Rachel Gouin

Director, Research and Public Policy / Directrice, Recherche et politique publique · Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada / Repaires jeunesse du Canada

Non-profit leader with expertise on children & youth

Youth Youth Activism Youth and School-To-Work Transitions youth mental health Youth Engagement

Steve Chermak

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Steven M. Chermak is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.

School Violence White Supremacists Crime Media Coverage Domestic Terrorism

Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Kathleen Kim

Professor of Law · Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University

LMU Loyola Law School

Immigration Law Human Trafficking

Jane Caputi, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jane Caputi, Ph.D., is an expert in contemporary American cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and ecofeminism.

Feminism Gender and Violence Contemporary American Cultural Studies Popular Culture Ecofeminism

Emile Lester

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

Dr. Lester is an expert in church and state issues, especially controversies surrounding teaching religion in schools.

American Constitutional Law Church and State Issues Teaching Religion in Schools Minority Religious Groups Political Philosophy

Brittani Morris

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults, children, adolescents, and families.

Burnout Prevention Field Instruction Online Pedagogy Mental Health Recovery Social Work

Lynn Blanchard, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Center for Public Service · UNC-Chapel Hill

Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Director of the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC

Community Engagement Civic Engagement Philanthropy Education Community and Team Building Public Service

Deborah Cullinan

Chief Executive Officer · YBCA

Deborah is a leading advocate on the pivotal role artists & cultural organizations play in shaping our social & political landscape.

Nonprofit Management Civic Engagement COVID Recovery Unemployment Philanthropy

Kevan Jacobson

Department Chair/Associate Professor, Criminal Justice · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the principles of criminal responsibility and the constitutional system, law of armed conflict, and military justice

National Security Law Process of Public Policymaking Terroristic Violence as a Political Tool Rights of the Accused Principles of Criminal Responsibility

Melissa Garno

Professor and Associate Chair · Georgia Southern University

Melissa Garno is an expert in mental health nursing and nursing education.

Substance Abuse Nursing Nursing Education Curriculum and Program Development Mental Health Nursing

Shauna Marshall

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: marshall@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8922 / Office 603A-200

Race, Racism and American Law Public Interest Lawyering Rebellious Lawyering

Emilie Townes

Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics

Ray A. Blackwell, M.D., M.J.

Chief of Cardiac Surgery · ChristianaCare

Ray Blackwell is Chief of Cardiac Surgery and is also the W. Samuel Carpenter, III, Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery.

Adult Cardiac Surgery Surgical Resynchronization Therapy ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Cardiac Surgery Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Caitlin Barry, JD

Professor of Law; Director, Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic; Co-Director, Community Interpreter Internship Program | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Caitlin Barry, JD, is an expert in immigration law and enforcement, farmworker rights and advocacy for working conditions in the food chain.

Food Justice Farmworkers Immigration Ice Immigration Enforcement

Dr Emily Chiang

Postdoctoral Research Associate · Aston University

Dr Chiang's research focuses on linguistic expressions of identity in online criminal contexts.

Corpus Linguistics Move Analysis Dark Web Linguistic Identity Forensic Linguistics

Maxine Bryant

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

Bryan Crable, PhD

Professor; Founding Director, Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Bryan Crable, PhD is a Professor with expertise in rhetoric and politics, contemporary issues of race in America, and social justice.

Rhetoric and Politics Race and Identity Philosophy of Communication and Language Social Change Whiteness

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Brett Grainger, ThD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Brett Grainger, ThD, researches the changing face of modern spirituality in America and how various religions view the natural world.

Religion and Nature Modern Spirituality American Religious History History of Christianity Evangelicalism