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

Prakash Kashwan is an expert in the field of political economy of institutions, environmental politics, and global climate governance.

Political Economy of Environment Climate Governance Political Affairs Political Representation Economic Affairs

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

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

Celeste Menchaca

Assistant Professor · Texas Christian University

Celeste Menchaca is an expert on how science, technology, and vision have created borders for modern nation-states.

Border Creation Gender Immigration Ninteenth Century U.S. -Mexico Borderlands

Dr. Mauricio Hernández-Avila

General Director · National Institute of Public Health

A recognized leader in national and international research in environmental health, cancer epidemiology and public health policies.

Cancer Epidemiology Public Health Environmenal Health Health Policy

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

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

Paul J. Gertler

Professor | Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics | Professor, School of Public Health | Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact | Scientific Director, Center for Effective Global Action · University of California, Berkeley

Labor Markets Poverty Alleviation Impact Evaluation Health Economics Early Childhood Development and Education

Ann E. Harrison

Bank of America Dean | Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Renowned economist and dean of the Haas School of Business

India Emerging Markets Foreign Direct Investment Multinational Firms International Trade and Global Strategy

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

Heather Chiero

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

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

Dra. Celia Alpuche Aranda

Directora Ejecutiva del Centro de Investigación sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas (Executive Director) · Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública

Director of Research Center for Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Public Health

Immunization Infectious Diseases Bacterial Pathogenesis Epidemiological and Molecular Mechanisms Vaccination

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

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

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