Chris Polk

Principal · Detroit -Forte' Management Inc.

Sr. Fundraising and Marketing Executive & Presenter on Philanthropy

Fundraisigng and Philanthropy Marketing & Corporate Strategy Social Impact Entrepeneurship Detroit

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor and Co-director of Center for Gender in Global Context · Michigan State University

Stephanie Nawyn specializes in migration and refugees, human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation.

Gender Immigration Refugees Resettlement

Barbara Schneider

Hannah Distinguished Professor in the College of Education and Professor of Sociology and Education · Michigan State University

An expert on how schools and families influence the academic and social well-being of adolescents as they move into adulthood

Social Contexts of Education Adolescents and Families

Brad Bushman

Rinehart Chair | Department of Mass Communication · The Ohio State University

Media and social psychology expert, focusing on the problem of human aggression and violence

Violence in Society and Media Social Psychology Advanced Research Methods in Communication Communication in Society

John Beck

Associate Professor of Human Resources & Labor Relations · Michigan State University

John Beck is a union and labor relations expert

Labor Organization Workforce Development Labor History American Labor Movements

Corinne Catalano, PhD, IMH-E

Adjunct Faculty - Infant & Early Childhood Development - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist with a focus on Inclusive Education

Teacher Preparation and Development Developmental Approaches to Autism Infant Mental Health Inclusive Education

Barbara Mennel

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Barbara Mennel’s research interests include transnational cinematic practices and the intersection of urban studies and film studies.

Humanities Film Studies German Studies

Kelly Strutz

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Kelly Strutz's research interests center on pregnancy as a critical period for understanding women’s and infants’ health.

Program Evaluation Epidemiology Communication Study Conception and Design Data Management and Analysis

Steven Gold

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on immigrants and migration.

Ethnic Entrepreneurs Ethnic Economies Immigration International Migration

Howard Mielke

Research Professor · Tulane University

Professor Mielke focuses on the urban environment and its chemical impact on human health and disease.

Lead Poisoning Environmental Signaling Human Health Urban Environments Disease

Martha Tingen

Associate Director, Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health · Augusta University

Tingen is a behavioral nurse scientist targeting the impact of COVID-19 on those who smoke or vape.

Coronavirus Pediatric Research in Prevention Community-Based Prevention Cancer Prevention and Control Tobacco Control

Christopher H. Raebel, P.E., S.E., Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Christopher Raebel focuses on robustness in structural systems with an emphasis on steel framed buildings.

Floor Vibrations Caused by Occupant Activities Structural Steel Framed Buildings Structural Systems Finite Element Analysis Experiment Testing

Joshua Cowen

Associate Professor of Teacher Education · Michigan State University

Joshua Cowen's current research focuses on teacher quality, student and teacher mobility, program evaluation and education policy.

Educational Policy K-12 Administration Statistics, Psychometrics, and Research Design Teacher Education, Learning, and Policy

Steven Kreft

Clinical Professor of Business Economics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Steven Kreft is an expert in corporate social responsibility, sustainable business strategy and public policy.

Non-Market Risks from Activists & Public Policy Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable Business Practices

Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, DABIHM

Director, Michigan State University Healthy Campus Initiative; Associate Professor, MSUCOM Family & Community Medicine Dept. · Michigan State University

Ed Rosick is an expert and strong proponent of integrative medicine.

Exercise Public Health Integrative Medicine Preventative Medicine Holistic Medicine

Leonard Fleck

Professor of Philosophy · Michigan State University

Leonard Fleck is an expert in health care justice, health care rationing, as well as ethical issues related to genetic technologies.

Health care policy including changes being made by the Trump administration

Candace Keller

Associate Professor of African Art and Visual Culture · Michigan State University

Candace M. Keller is an expert in African art and West African photography

West African Photography African Arts

Mae Kuykendall

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Professor Kuykendall has a scholarly interest in the relationship between legal definitions of marriage and the common usage of the word.

Organizational Governance and Dissent First Amendment Corporate Finance Corporate Law & Policy Marriage

Randy Rayess

Cofounder · VenturePact

Cofounder at VenturePact, Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Entrepreneurship Valuation Remote Work Software Development Software Developer Hiring

William Schmidt

University Distinguished Professor of Education and Statistics · Michigan State University

Professor Schmidt's research focuses on policy issues related to K-12 math education and the effects of curriculum on academic achievement

Opportunity to Learn Mathematics Assessment and Psychometrics International Mathematics Education Studies Statistics Educational Policy