Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

Thomas Dietz

University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) · Michigan State University

Expert in climate change, human driving forces of environmental change, environmental values, environmental decision making

Ecology Environmental Policy Human driving forces of environmental change Climate Change

Nigel Raab

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Theories of Civil Society Habermas 19th Century Russia Urban History Global Encounters

Guy A. Russ

Vice President — Innovation and Data · Church Mutual

Guy can speak to impacts on houses of worship during COVID, armed intruder prevention, cyber risks & sexual abuse prevention.

Cyber Risks Armed Intruder Preparation and Prevention New Normal During COVID-19 Protection Against Natural Disasters

Lenneal Henderson Jr., PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Internationally recognized urban scholar

Global Issues Energy Policy Urban Analysis Social Ecology Diversity Issues

Daniel A. Smith

Professor · University of Florida

Daniel A. Smith examines how political institutions affect political behavior across and within the American states.

Ballot Measures Florida Politics State Politics and Elections Voting Rights and Elections Direct Democracy

Jin-Won Kim

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jin-Won Kim’s research focuses on the role of recreation, parks and tourism in the creation of active, healthy and sustainable communities.

Water-Based Recreation and Tourism Public Health and Quality of Life Environmental Justice Applications of Geospatial Technologies in Recreation Park and Tourism

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Michael Brown

Talk Show Host, Author, Speaker · The Blue Cell; iHeartMedia

An insider's view of homeland security, politics, and personal redemption that can be used in everyone's life at any time.

Homeland Security Politics Public Policy Media Leadership

Isaac Chun-Hai Fung

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Isaac Chun-Hai Fung is a digital health expert and an infectious disease epidemiologist.

Digital Health Outbreak Responses Epidemiology Infectious Disease Epidemiology Emergency Preparedness

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Stacy Overstreet

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Overstreet focuses on children at risk for maladjustment due to the presence of chronic stressors in their lives.

Coping Strategies Violence Adolescents Resilience Children

Jonathan M. Lees, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Earth, Marine and Environmental Sciences (EMES), College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Lees is an expert in fault zones, volcano imaging, explosive volcanism and geothermal imaging.

Geological Sciences Siesmology Volcanology Tomography of Fault Zones Regional Tomographic Inversion

Anoop Rai

Professor of Finance · Hofstra University

Hofstra University Director of the Center for International Financial Services and Markets

Corporate Finance Financial Institutions International Finance Capstone Course Financial Regulations

Mika McKinnon

Geophysicist · Independent

Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressible educator.

Disaster Risk Reduction Geophysics Science and Policy Science Fiction Science Fiction Film and Tv

Giovanna Mingarelli

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder · M&C Consulting and Mcrowdsourcing Canada (MC2) Inc.

Giovanna Mingarelli is an entrepreneur, crowdsourcing expert, public speaker and writer

Social & Digital Media Strategic Communicaitons Entrepeneurship Public Speaking Politics

Peter Mahler

Vice President – Religious Markets Underwriting · Church Mutual

Peter Mahler can speak to how organizations can best manage top risks, the evolution of houses of worship and catastrophe insurance.

Catastrophic Insurance Underwriting Risk Management Risks Houses of Worship Face Business Insurance Trends Underwriting Insurance

Robert Fuller, M.D., FACEP

UConn Health Chairman of Emergency Medicine · University of Connecticut

Fuller has responded to nations battered by natural and manmade disasters -New York after 9/11, Haiti ; Philippines after a typhoon.

Coronavirus Efficiency of Emergency Services International Disaster Medical Response Emergency Medical Care Natural Disasters