Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich

Associate Professor of German · University of Mary Washington

Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich specializes in German-Jewish literature and Holocaust Studies.

Life Writing Memory and Memorials in Germany German Literature German-Jewish History Jewish Literature

Kurt Dewhurst

Director, Curator, and Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on: Museum Studies, Folklore, Folk Art, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy, International Cultural Engagement

Cultural Heritage Practice International Engagement Cultural Policy Folklore and Folklife Museum Studies

Amy Woodson-Boulton

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History European History Art History Museum Studies Imperialism

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Todd R. Boyette, Ph.D.

Director, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Todd Boyette is an expert in university-based informal science education and a co-founder of the North Carolina Science Festival.

Global leadership in university-based science outreach Working with scientists to engage the public Astronaut training at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Informal science education Science centers and museums in North Carolina

Margaret Beckel

President and CEO · Canadian Museum of Nature

Champion for creating, advancing and sharing knowledge about nature's past, present and future.

Marketing & Branding Change Management & Strategic Planning Senior Executive Leadership Business Transformation Museum Administration

Marsha MacDowell

Professor and Curator · Michigan State University

Marsha MacDowell is an expert in museums and communities, traditional material culture studies and digital preservation

Women's Art Art and Health Folklife and Museums Quilt Studies Community-Engaged Museum Work

Katherine Dennis

Public Program Coordinator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Katherine Dennis is the recipient of the 2013 Middlebrook Prize.

Curating Museum Collections Art History Public Art Art Education

Ryan Paul

Lecturer of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. history, cultural history, and the beginnings of Utah's National Parks.

Utah National Parks History Utah Parks Company American History History Through Film Historic Preservation

Andréa Livi Smith

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Smith is an urban planner, preservationist and architectural historian whose research focuses on urban design and preservation.

Gamification Graves and Burial Sites Walkability Preservation Urban Design

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

Gary Einloth

Artist & Designer · PiJ PoJ Design (Founder)

As the founder of PiJ PoJ Design, Gary Einloth has seen great success in his artwork and furniture design.

Design Furniture Art & Design Art Sketch/Drawing Input and Recognition

Jill Sonke

Director, UF Center for Arts in Medicine · University of Florida

Jill Sonke is active in research, teaching, and international cultural exchange.

Telehealth Global Health Arts Arts in Medicine Dance

Shannon Schmoll

Director, Abrams Planetarium · Michigan State University

Shannon Schmoll is an expert on basic astronomy, naked-eye astronomy, eclipses, constellations and the night sky.

Night Sky Eclipses Basic Astronomy Planetariums Science Education

Gonzalo Casals

Director of Education and Public Programs · El Museo del Barrio

Nonprofit and Arts Administrator, Cultural Organizer, Civic Engager, Radical Collaborator.

Minority Access and Representation in Museums Role of Museums in the 21st Century Radical and Sustainable Collaborations With Unlikely Partners

Robert Foster

Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies, Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities · University of Rochester

Robert Foster is an expert on globalization and material culture. His focus has been on Papua New Guinea

Lewis Henry Morgan Melanesia Commercial Media Globalization Material Culture

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Laurel Butler

Lecturer of Studio Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Studio Arts

Creative Youth Development Arts Education Social Justice

Dr. Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is interested in the areas of race, ethnicity and racism, black studies and how communities overcome inequality.

Scholar Activisim Ethnography Community Inequality Race and Ethnicity Black Studies

Lisa May Simpson

CEO · LMS Coaching & Consulting

Engaging, interactive speaker and facilitator who links core values to creativity and productivity

Recognizing and Treating Burnout Internal Communications Identifying Your Core Values