Tricia Wachtendorf

Director / Professor, Disaster Research Center / Department of Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. Wachtendorf expertise lies in the social, organizational, and decision-making aspects of disasters.

evacuations Multi-organizational coordination and responses in disasters Transnational crises Improvisation and adaptation Community-based approaches to preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

Anissa Freeman Starnes

Regional Development Director · Constant Contact, Inc.

Entertaining Educational Marketing Expert - North & South Carolina

Email Marketing Event Marketing Social Campaigns Community Relations Social Media Marketing

Brian Byrd

Professor · Western Carolina University

Brian Byrd's research focuses on domestic mosquito‐borne diseases, specifically La Crosse encephalitis.

Global Health Medical Entomology Epidemiology

Laura J. Burton, Ph.D.

Department Head, Educational Leadership · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on management in sports organizations and how gender stereotypes affect women working in athletics.

Gender Stereotypes Access and Success in Leadership Sport Management Gender Issues in Sport Leadership in Sport Organizations

Sean Mulholland

Professor · Western Carolina University

Sean Mulholland research interests include human capital and economic growth, white supremacist groups and hate crimes.

Drunk Driving Hate Crimes Economic Growth White Supremacist Groups Student Performance

Brian Parsley

President · WeSkill

Interested in building your brand? Want to improve sales, employee & customer loyalty? Let a Top 40 Executives Under 40 winner be your guide

Executive Coaching Sales Management Team Building Customer Relations Coaching

Yanjun Yan

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Yanjun Yan's research interests include statistical signal processing, diagnostics and prognostics and particle swarm optimization.

Controls and Communications Image Processing Programming Circuits Instrumentation

William Doyle

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how geography affects higher education attainment and the state of the financial aid system in America.

borrowing trends Undergraduate Education Borrowing for college College affordability Higher Education Access

Jeanniey Mullen

Global EVP, CMO · Zinio LLC: Digital Publishing Innovation

Global EVP/CMO at Zinio

American Sign Language Email Marketing Direct Marketing Mobile Marketing Brand Building

Betty Farmer

Professor · Western Carolina University

Betty Farmer's specialty areas include gender communication, crisis communication and communication skills training.

Public Speaking Communication Skills Training Gender Communication Crisis Communication Public Relations

Joseph E. Trainor

Interim Dean and Professor, Biden School of Public Policy & Administration · University of Delaware

Can discuss behavioral responses to disasters, including household risk management and decision making about warnings and evacuation orders.

Public and organizational behavior in disasters Disaster Mitigation Smart Warning Systems Mobile Warning Systems Disaster Warning Systems

Tom Ashcraft

Distinguished Professor of Visual Art · Western Carolina University

For more than 30 years, Tom Ashcraft has navigated his inquiry based practice, combining object making and community engagement.

Collaborative, Community and Socially Engaged Art Contemporary Art Sculpture Public Art

Olexandr Isayev

Assistant Professor, Chemistry · Carnegie Mellon University

Olexandr Isayev's research focuses on solving fundamental chemical problems with machine learning, molecular modeling and quantum mechanics.

Theoretical Chemistry Computational Chemistry Machine Learning Cheminformatics Drug Discovery

Bruce MacFadden

Director and Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Bruce MacFadden is a distinguished professor and paleontologist at the Florida Museum.

Fossil Vertebrates Paleobiology Paleontology Stable Isotopes Vertebrate Paleontology

Rich Price

Executive Director of Economic Development and Regional Partnerships · Western Carolina University

Jason England

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Jason England has written extensively on race, sports and societal issues.

Sports Creative Writing Arts and Creative Expression Civil Rights Race

Randy Beaudry

Professor of Horticulture · Michigan State University

An expert in modified atmosphere packaging, controlled-atmosphere storage, non-destructive quality assessment, and flavor analysis.

Storing Apples Horticulture Harvesting Preserving

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Education and Service Learning Medical Image and Signal Processing Artificial Neural Network Applications Science and Technology in International Development

Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

He studies the sensory biology and behavior of sharks and their relatives as well as their seasonal migrations in southeast Florida.

Telemetry Rays Shark Behavior Sensory Biology Elasmobranchs

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Email: wuf@uchastings.edu | Phone: 415-565-4830 | Office: 390-200

Civic Engagement Volunteer Service Higher Education Administration Asian American Issues Civil Rights