Charles Venator-Santiago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Venator-Santiago is an expert in US territorial law and policy with a focus on the history of citizenship

Nation-State building in the Americas Political Theory Latino Politics Puerto Rico/US Law Territorial Legal History Public Law

Thomas D. Shohfi

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading research into Alternative Data sources in analysis of stock markets. Director of the Student Managed Investment Fund at Rensselaer.

Financial Analysts Textual Analysis Alternative Data in Finance Quantitative Finance Investor Behavior

Paul Ellickson

Professor of Economics and Marketing at the Simon Business School · University of Rochester

Paul Ellickson researches quantitative marketing and industrial organization and has expertise in supermarkets, supercenters, and strategy

Supermarket Strategy Pricing Supermarkets Big Box Retailers Walmart and Big Box Retailers

Daniel Wallace

Director of Creative Writing; J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Daniel Wallace has been published in two dozen languages, and his stories, novels and essays are taught in high schools and colleges.

Creative Writing University Teaching Nonfiction Writing Fiction Writing Publishing

Vilma Todri

Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Social Media Online Consumer Behavior Digital Strategy Digital Advertising Economics and Machine Learning

Shekhar Garde

Dean, School of Engineering & Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Professor, Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leads the largest of the five schools at Rensselaer and conducts research in statistical mechanical theory and molecular modeling

Engineering Thermodynamics Simulations of Biological Systems Molecular Theory Hydration Phenomena at Interfaces and Nanosystems

Tien M.H. Ng, PharmD, FHFSA, FCCP, BCPS, FACC

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · USC School of Pharmacy

Tien Ng is an expert in heart failure pharmacotherapy, heart failure pathophysiology and drug-induced QT prolongation.

Clinical Trials Cardiovascular pathophysiology Heart failure pathophysiology Heart failure pharmacotherapy Drug-induced QT prolongation

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education

Tiffany Muller Myrdahl

Urbanist and Feminist Geographer · Simon Fraser University

Specializes in equity and inclusion. Uses policy analysis and collaborative research with women and LGBTQ people to examine urban change.

Geographies of social difference (with an emphasis on gender and sexuality) Municipal Social Inclusion Policy Qualitative and Mixed Method Research Oral history methods for research and policymaking

John Sweeney, M.Ed.

Distinguished Professor, Head of Advertising Specialization, Director of Sports Communication Program · UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media

A national expert on marketing, advertising and sports marketing, Sweeney has worked with more than 40 national brands.

Branding Sports Business Creative Advertising Sports Journalism Sports

Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments

James A. Wilcox

Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Credit Union Failures And Losses Small Business Lending Bank mergers and acquisitions Banking Business Conditions

Kara Alaimo

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Dr. Kara Alaimo is a global public relations consultant, trainer, professor, and author.

Risk Management Global Public Relations Cross-Cultural Communication Media Theory Crisis Communication

Terence Fitzgerald

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on policy, family and children, social inequality, and institutional racism.

Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Reproduction of Racism Male Gender Issues Social Development and Policy Social Work Education

Jessalynn Keller

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Media and Film · University of Calgary

Expert in girls'/youth media, digital cultures, contemporary feminisms, & celebrity

Girls' media cultures Celebrity Culture Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods and Analysis Digital Media Feminisms and Gender Studies

Nicholas Valerio

Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Financial Markets Financial Asset Pricing Investment Management Quantitative Equity Investing Derivative Financial Assets

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, Ph.D., A.M., B.M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Music; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Communication; College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

An interdisciplinary scholar, Ndaliko studies arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa.

Ethnomusicology Black Atlantic Culture Social Engagement Sociopolitical Transformation Cultural Theory

Jayanti Tamm

Assistant Professor of English · Movable Type Management

Author of Cartwheels in a Sari: A Memoir of Growing Up Cult will inspire you to overcome adversities and create your own destiny.

Cults Cult Leadership Creative Writing Overcoming Adversity Memoir

Daniel Strachman

Managing Director · HEDGEAnswers

Expeienced, dynamic speaker that connects Walll Street to Main Street

Hedge Funds Investment Products Wall Street/Investing

Zach Jenkins

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Clinical Specialist, Infectious Diseases · Cedarville University

Dr. Zach Jenkins is an infectious disease expert who loves educating others about superbugs, antibiotic therapy, and emergency preparedness.

Vaccines Superbugs Viruses COVID-19 Infectious Diseases