Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Margarita R. Ochoa

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Department of History, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social Justice and Equal Rights Latin America Race and Ethnicity Women and Gender Indigenous/Ethnohistory

Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Environmental and climate justice, planetary justice, global commons, climate governance, and climate geoengineering governance.

Environmental Human Rights International Development Climate Justice Climate Geoengineering Institutional Analysis

Amelia Kiddle

Associate Professor, Department of History · University of Calgary

Dr. Kiddle is Associate Professor of Spanish American history and the Coordinator of Latin American Studies at the University of Calgary.

Spanish American History Latin America Mexican History

Puspa Adhikari, Ph.D.

Expert in marine and environmental chemistry · Florida Gulf Coast University

Puspa Adhikari uses the ocean floor and water column to investigate the impact of Florida's red tide, organic pollutants and nutrients.

Gulf of Mexico Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) Nutrients Organic Pollutants Marine and Environmental Chemistry

Jonathan Hiskey

Associate Chair of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration.

Honduras Guatemala Migration Crime in Latin America Immigration

Susan Gillespie

Professor · University of Florida

Susan Gillespie is an anthropological archaeologist specializing in the pre-Columbian civilizations of Mesoamerica (Mexico and Guatemala).

Pre-Columbian Civilizations Indigenous Peoples of Mexico and Guatemala Mesoamerican Archaeology

Richard Appelbaum, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

Avelardo Valdez

Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice Policy Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population Professor of Social Work and Sociology · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Valdez is an expert on the relationship between substance abuse and violence and health issues among high-risk groups.

Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Behavioral Health Social Development and Policy

Heather Chiero, PhD

Associate Professor of History, Anthropology and Philosophy · Augusta University

Dr. Chiero is a leading scholar in Latin American & U.S. Western history and the Spanish colonial periphery of the Caribbean Basin.

Material Culture Social History Underrepresented Populations Central America Latin America

Timothy Matovina

Chair, Department of Theology · University of Notre Dame

Timothy Matovina works in the area of theology and culture, with specialization in U.S. Catholic and U.S. Latino theology and religion.

Catholic Church Latino Theology Catholic History in the American Southwest Mexico's Guadalupe Tradition

Joshua Voss, Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Joshua Voss' areas of interest include coral reef ecology, coral health and disease, molecular ecology, marine conservation and management.

Coral Health and Disease Coral Reef Ecosystems Marine Conservation Molecular Ecology Coral Reef Ecology

Craig McIntosh

Professor of Economics; Co-director, Policy Design and Evaluation Lab · UC San Diego

Craig McIntosh is a development economist whose work focuses on program evaluation.

Program Evaluation Schooling to Prevent HIV/AIDS Credit, Insurance, and Savings Markets Savings Among the Poor Viability of Fair Trade Markets

Melita Garza

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Melita Garza’s areas of expertise include journalism history, diversity, businesses and economic news and literary journalism.

Media Literacy Fake News Journalism History Literary Journalism Diversity

Naomi Tucker

Senior Lecturer, Marital & Family Therapy/Art Therapy · Loyola Marymount University

HBL ART THERAPY CLINIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR and Senior Lecturer of Marital & Family Therapy

Michelle Bauml

Clotilda Winter Professor of Education · Texas Christian University

Professor Bauml focuses on early childhood/elementary teacher education and teacher decision-making.

Early Childhood Teacher Education Elementary Social Studies Education Teacher Decision-Making iEngage - Civics Education Teacher Knowledge and Beliefs

Darren Rumbold, Ph.D.

Expert in landscape-scale ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Darren Rumbold is an expert in environmental toxicology and mercury in estuarine and coastal systems.

Marine Ecology Ecological Risk Assessment Mercury Biogeochemistry and Biomagnification Environmental Toxicology Water Quality

Sandibel Borges

Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Home and Belonging Latinx Queer Communities Feminisms of Color Gender Studies Queer Migration

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Mark Hart

Professor, Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship Deputy Director, Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) Associate Director, Aston Centre for Growth · Aston University

Mark Hart has worked and published extensively in the areas of entrepreneurship, enterprise and small business development and policy.

Economic Performance Business Policy SMEs Small Business Entrepreneurship