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

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

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

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

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

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

Carlos Parra

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x History Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. Modern Mexico (post-1821) U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Migration History

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

Financial Inclusion Labor Markets Early Childhood Development and Education Impact Evaluation Poverty Alleviation

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

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

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

Naomi Tucker

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

Senior Lecturer of Marital & Family Therapy

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