Julian Ku

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Ku is an expert on international law, constitutional law, U.S. foreign policy, and Chinese foreign policy.

International Law International Law in U.S. Courts Constitutional Law Corporate Law Trans Pacific Partnership

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Mark A. Boyer, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Executive Director · University of Connecticut

Mark A. Boyer studies environmental policy and global-local linkages. His research focuses on climate adaptation from global to local.

Simulation and Experimental Methods Climate Change Global-Local Linkages Globalization Environmental Policy

David J. Thomas, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University

David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.

Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police

Lois Weithorn

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weithorn@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4660 / Office 366-200

Bioethics and the Law Criminal Law Family Law Mental Health Law Social Science and Law

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Jerusha Conner, PhD

Professor of Education; Program Coordinator, Graduate Education | Department of Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Jerusha Conner, PhD, is an expert on trends in education policy, urban education, student learning, engagement, and activism.

Youth Activism Urban Education Education Policy School Reform Student Engagement

Jasmine McNealy

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jasmine McNealy studies information, communication, and technology with a view toward influencing law and policy.

Communication Technology Media Law and Policy Newsroom Policy Communications Social Media

Haroon Ullah

Policy Planning Staff · U.S. Department of State

A scholar, diplomat and author of widely acclaimed Bargain From The Bazaar and Vying for Allah's Vote. Visit haroonullah.com.

Public Policy Pakistan Diplomacy International Relations Foreign Policy

Dr. Tom Long

Associate Professor, Politics & International Studies · University of Warwick

Tom’s expertise includes US-Latin American relations, Latin American foreign policy, North America, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.

Asymmetrical International Relations Latin American Foreign Policy International Relations Politics U.S.-Latin American Relations

Lora Cohen-Vogel, Ph.D.

The Frank A. Daniels Professor of Public Policy and Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Robena and Walter E. Hussman, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Policy and Education Reform

Federal role in education Politics of education

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Debra Whitman, PhD, is an economist and expert on aging issues with extensive experience in national policymaking and global research.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Kitty Kelly Epstein, PhD

Faculty Trustee + Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Activist, organizing for power

Action Orientated Research Leadership & Change Structural Inequality and Diversity Research and Action On the Racial Wealth Gap Resident Engagement in Urban Policy

Mr. Howard Catton

CEO · International Council of Nurses

As ICN CEO Howard Catton advocates for nurses to be at the heart of health policy making and leading healthcare systems and delivery.

National Policy Advising Workforce Research Social Policy Industrial Relations Health Policy

Wayne Roberts

principal · Will Work for Food Policy

engaging speaker; expert on food issues ; connects local food, jobs, health and environment

Local Food Production Sustainable Food Green Jobs Food Charters Community Organizing & Development

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

Mirya Holman

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Mirya Holman is an expert on women and politics, local politics, research methods and environmental politics.

Local Politics Political Behavior American Politics Political Science Women and Politics

Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews

Professor, Ageing and Lifecourse · University British Columbia

Anne Martin-Matthews' current research focuses on two areas of inquiry in the sociology of aging.

Public Policy Work Carers and Caregiving Active Ageing

Jodi Bruhn

Director / Directrice · Stratéjuste

Jodi Bruhn is a published policy researcher, author and facilitator specializing in governance and indigenous/Crown relations.

Aboriginal Justice Governance Workshop Facilitation Political Science Public Service

Dr. Toni Miles

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology · University of Georgia

Toni Miles has a national reputation in the field of minority aging, chronic disease, and health care policy.

Bereavement Chronic Disease Epidemiology Minority Aging Health Care Policy