Jay Ritter

Eminent Scholar · University of Florida

Jay Ritter studies IPOs, asset pricing, valuation, investment banking and capital structure.

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Initial Public Offerings Investment Banking Capital Structure Asset Pricing

Ina Ganguli

Associate Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ina Ganguli looks at how individuals acquire and use their skills, particularly on science and innovation, immigration and gender issues.

Gender Disparities in Labor Markets International Migration of Students and Scientists Formation of Scientific Collaboration Economics of Science & Innovation Labor Economics

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Melissa O'Connor, PhD

The M. Louise Fitzpatrick Endowed Professor in Community and Home Health Nursing | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Melissa O'Connor, PhD, MBA, RN, FGSA, FAAN, is an expert in home health care, geriatric nursing and transitions in care.

Geriatrics and Gerontology Applied Health Informatics Geriatric Nursing Geriatric Home Health Transitions in Care

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

Molly Youngkin

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Romantic and Victorian Literature Gender Studies and Narrative Theory

Mark Caleb Smith, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Smith is an expert in American politics, campaigns & elections, and constitutional law.

Constitutional Law Presidential Politics Presidential Campaigns

Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD

University Provost; Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship · Villanova University

Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, is a recognized scholar in the areas of entrepreneurship and strategic management.

Higher Education Market and Non-market Based Competition Decision Making Entrepreneurship Innovation

Lawrence Levy

Associate Vice President and Executive Dean of the National Center for Surburban · Hofstra University

Dean Levy works close with Hofstra’s academic community to shape an innovative agenda for suburban study

Suburban Spaces and Development Suburbs Education Taxation Politics of the Suburbs

Dan McCole

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on tourism, wine tourism, and social entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneruship Wine Tourism Tourism Sustainable Tourism Social Enterprise

John Crawford

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: crawforj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4675 / 386-200

Corporate and Securities Law Financial Regulation Property Law Regulation of Financial Institutions

Heather M. Field

Eucalyptus Foundation Chair & Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: fieldh@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4716 / Office 334-200

Taxation Law Federal Income Taxation Tax Elections Tax Ethics Corporate Taxation

Daniel Strachman

Managing Director · HEDGEAnswers

Expeienced, dynamic speaker that connects Walll Street to Main Street

Hedge Funds Investment Products Wall Street/Investing

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Patricia Crenny

Accounting Instructor | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Patricia Crenny is an expert in financial and tax accounting.

Business Financial Services Financial Accounting Tax Accounting Retirement

T. Clifton Green

John W. McIntyre Professor of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Investments Behavioral Finance Market Microstructure

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

Dr Nazanin Zand

Associate Professor of Food and Science Nutrition · University of Greenwich

She researches - and advises industrial partners - on issues of nutrition, food content and food production.

Catering Baby Food Healthy Eating Special Diets Food

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department · University of Connecticut

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Shared Spaces Transit Planning Urban Planning Civil Engineering Urban Street Networks