Journalism Qualitative Research Policy Analysis

Victoria Harres

Director, Audience Development · PR Newswire

Duchess of Twitterville! An organization's online voice is a key to building brand awareness, authenticity, and audience engagement

Social Media Content Marketing Pr & Communications Strategies Social Media for Business Digital Media Strategies

Frank Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Research: public policy, agenda-setting, interest groups in American politics, the death penalty and racial profiling in traffic stops.

Race and Profiling Public Policy Death Penalty Interest groups in American politics Agenda-setting

Cynthia Barnett

Environmental Journalist in Residence · University of Florida

Cynthia Barnett is an environmental journalist who writes about water and climate issues.

Florida Ecology Climate Change Environmental Journalism Sustainability

Paul Loeb

Founder · The Campus Election Engagement Project

Author and lecturer on civic engagement

Citizen Activism Community Involvement Political Hope Students Youth Involvement

Andrew Selepak

Lecturer/Program Coordinator · College of Journalism and Communications

Andrew Selepak can speak to a variety of topics, including pop culture, online education, fake news and partisan media.

Personal Branding Online Learning Online Media Media Effects Social Media

Erin Griffith

Writer · PandoDaily

Just add water! PandoDaily's resident gardner digs beneath the roots to find the latest stories on the New York startup and technology scene

Entrepreneurship Startups Journalism Technology and Digital Media Technology Startups

Luvvie Ajayi

Digital Strategist · The Red Pump Project

Award-winning writer, humorist and social media strategist

Social Media Blogging Branding

Angela Patterson, PhD

Adjunct Faculty, School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Media Psychologist and Professional Communicator

Vendor/Agency Management Relationship Building & Management Journalism for Internal & External Audiences Digital/Social Media Strategy & Execution Branding and Promotions

Peter Savolainen

MSU Foundation Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Michigan State University

Peter Savolainen’s research examines the fundamental nature of road user behavior

Traffic Operations Connected and autonomous vehicles Statistical and Econometric Methods Transportation Safety Data, Analysis, and Evaluation