Lindsay Distefano, Ph.D

Professor, Department of Kinesiology, and Associate Vice President for Research Development · University of Connecticut

Lindsay DiStefano works to promote safe physical activity in children through physical literacy development and sport-injury prevention.

ACL Youth Athletes Injury Prevention Motor Development Physical Literacy

Nora Rubel

Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies · University of Rochester

Rubel is an expert in Jewish studies, as well as Jewish food and holidays

Jewish Cuisine American Religions, Race and Ethnicity Jewish Holidays Jewish American Immigration Judaism

Lewis Franklin Bost, MBA, IDSA, FAIMBE

Professor Emeritus | Bachelor Product Design, NCSU l Masters of Business Administration, UNC · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bost's research focuses on innovation, device design and development processes

Innovation Device Design Development Processes Entrepreneurial Business Strategy Commercialization

Lisa Briggs

Professor, Director of Emergency and Disaster Management · Western Carolina University

Lisa Briggs specializes in forensic based criminology with a focus on missing persons, as well as the use of scent detection K9s.

Crime and Deviance Forensic Based Criminology Criminology Missing Persons Scent Detection K9s

Bryan Riemann

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Bryan Riemann is an expert in functional joint stability, postural control, and the biomechanics of exercise and therapeutic exercise.

Biomechanics of Exercise Functional Joint Stability Postural Control

Charmion B. Rush

Associate Professor of Inclusive and Special Education · Western Carolina University

Charmion Rush's areas of research include culture relevant pedagogy, disproportionate representation, implicit bias and literacy practices.

Teacher Development Special Education Inclusion Disproportionate Representation Culture Relevant Pedagogy

Alexandra Dunn

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Dunn focuses on creating a supportive work environment and positive onboarding experience.

Management and Organizational Behavior Human Resource Management Onboarding, Recruitment, and Socialization Organizational Support Survey Response Quality

Douglas Nelson

Professor of Economics · Tulane University

Douglas Nelson's current research interests are focused on the political economy of trade policy

Trade Economic Policy Political Economy of Trade Globalisation Trade Policy

Jonathan Hiskey

Associate Chair of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration.

Honduras Guatemala Migration Crime in Latin America Immigration

José I. Badenes, S.J., Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Interdisciplinary Studies Comparative Literature Federico Garcia Lorca Hispanic modernismo Theology and literature

William Hahn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Florida Atlantic University

William Hahn researches neural networks and deep learning.

Neural Networks Deep Learning Medical Imaging

Melissa Gayan

Senior Lecturer, History · Georgia Southern University

Melissa Gayan specializes in Russian history and the former Soviet Union.

Islam in World History Nationalism and Identity Russia and the former Soviet Union The Caucasus 20th Century World History

Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising · Baylor University

Dr. Divita's areas of research are fashion forecasting and trend contagion; and textile, apparel and retailing industry topics.

Retailing Fashion Merchandising Apparel Textile Sciences Fashion Forecasting

Robert Weaver, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Weaver's areas of expertise include coastal flooding, coastal transport, water quality and littoral processes.

Coastal Flooding‎ Coastal Eco-engineering 2D and 3D Circulation Modeling Coastal Transport Water Quality

Michael Slotkin, Ph.D.

Professor | Nathan M. Bisk College of Business · Florida Tech

Dr. Slotkin's research interests include sustainability and ecotourism, economic impact assessments, and pedagogical issues.

Pedagogy Economic Impact Assessments Sustainability Ecotourism Feasibility Studies

Beth Howells

Chair, Literature · Georgia Southern University

Beth chairs the Literature Department & her research areas are 19th century British Literature, women's literature, & rhetoric and writing

19th Century British Literature Gender and Women’s Studies Writing Rhetoric Composition Studies

Martin Tanaka

Professor · Western Carolina University

Martin Tanaka's research interests include biomedical devices, computational modeling and neuromuscular control.

Design For Manufacturing Computational Modeling Material Properties and Behavior Innovation in Engineering Design Product Design and Development

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Stephen Duncan

Professor Emeritus of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film and Television Drama and Comedy; Screenwriting Directing and Producing

Martha Buell

Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences · University of Delaware

Research focuses on policies related to early childhood care and education.

Teacher Education Teacher Development Literacy Development Early Childhood Education Childcare