Brett Grainger, ThD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Brett Grainger, ThD, researches the changing face of modern spirituality in America and how various religions view the natural world.

Religion and Nature Modern Spirituality American Religious History History of Christianity Evangelicalism

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD

Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology| College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, works to find a new unity and synthesis in science and religion.

Theology Neuroscience Artificial Intelligence and Becoming Culture and Religion Catholicity

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

Jocelyn Thorpe

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies Program · University of Manitoba

Professor Thorpe explores the history and legacies of colonialism in the Canadian context

Critical Race Theory Feminism Environmental Studies Colonialism Social Inequality

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Craig Callender

Professor of Philosophy · UC San Diego

Craig Callender specializes in environmental ethics and the philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics and time.

Philosophy of Time Metaphysics Philosophy of Science Ethics Philosophy of Physics

Briget Eastep

Executive Director of Outdoor Pathways · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public lands, youth engagement, wilderness first aid, conservation youth corps, and recreation impact monitoring.

Stewardship Outdoor Education & Leadership Public Lands Workface Development Partnerships

Professor Viren Swami

Professor of Social Psychology · Anglia Ruskin University

His research focuses on the psychology of body image, human appearance, and attraction in relationships.

Impact of Nature on Healthy Living Tattoos Body Image Psychology of Attraction Relationships

Douglas Christie

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Christian Spirituality Early Christian Monasticism Spirituality and Ecology

Rick Relyea

Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project; & David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches community ecology, ecotoxicology, phenotypic plasticity, forest inputs to wetlands, disease ecology, and invasive species

Aquatic Biology Animal Behavior Evolution Environmental Science Ecology

Mariana Brussoni

Associate Professor · University of British Columbia

Brussoni's research focuses on child injury prevention, including risky play, parents' perspectives on safety, and Aboriginal injuries.

Injury Prevention Child Development Parenting Outdoor Play Higher Education

Simon Garnier

Assistant Professor, College of Science and Liberal Arts · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Garnier focuses on the study of collective behaviors and swarm intelligence in natural and artificial systems

Biological Sciences Swarm Robotics Interdisciplinary Education Collective Behavior Swarm Intelligence

David J. Teece

Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business | Faculty Director, Tusher Center for The Management of Intellectual Capital · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

International authority on industrial organizations and technological change, antitrust policy, and intellectual property

Competitive performance of firms in the global marketplace Intellectual capital management Innovation Intellectual Property Technology and intellectual property

Douglas Yu

Professor of Ecology · University of East Anglia

His work focuses on Environmental Impact Assessment – measuring the state of nature – using environmental DNA.

Wildlife Hunting Bans Biodiversity Environmental Impact Assessment Ecology Leeches

Johnny MacLean

Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the tectonics and geology of the national parks and southern Utah

Field Geology Investigation Tetonics of National Parks Utah National Parks Tectonics Geology of Southern Utah

Paul Sutter

Professor of Astrophysics | Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics · The Ohio State University

Astrophysics expert, specializing in the emptiest regions of the universe

Astrophysics Big Bang Theory Space Exploration Intersections of Science and Art

Jean McNeil

Professor of Creative Writing · University of East Anglia

She is the author of 14 books & much of her writing has drawn on landscapes, the environment & climate change.

Creative Writing Contemporary African Literature Environmental Writing Creative Non-fiction Contemporary Canadian Fiction

Robin Feldman

Harry & Lillian Hastings Distinguished Professor of Law ; Director of the Institute for Innovation Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: feldmanr@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4661 / Office 372-200

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Intellectual Property Startup & Innovation Law Privacy and Property Law Law & Science

Michael A. Genovese

Professor of Political Science and International Relations, President of Global Policy Institute at LMU, Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, Director of Institute for Leadership Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

American Politics The American Presidency Law and Presidential Power British Politics

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes Illegal Logging