Robert Mikos

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in federalism and drug law, including marijuana legalization.

Hemp Law Sanctuary Cities Opioid Abuse Marijuana legalization Marijuana Law and Policy

Michael Ostrowsky

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Sociologist specializing in the topics of education, drug use, deviance, delinquency theories, and violent behavior

Social Psychology Delinquency Theories, Trends and Issues Sociology of Drugs Violent Behavior in Sports Fans Applied Research

Bridget Freisthler

Professor | College of Social Work · The Ohio State University

Expert in health and social problems based on neighborhood ecologies.

Child Abuse and Neglect Drug and alcohol use (particularly marijuana, opiates, and alcohol) Drug distribution systems GIS Spatial Analysis

Marsha Cohen

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

Contacts: cohenm@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4676 / 388-200

Food and Drug Law Pharmacy Law (California and Federal) Tort Law

Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs & Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Kari L. Franson is a leader in health professions education, workforce development and psychopharmacology with an emphasis on cannabinoids.

Cannabinoids Curriculum Development and Assessment Interprofessional Education Psychopharmacology Experiential Education

C. Michael White, Pharm.D., FCP, FCCP

Head and Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice · University of Connecticut

Dr. White’s research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and illicit drug safety, quality, and cost

Diet CBD Drug Costs Dietary Supplements Cardiovascular Drugs

Dr. Mark Ware

Chief Medical Officer · Canopy Growth

Dr. Ware leads Canopy Growth’s medical division, Spectrum Therapeutics including research towards the development of cannabinoid medicines.

Endocannabinoid System Cannabis Research Cannabinoids Medical Cannabis Clinical Research

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Ted Thornhill, Ph.D.

Expert in race, racism, higher education and sociology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Ted Thornhill is a scholar of racism who is particularly focused on the impact white supremacy has on Black people.

Critical Race Theory Higher Education Racism in America Racism White Supremacy

James Ellison, M.D., MPH

The Swank Foundation Endowed Chair · ChristianaCare

Dr. James Ellison is a geriatric psychiatrist and one of the nation's foremost experts in dementia.

Psychopharmacology Geriatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Geriatric Psychiatry Psychiatry Cognitive impairment and dementia

Daniele Piomelli

Distinguished Professor · UC Irvine

Daniele Piomelli's research is focused on the function of lipid-derived messengers, with particular emphasis on endogenous cannabinoids.

Anatomy & Neurobiology Cellular Pharmacology CBD Marijuana Neuropharmacology

Gail E. Thomas, PhD

Professor of Sociology · Soka University

Professor Thomas is a sociology professor who specializes in the analysis of higher education.

Mentoring and Empowering Youth Race, Class and Gender Differences in Educational Access and Outcomes Education and Status Attainment Effective Education for Diverse Learners and At Risk Youth Race and Gender Relations

Annabelle Nelson, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies

Theories of Personality Content Analysis, Narrative Analysis, Epistemologies, Research Methods Consciousness Studies Youth Development Multicultural Education

Todd Gloria

'00 BA ; President, San Diego City Council · University of San Diego, Degheri Alumni Center

One of the University of San Diego's most successful alumni

Public Policy Community Outreach Legislative Relations Political Campaigns Policy Analysis

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Travel Industry Government Relations & Public Affairs Issues Management Legislation Policy Analysis

Pamella A. Seay, J.D.

Expert in criminal, constitutional, aviation and international law · Florida Gulf Coast University

Pamella Seay specializes in international law and the courts.

Aviation Law Courts Criminal Justice Criminal Law International Law

Rade Kovacevic

Mentor | CBASE · MedCannAccess

Rade Kovacevic is currently Vice-President, Business Development at MedCannAccess.

Capital Raises Management Economics Industry Finance Relationship Development Business Strategy

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government