Theodore M. Shaw, J.D.

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights

Political Law Educational Litigation Transitional Justice Constitutional Government Federal Law

Shan-Lu Liu

Professor I Department of Veterinary Biosciences · The Ohio State University

Professor Liu studies virus-host interactions, in particular how RNA viruses enter host cells and cause pathogenesis in humans and animals.

Viral Infections HIV Ebola Lung Cancer Cancer Biology

Mark V. Flinn, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

My primary research passion is to understand how and why social relationships influence child health.

Stress and the Family Human Biology Developmental Psychology Biomedical Anthropology Cultural Anthropology

Bryant Keith Alexander

Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts

Race Gender & Sexuality Communication & Culture Performance & Culture Higher Education Speech Communication

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Karen Sedatole

Interim John H. Harland Dean; Goizueta Advisory Board Term Professor of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Executive Compensation Performance Evaluation Reward Systems Performance Measures Interorganizational Collaboration

Francisco A. Villarruel

Associate Chair and Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on issues affecting Latino youth and families; Latinos in the criminal justice system

Positive Youth Development Latino Youth and Families

Jason Grissom

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education · Vanderbilt University

An expert in K-12 leadership and policy and the impacts of school and district leaders on teacher and student outcomes.

Teacher effectiveness School Boards K-12 Administration Education Policy and Leadership teacher pay

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

Isabella Velicogna

Professor, Earth System Science, Physical Sciences Associate Dean Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion · UC Irvine

Isabella Velicogna is a Professor of Earth System Sciences and a Faculty Part time at NASA/Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Physical Climate Sea Level Rise GRACE Satellite Climate Change

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Spike Jones

General Manager, Strategic Services · Khoros

Word of Mouth Marketing & Brand Ambassador Expert, Social Media Curmudgeon and Published Author

Word of Mouth Marketing Branding and Identity Social Media Building Brand Ambassador Programs Engaging Brand Advocates

Mark Claypool

President and Chief Executive Officer · Educational Service of America

Mark Claypool, President and CEO of Educational Services of America

Alternative Education Special Education Social Entrepreneurism Corporate Leadership Dropout Prevention

Jennifer Cobbina

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expertise is in topics on race, crime, and policing; protest movements; and prisoner reentry

Race, Crime, and Policing Gender and Crime Race and Crime Prisoner Re-entry

Marc Gallicchio, PhD

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

Marc Gallicchio, PhD, is an expert on World War II, U.S. foreign relations, East Asia, modern military history and modern U.S. history.

History Modern Military History U.S. Foreign Policy Modern U.S. History World War II

Ronald Shapiro

Speaker & Consultant · Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.

Improve job or school performance, educate, and entertain at the same time!!! Learning which is applicable and a ton of fun!!!

Human Factors/Ergonomics Leadership/Management/Teamwork Career Development Understanding Human Capabilities and Limitations Special Recognition

Justin Moore

Epidemiologist in the Department of Population Health Sciences · Augusta University

A global leader in epidemiology and research in tracing the spread of COVID-19 among minorities.

Cancer Prevention and Control geographical information systems Biostatistics epidemiologic methodology Database Design

Rubén Martínez

Professor of English and Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of English and Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing at Loyola Marymount University

Journalism Mixed-Genre Writing Post-Colonial Literatures and Diaspora

David A. Aaker

E.T. Grether Professor Emeritus of Marketing and Public Policy · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the "father of modern branding"

Branding Brand Portfolio Strategy Global Brand Management Brand and Brand Building Storytelling

John Hall

Chief Executive Officer · Influence and Co.

Passionate and thought-provoking experienced speaker on entrepreneurship, thought leadership, content marketing, and team building.