Thomas Ryden

Executive Director · MassRobotics

Thomas Ryden is an expert in creating businesses based on technology and has overseen the development of leading mobile robotics products.

Start-Ups Project Mangement Product Development Robotics Software Development

Justin H. Gross

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Justin Gross's research focuses on U.S. ideologies, political communication in mass and social media, public opinion, and public policy.

Framing Public Policy and the News Public Opinion and American Politics Identity and political beliefs Political Communication and Social Media U.S. Ideologies

Nefertiti Walker

Associate Professor of Sport Management and Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nefertiti Walker's research centers on sports culture and developing diverse and inclusive cultures in sports and other organizations.

Gender in organizations Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation in Intercollegiate Sports Sports Culture Organizational Diversity and inclusion Women & Leadership in Sport Organizations

Tracey Covassin

Professor of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Tracey Covassin is an expert in the effects of concussions and the epidemiology of sports injuries.

Concussions Athletics Injuries

Mary Bennett

Director of the Leavitt Center for Politics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

Andrei Simonov

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in US and international stock markets, institutional and individual investors, investment banking and behavioral finance.

International Finance Behavioral Finance Financial Services Asset Management

Morris Ratner

Academic Dean and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: ratnerm@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8853 / Office 354-200

Higher Education Administration Civil Procedure Legal Ethics Law Practice Management Complex Litigation

David A. Aaker

E.T. Grether Professor Emeritus of Marketing and Public Policy · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the "father of modern branding"

Branding Brand Portfolio Strategy Global Brand Management Brand and Brand Building Storytelling

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

MEENA BOSE is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Branden Grimmett

Associate Provost, Career and Professional Development · Loyola Marymount University

Higher Ed Leader & Speaker | Inclusion & Equity Advocate | Student Career Readiness Expert

#BlackLivesMatter and the job hunt Job Searching during COVID-19 Career Development Internships Change Management

Michael Laine

President · LiftPort Group

Think Big! There is a profound difference between 'difficult', 'very hard' and 'impossible'. We're building an Elevator to Space. Really.

Space Advanced Technology Leadership Operational Management Nanotechnology

Steven Sheffrin

Professor of Economics · Tulane University

Steven Sheffrin’s research is focused on property taxation, state corporate taxation, tax fairness and compliance.

Tax Compliance Economics Policy-Oriented ISsues Property Taxation Tax Fairness

Tamar Gur

Assistant Professor | Department of Psychiatry · The Ohio State University

Dr. Gur specializes in pre-conception, pregnancy and the postpartum period

Pre-Conception Pregnancy Post-Partum Depression Miscarriage Infertility

Thomas Herndon

Assistant Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Heterodox Approaches to Economics Money and Banking Political Economy Macroeconomics Applied Econometrics

Robert Rabil, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Robert Rabil is an expert in political Islam, terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and U.S.-Arab relations.

U.S. Foreign Policy Reform in the Arab world U.S.-Arab Relations Terrorism Political Islam

Weiai (Wayne) Xu

Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliated Faculty at Computational Social Science Institute · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wayne Xu studies what he calls the "three Ds" on internet platforms: discord, distrust, and dishonesty.

Disinformation on social media plaforms China’s Digital Public Diplomacy Operations during the COVID-19 Crisis. Disinformation Dishonesty on internet platforms Computational communication

Lisa Kahn

Professor of Economics · University of Rochester

Kahn's research focuses on labor economics with interests in organizations and education

Economic Downturns Contract Theory Economics of Organizations

Bernard Lupien

General Partner · Rhapsody Venture Partners

Bernard Lupien is an expert in commercializing technologies from breakthrough science innovation.

Start Ups Commercialization Entrepeneurship Business Development Product Development

Laila Hlass

Professor of Practice · Tulane University

Professor Hlass focuses on law, policy and practices that affect access to justice within the immigration law regime.

Experiential Learning Asylum Law Children Access to Justice Immigration Law

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis