Kelly Shannon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Kelly Shannon, Ph.D. specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations, with particular attention to the 20th century.

Modern Iran Human Rights U.S. Foreign Relations 20th Century U.S. Modern Islamic World

Lisa Taylor

President · Challenge Factory

Future of Work author, speaker, consultant and researcher

Work and Employment Career Advice Talent Acquisition Employee Retention Aging

Laura Wilson

Associate Professor and Director of Safe Zone · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Wilson focuses on post-trauma functioning, particularly in survivors of sexual violence or mass trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)‎ Sexual Violence Trauma Terrorism

Jason Mihalik, Ph.D., CAT(C), ATC

Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science & Co-Director, Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Mihalik's research interests include sport-related concussions and the biomechanics related to head trauma.

Biomechanics of head trauma Sport-related traumatic brain injury Concussion management Postconcussion Syndrome Concussion Rehabilitation

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

Julian Ford, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry · University of Connecticut

Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice and Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders

Trauma in Children Stress Trauma Treatment of Trauma Psychiatry

Eric Freedman

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Freedman focuses on constitutional law and history, as well as the death penalty and habeas corpus

Constitutional Law First Amendment Law Death Penalty

Jane Landers

Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Expert on digital archives and the history of Colonial Latin America, slavery, early American black history.

Africa Colonial Latin America Caribbean History Comparative Slave Systems The Atlantic World

Ann Marie Yamada

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Yamada's research focuses on cultural relevance of community mental health services for adults with severe mental illness.

Religion/Spirituality Mental Health Diversity/Cross Cultural Military Social Work

Tracie O. Afifi

Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences · University of Manitoba

Dr. Afifi's research interests are in the areas of child maltreatment and problem gambling.

Problem Gambling Domestic Violence Physical Punishment Child Maltreatment Sociology

Henrik Christensen

Director, Contex Robotics Insitute · UC San Diego

Henrik Christensen is a national policy leader for the field of robotics and has testified before Congress on the subject.

Artificial Intelligence Human Robot Interaction Cognitive Robotics Robotics Autonomous Vehicles

Muneeza Sheikh

Partner · Levitt LLP

Muneeza Sheikh practices in the area of labour and employment law

Canadian Politics Diversity Engagement in the Workplace Human Rights in Canada Labour Law in Canada Employment Law in Canada

Mario Murillo

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Murillo has special interest in community-based radio journalism, Latin American studies, citizen's media, and civic engagement.

Civic Engagement Documentary Production Community Radio Latino Culture and History U.S./Latin American Policy

Michael Nowatkowski

Associate Professor · Augusta University

A leading cybersecurity expert available to discuss online security, ransomware, and device security topics.

Cyber Operations Education Medical Device Security Information Assurance Hardware and Embedded Systems Defensive Cyber Operations

Sally Scholz, PhD

Professor and Chair of Philosophy | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Expert on solidarity, ethics/social movements, violence against women, Just War Theory and Catholic Social Thought (esp. women, war, work).

Catholic Social Thought Violence Against Women Ethics Solidarity Social Movements

Douglas J. Casa, Ph.D.

CEO-Korey Stringer Institute, Professor Department of Kinesiology · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention of sudden death in sport, exertional heat stroke, wearable technologies, hydration, and performance in the heat

Athletic Training Thermoregulation Exercise & Heat Heat Stroke Preventing Sudden Death

Jonathan Moreno

Professor · University of Pennsylvania Health System

Professor at University of Pennsylvania Health System

Bioethics Biopolitics National Security Policy

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

Patrick Bordnick

Dean, Tulane University School of Social Work · Tulane University

Bordnick is a pioneer in the use of virtual reality for substance abuse assessment and intervention.

Self-Care Virtual Reality Technology Health Autism

Gretchen Helmke

Professor of Political Science · University of Rochester

Professor Helmke's research focuses on democratic political institutions, rule of law, and Latin American politics.

Institutional crises in Latin America Rule of Law Democratic Political Institutions Latin American Politics