Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

The rhetoric of political campaign messages and communication strategies of politicians

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Evelyn McDonnell

Professor of Journalism and New Media and Director of Journalism · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Journalism New Media Popular Culture and Society Women's Studies

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD, is an expert in film analysis and commentary, particularly in regard to pop culture.

Communication Political Rhetoric Gender, Media and Pop Culture American Film

Robert Saunders

Professor, History, Politics, and Geography · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Saunders teaches from a global point of view; he is an expert on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Anthropocene International Politics Global Politics Comparative Religions Politics

Leigh Potvin

Assistant Professor, Community Studies · Cape Breton University

Educator, activist, academic. Interests: straight privilege, urban farming, backyard chickens, fat activism & active transportation.

gender studies (feminism) Queer Theory Privilege in Society White Privilege straight privilege

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Pamela Usukumah

Associate · Weil Gotshal and Manges

Business Professional in Boston, Massachusetts with interests in pro bono work, world travel, and international business.

Politics Editing Leadership Management Nonprofits

Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Prakash Kashwan is an expert in the field of political economy of institutions, environmental politics, and global climate governance.

Political Economy of Environment Climate Governance Political Affairs Political Representation Economic Affairs

Curtis Carlson Nelson

Travel & Hospitality Executive · Curtis Carlson Nelson

Curtis Carlson Nelson has 20 years of management experience with a focus on the travel and hospitality industries.

Marketing Management Travel Hospitality

Ronald Hall

Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert in racism and diversity.

Colorism Bleaching Syndrome Racism Discrimination Black/White Racial Conflict

Noreen Golfman

Provost and Vice-President (Academic) · Memorial University

Dr. Golfman is an experienced, multi-dimensional scholar and academic leader who is actively engaged in cultural issues.

Film Graduate Studies Academic & Administrative Leadership Arts and Culture Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Adam Diehl

Lecturer of English · Augusta University

Professor Diehl is an expert in hip-hop culture, lyrical analysis, Rap as a form of literature and specifically the works of Kendrick Lamar.

Kendrik Lamar Hip-Hop Culture Rap as Literature

Warren Shiau

Research Vice-President, AI & Analytics · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Warren Shiau is a Research Vice-President, specializing in AI & Analytics at IDC Canada.

Artifical Intelligence Quantitative Surveying Market assessment and segmentation Message and value proposition testing Thought leadership research

Frederick Gooding

Associate Professor, African-American Studies · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Luis Alvarez

Associate Professor, Department of History · UC San Diego

Institute of Arts and Humanities director, Luis Alvarez focuses on race, ethnicity and Latinx and African-American social movements.

Humanities in Higher Education Oral Histories Popular Culture Chicano/Chicana Studies Race Relations

Paula M. Uruburu

Professor of English · Hofstra University

Professor Uruburu researches the Gothic and the Grotesque, the Gilded Age, and film history (genre, auteur, adaptation).

Zombies Evelyn Nesbit Horror films Gender Studies Film History