Michael Volk

Research Associate Professor · University of Florida

Michael Volk’s work is focused on a variety of topics related to climate change and resilient design.

Regional Conservation Planning Adaptive Planning and Design Landscape Architecture Adaptive Conservation Cultural Landscapes

Patrick Jung, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Patrick Jung's areas of focus include American history, German art history, and anthropology.

American History German Art History Cultural Anthropology American Indian History

Doug Tallamy

Professor, Agriculture and Natural Resources · University of Delaware

Prof. Tallamy researches how plants that evolved elsewhere impact food webs and biodiversity.

Native Plants Insect Conservation Ecological Landscaping Ecosystem Function

Yu Li

Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Chinese · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Dr Benz Kotzen

Associate Professor in Landscape Design · University of Greenwich

Dr Kotzen is a chartered landscape architect with more than 30 years’ experience as a consultant and a researcher.

Environmental Noise Green Roofs Plants Landscape Design Arid and Desert Landscapes

Sarah DeYoung

Associate Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. DeYoung's expertise is in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings, with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies.

Evacuation Decision-making Companion Animals in Disasters Maternal & Infant Health in Disasters Refugee & Immigrant Well-being Psychological Sense of Community

Justina Ray

President and Senior Scientist · Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Justina Ray's research is focused on evaluating the role of shifting landscapes in biodiversity decline and/or change in forested ecosystems

Conservation Planning Forested Ecosystems Biodiversity Wildlife Ecology Wildlife Conservation

David Schweidel

Rebecca Cheney McGreevy Endowed Chair and Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Marketing analytics expert focused on the opportunities at the intersection of marketing and technology

Marketing Technology AI Social Media Political Marketing Customer Analytics

Stanley Gehrt

Associate Professor & Wildlife Extension Specialist I Agricultural and Environmental Sciences · The Ohio State University

Dr. Stanley Gehrt operates within the School of Environment and Natural Resources in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Laboratory.

Wildlife Conservation Wildlife Research Urban Wildlife Mammalian Ecology Wildlife Disease

Edwin "Win" Everham, Ph.D.

Expert on hurricanes and other disturbances and their ecological impact · Florida Gulf Coast University

Edwin Everham is an expert in ecological modeling and restoration ecology.

Water Resources Urban Ecology Impacts of Climate Change Restoration Ecology Hurricane Impacts on Ecosystems

Mark Brand, Ph.D.

Professor of Horticulture and Plant Breeding, Nursery Extension Specialist · University of Connecticut

Professor Brand is a horticulturist who focuses on ornamental plant breeding, sustainable cultivars, and industrial hemp.

Woody Landscape Plants Nursery Crops Ornamental Plant Breeding Aroniaberry Fruit Production Plant Breeding

Jason Kaiser

Department Chair Geosciences/Associate Professor of Geology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in volcanoes and understanding how and why magma accumulates in the Earth’s crust

Structural Geology Chemistry of Minerals Potential Natural Disasters in Southern Utah Potential Geological Hazards in Southern Utah Volcanology

Francis Galgano, PhD

Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Francis A. Galgano, PhD, specializes in coastal geography and military geography.

Piracy Environmental security Environmental Change Geophysical Processes Military Geography

Jason Sellers

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Jason R. Sellers is a cultural and environmental historian of 17th-and 18th-century North America interested in landscapes and bodies.

Environmental History Native American History Colonial North America

John Leshy

Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: leshyj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4726 / Office 382-200

Real Property Law State and Federal Constitutional Law Natural Resources Law Public Land Law Water Law

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Johnny Nhan

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor · Texas Christian University

Nhan's research focuses primarily on technology and policing - cyber security, police culture and collaborative security networks.

Police Culture Policing Race and Crime Cybercrime White Collar Crime

Steve Przymus

Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics & Bilingual Education · Texas Christian University

Dr. Przymus uses applied linguistics to influence positive language ideologies about culturally and linguistically diverse youth.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity

Robin R. Wang

Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Chinese Philosophy Comparative Philosophy Ethics

Stephen M. Strader, PhD

Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Stephen Strader, PhD, is an expert on the interaction of climate change, natural hazards, and society.

Tornadoes Geographic Information Systems Natural Hazards Hazards and Society Severe Weather