Kholoud Al-Qubbaj

Associate Professor of Humanities · Southern Utah University

Specializing in diversity and inclusion in higher education, transnationalism, and middle eastern studies

Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education English as A Second Language Diversity and Inclusion in Utah Global Diversity Social Justice

Cedric de Leon

Professor of Sociology and Labor Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Cedric de Leon's research focuses on labor, race, and party politics in the United States, India and Turkey.

Labor Movements Labor Unions Race and Race Relations Comparative Historical Sociology Political Sociology

Michael Mendez

Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy · UC Irvine

Michael Mendez has experience in the public and private sectors, where he consulted and actively engaged in the policymaking process.

Global climate change policy Environmental Planning Public Policy Legislative Relations Climate Change

Jean-Paul Pinelli, Ph.D.

Professor | Mechanical and Civil Engineering · Florida Tech

Dr. Pinelli studies wind-structure interaction, hurricane field and lab experimentation, hurricane risk analysis and vulnerability models.

Storm Mitigation Measures Insurance Loss Data Management Rain Interior Damage Vulnerability Models

Jose DelaCerda, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Strategic change leadership; Business model innovation; Organizational culture and leadership in Latin American countries.

Business firms consulting in strategy and organizational design. Business model and organizational design Organizational design for the digital era Applying large group interventions for organizational development Developing strategic alliances for colleges and universities.

Paul Humphreys

Professor Emeritus of Music · Loyola Marymount University

Professor Emeritus of Music, World Music

Music Ethnomusicology Music and Religion Comparative Music Theory

Steve Przymus

Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics & Bilingual Education · Texas Christian University

Dr. Przymus uses applied linguistics to influence positive language ideologies about culturally and linguistically diverse youth.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Nancy Fujishige

Associate Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biology Plant Development Microbiology Molecular Biology Genetics

Sheila Colla

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies · York University

Dr. Colla is an interdisciplinary Conservation Biologist interested in pollinator conservation and evidence-based policy.

Conservation Biology Pollination Ecology Environmental Policy Wildlife Management

Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Curator, Writer, and Researcher · C Magazine, OCAD University

Maya Wilson-Sanchez is a curator and writer based in Toronto.

Curatorial Studies Performance Art Indigenous Art Art History Visual and Critical Studies

Joanne Muller, Ph.D.

Expert in hurricanes and climate change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joanne Muller is an expert in the impact of climate change in tropical and sub-tropical areas.

Women in STEM Weather Climate Change Paleoclimatology Hurricanes

Enrique Gomez

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Enrique Gomez's interests are in supernova, gamma-ray bursts, and late stage stellar outflows.

Cosmic-ray Radiation Late Stage Stellar Outflows Supernova Gamma-ray Bursts Physics Education Research

Gary Sibeck, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Marketing and Business Law, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Law Latin America International Marketing

Placida Gallegos, Ph.D.

Faculty Emerit - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Local and Global Diversity, Transformative Learning, Racial Identity; Chair, FGU Inclusion Council

Human Development and Consciousness Social Psychology Theories of Personality Organization Development Personal Growth and Development

Dawn Wesson

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Wesson is a national expert in vector-borne diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Chagas Disease Mosquito-Borne Viruses West Nile Virus Medical Entomology

Andrew Finch

Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development; Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert who specializes in recovery high schools, substance use disorders, teen addiction and school counseling.

Addiction and mental health counseling Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Addiction Teen Addiction Drug Abuse

Patrick Button

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Patrick Button's research is focused on quantifying discrimination, primarily in labor markets.

LGBT Discrimination Film Tax Incentives Retirement Age Discrimination Hiring Discrimination

F.E. "Jack" Putz

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Frances "Jack" Putz applies science to real-world problems related to ecosystem management and conservation.

Plant Ecology Indonesian Consevation Issue Economic Botany Applied Ecology Florida Natural History