Aruna Ranganathan

Associate Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Work and Technological Change Work and Identity Work and Inequality

Jane Hilderman

Executive Director · Samara Canada

Jane Hilderman leads Samara Canada, a trusted nonpartisan educational charity dedicated to strengthening Canada's democracy.

Policy Policy Analysis Qualitative Research Research Public Policy

Peter Blacklow

President, WorldWinner and Executive Vice President, GSN Digital · GSN

Don't roll the dice with your conference speakers! Cash in with this digital gaming industry expert and mentor to internet-enabled startups

Online Gaming

Mary Kuryla

Clinical Professor · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film Studies: Horror Genre and International Cinema Children's Book Writing Independent Film Directing and Producing Screenplays Fiction Writing: Novels and Short Stories

Tatishe M. Nteta

Associate Professor of Political Science / Director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tatishe Nteta focuses on public opinion and political behavior, with particular expertise in the politics of race and ethnicity.

American Politics Politics and Political Analysis Race Culture and Ethnicity

Gerald Friedman

Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Gerald Friedman's research focuses on topics in the labor history of the United States and Europe and the economics of health care.

Health Care Economics Economic History Labor History Economics Labor Economics

Michelle Budig

Vice Provost for Faculty Development / Professor of Sociology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Michelle Budig's research includes labor market inequalities, wage penalties for caregiving, work-family policy, and nonstandard employment.

Motherhood Penalty Quantitative Methods Self-Employment Work and Family Policy Gender and Family Status Inequality in Labor Markets

Pamela Usukumah

Associate · Weil Gotshal and Manges

Business Professional in Boston, Massachusetts with interests in pro bono work, world travel, and international business.

Politics Editing Leadership Management Nonprofits

Elizabeth (Libby) Sharrow

Assistant Professor of History and Political Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Libby Sharrow examines the ways public policy has shaped understandings of gender, race, sexuality, disability and class in U.S. politics.

Public Policy and Organizations American Politics Public Policy and Disability Title IX History of Public Policy

Priyank Arora

Assistant Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Priyank Apora works to improve systems to reach social and environmental goals, such as good health, reduced poverty, clean water and energy

Nonprofit Operations Operations Analysis Socially reponsible operations Heath care operations Sustainable Operations

Cedric de Leon

Associate Professor of Sociology / Director of the Labor Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Cedric de Leon's research focuses on labor, race, and party politics in the United States, India and Turkey.

Labor Unions Comparative Historical Sociology Political Sociology Race and Race Relations

Jayati Ghosh

Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

India Economy of India

Jennifer Lundquist

Professor of Sociology / Senior Associate Dean of Research & Faculty Development · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jennifer Lundquist examines the pathways through which racial, ethnic and gender inequalities are perpetuated in institutional settings.

Online Dating Behaviors Inequality Race and Ethnicity

Vinit Nijhawan

Executive Director · Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center

Vinit Nijhawan is an expert in conceiving and building technology organizations.

Venture Capital Technology Transfer Entrepreneurship Technology Mergers & Acquisitions

Kathryne Young

Assistant Professor of Sociology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kathryne Young examines the hidden social mechanisms that produce and maintain inequality within the criminal justice system.

Parole Access to Justice Sociology of Law Race and Criminal Justice Legal Education

Paul Musgrave

Assistant Professor of Political Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Paul Musgrave studies U.S. foreign policy, international relations theory, and how oil revenues change political institutions.

Elections International Relations U.S. Foregin Policy North Korea Partisanship

Diane Berry, Ph.D., ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Berry's expertise is in developing community-based nutrition and exercise education and cognitive theory-based interventions.

Obesity Type 2 Diabetes Gestational Diabetes Milletus Community-Based Research Chronic Conditions

Jie Xu

Chair and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Wireless Communications Theoretical and Applied Electromagnetics Electromagnetic Propagation Antennas

Fr. Michael Tang

Professor of Art & Art History, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Art at Loyola Marymount University

Studio Arts Watercolors Drawing Painting Installation Art

Erin Devlin

Associate Professor of History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Devlin focuses on race, public memory, and social justice

American Studies Social Justice Race Public Memory American History