Richard Peltier

Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Richard Peltier has conducted urgent research to determine if health care workers can safely reuse face masks.

Environmental Health Face Masks Aerosol filtration

Margaret "Peg" Riley

Professor of Biology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

The focus of Peg Riley's research is in the area of microbial evolution - namely antimicrobial resistance evolution - and drug development.

Evolution of microbial resistance Alternatives to antibiotics Drug Discovery Antimicrobial Drug Discovery Antibiotic Resistance

Rob DeConto

Professor and Co-Director of the School of Earth and Sustainability · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rob DeConto is one of the world's leading experts on modeling polar ice sheets, sea level rise and ocean response to climate change.

Ice Sheets and Sea Level Antarctica Glaciology Climatology Earth System Modeling

Ronald Shapiro

Speaker & Consultant · Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.

Improve job or school performance, educate, and entertain at the same time!!! Learning which is applicable and a ton of fun!!!

Human Factors/Ergonomics Leadership/Management/Teamwork Career Development Understanding Human Capabilities and Limitations Special Recognition

Anna Nagurney

John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney studies network systems with applications including congested urban transportation networks, disaster relief and supply chains

COVID-19 and supply chains Sustainable Supply Chains Supply Chain and Logistics Management Cold Chain Logistics

Sara Dolcetti

Director and Head of Global Business Development and Marketing, Oncology and Genomics · Philips Precision Medicine

Sara Dolcetti is an expert in corporate strategy, business development, and marketing.

Machine Learning Strategy Change Management Project Management Business Process Improvement

D. Julian McClements

Distinguished Professor, Food Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Julian Research studies food architecture, examining the molecular organization of food in an attempt to increase it more nutritious

Food Architecture Food Nanotechnology Food Science

Jonathan Kolstad

Associate Professor | Egon & Joan Von Kaschnitz Distinguished Professorship · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Applied Microeconomics Industrial Organization Health Economics Public Economics

Linda Tropp

Professor of Social Psychology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Linda Tropp's research looks at how people’s group membership effects how we see and experience our relationships with other people.

Responses to prejudice Social Psychology Intergroup Relations Intergroup Conflict Intergroup Interactions

Erin Baker

Associate Dean and Director of Wind Energy IGERT · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Erin Baker informs policymakers on energy technology in the face of climate change.

Wind Turbines Environmental Decision-Making Wind Energy Industrial Engineering Energy Economics and Policy

Amy Bass, PhD

Professor, Sport Studies · Manhattanville College

An expert in sport, culture, and politics.

Identity Politics Racial Politics Politics Sports Culture

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on transnational and transracial adoption and on the U.S. history of taking children for political ends.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department · University of Connecticut

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Facility Design and Planning Urban Street Networks Civil Engineering Urban Planning Transit Planning

Rebecca Spencer

Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rebecca Spencer is one of the nation's leading researchers exploring the relationship between sleep and brain function.

Behavioral Neuroscience Sleep Memory and Learning Cognition Learning and Memory Sleep and Learning

Paul Loeb

Founder · The Campus Election Engagement Project

Author and lecturer on civic engagement

Citizen Activism Community Involvement Political Hope Students Youth Involvement

Frank R. Hall

Dean of the College of Science and Engineering · Southern Utah University

Specializing in science and science education, and the intersection of science and society.

Community-based Learning and Research Higher Education Retention Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Physical Science for Elementary School Teachers Minority Student Mentoring

Genny Beemyn

Director of Stonewall Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Genny Beemyn is an expert on the lives of transgender college students and on trans-inclusive policies and practices on college campuses.

Transgender Law and Policy LGBTQ Equality Transgender Mental Health Trans Youth Transgender College Students

Aziz Sancar, Ph.D., M.D.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Sancar's research explores DNA repair and regulation of the circadian clock

Biochemistry Molecular Biology DNA Repair Cell Cycle Checkpoints Circadian Clock

Prachi Jain

Assistant Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Experimental Economics Development Economics Behavioral Economics

Paul Boothe

Professor · Ivey Business School

Experienced professor with a background in macroeconomics, international finance, debt management and public finance

Federal Strategy for Fiscal Arrangements Reform Accrual Accounting in the Public Sector Energy Security Business Sector Productivity in Canada International Finance