Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Andrew Lubin

Defense Analyst, Author, Embedded Journalist · N/a

Dynamic speaker with long experience in global current events with partiular expertise in Iraq, Hait, Afghanistan with US Marines

Current Operations in Afghanistan Us Marine Humanitarian Operations (Haiti Japan Role of Us in Todays' World

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

Kirsten Fermaglich

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in American Jewish history, American memory of the Holocaust, and American antisemitism

Ethnic History Antisemitism in the US Immigration History

Prof. Andrew Byrnes

Professor of International Law and Human Rights · University New South Wales

Andrew Byrnes joined the UNSW Law Faculty as Professor of International Law in May 2005

Combating Ageism Law Public Policy Human Rights

Stephanie Bangarth

Associate Professor, Department of History · King's University College, University of Western Ontario

Activist Academic. Dedicated Volunteer. Avid Outdoorswoman.

Human Rights Immigration Asian Immigration Immigration Policy Social Movements

Michael Miller

President and CEO, Professional Speaker, Consultant, Trainer, and Author · Primo Solutions, LLC

Motivational Speaker, Business Trainer and Coach, Author

Sales Presentations Leadership Development Motivational Speaking Business Skills Inspirational Speaking

Christopher D. Carothers

Director, Center for Computational Innovations (CCI) & Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches massively parallel computer systems with a focus on modeling and simulation systems

Information and Computer Science Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation Computer Science Massively Parallel Systems Modeling and Simulation Systems

Anjanette Raymond

Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Anjanette Raymond is an Associate Professor at the Kelley School of Business and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Maurer Law School.

International and Domestic Commercial Arbitration Analytics Cloud Computing International Commercial Law International and Domestic Contracts

Judy Helm Wright

Author and Speaker · Artichoke Press LLC

Enthusiastic keynote and conference speaker on RESILIENCE and being a Bounce-Back person. Brings scientific study and life examples of the p

Resiliency - Bounce Back Person Power of Encouraging Words Motivational Respect Responsibility & Resiliency Broke But Not Broken

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education

Philippe Borremans

Public Relations Consultant & Certified Trainer · The PR Training Company OÜ

Multi-lingual Public Relations professional with more than 25 years experience, specialising in Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication.

Emergency Risk Communication Social Media Communications Crisis Communications Public Relations Internal Communications

Anthony G. Alessi, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor, Neurology and Orthopaedics · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of concussions in athletes from youth leagues to professional sports.

Concussion Diagnosis Sports Injuries Neurology Orthopaedics Athletes

C. Nataraj, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering | College of Engineering · Villanova University

C. Nataraj, PhD, is an expert in unmanned vehicles, robotics, and diagnostic healthcare systems.

Autonomous Vehicles Unmanned Vehicles Robotics Drones Engineering

Devon Harris

Speaker · Devon Harris & Associates

Original Jamaican bobsledder who teaches people to Keep On Pushing in order to live their best life.

Teamwork Diversity Overcoming Obstacles Pursiung the Dream

Samar Ali

Research Professor of Political Science and Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of conflict mediation, national security, economic development and human rights.

Human Rights National Security Polarization Cybersecurity Law and Government

Eli Berman

Professor of Economics · UC San Diego

Eli Berman is known for applying rational choice analysis to the behavior of radical religious groups.

Applied Econometrics Labor Demand and Technological Change Economics of Religion and Demography Development and Conflict Labor Economics

George Bisharat

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bisharat@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4721 / Office 603F-200

Criminal Procedure Islamic Law Law and Social Anthropology Criminal Practice Law in Middle East Societies

Todd Robson

Strategic Communications Consultant

A former journalist and award winning marketer - Todd can provide witty and intelligent perspective on a wide variety of current topics.

Media Relations and Publicity Politics Global Media and Culture Crisis Communications Strategic Communications Marketing and Advertising

Charles Tolbert, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Tolbert's areas of research include social stratification, social demography, rural sociology and quantitative applications.

Small Businesses and Employee Loyalty Restructuring Financial Institutions in Rural/Non-Metro America Social Stratification Social Demography Rural Sociology