Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Carole McDaniel Hanks Professor of Literature and Culture, 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

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

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Evelyn McDonnell

Acting Chair and Professor of Journalism and New Media · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Journalism New Media Popular Culture and Society Women's Studies

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD

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

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

Chair and Professor of English Department · 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

Corporate Associate · Covington & Burling LLP

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

Politics Editing Leadership Management Nonprofits

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

Michael Dennin

Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning; Dean of Undergraduate Education; Professor of Physics · UC Irvine

Prof. Dennin is leading the evolution of teaching and learning on the college campus, and he is a top communicator of all issues of physics.

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Condensed Matter Physics Undergraduate Education Physics Biophysics

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

Andrew Selepak

Instructional Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Andrew Selepak can speak to a variety of topics, including pop culture, online education, fake news and partisan media.

Personal Branding Online Learning Online Media Media Effects Social Media

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.

Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professor in Humanities · 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

Emily Deering Crosby

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Emily Deering Crosby is a rhetorical critic of popular culture with research concentrations in feminist criticism.

Popular Culture Feminist Criticism Critical Sport Study Digital Rhetoric Women in Country Music

Paula M. Uruburu

Professor Emerita of English · Hofstra University

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

Film Anniversaries Celebrity Culture Pop Culture Film History Gender Studies

Janni Aragon

Director, Technology Integrated Learning and Interim Director Technology & Society Program · University of Victoria

Janni Aragon has taught courses on American Politics, Political Theory, Gender and Politics, Feminist Theory, and Women's Studies.

Gender and Leadership Gender and Higher Education Cogressional Elections Women and Social Media Teaching and Social Media