Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung

UN Rep for Geneva · International Federation on Ageing

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung is a UN Representative for Geneva / International Federation on Ageing

Decent Work for All International Health Partnerships Workforce shortages and other issues in the health and social sectors Economic impacts of social protection Social protection financing and coverage

Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

April Lindgren

Associate Professor, School of Journalism · Ryerson University

Local News Research Project, Principal Researcher

Journalism Local news News Media Ethnic media

Sallie Shipman

Clinical Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Sallie Shipman's special interests include health care emergency preparedness, rural health, public health and determinants of health.

Determinants of Health Health Disparities Health Care Emergency Preparedness Vaccinations Rural Health

Marla Sokolowski

University Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Toronto

Sokolowski's work is esteemed worldwide as a clear, integrative paragon of the manner in which genes can interact with the environment.

Genetics Molecular Biology Scientific Writing Higher Education Public Speaking

Jennifer Burney

Associate Professor of Environmental Science · UC San Diego

Jennifer Burney's research focuses on simultaneously achieving global food security and mitigating climate change.

Climate Impacts on Agriculture Science Energy Poverty Global Food Security Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Leslie Martin

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Martin specializes in urban sociology, race/ethnic relations, welfare and poverty issues.

Urban Sociology Race / Ethnic Relations Welfare and Poverty Sociology of Education Public Housing

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Health disparities by race and ethnicity Vaccine Hesitancy Public Health Social Determinants of Health Health Policy

Dr. Prakash Tyagi

Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital · GRAVIS

Dr. Tyagi leads GRAVIS in India nd has made global contributions to healthy ageing programs and dialogues

Occupational Health Public Policy and Advocacy Reproductive Health Disaster Risk Reduction Geriatric Medicine

Stephanie Wang

Assistant Professor of International Business and Strategy · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Wang focuses on the rise of emerging market multinationals

Emerging Market Businesses Multinational Management Capability Upgrading Sustainability Issues

Shawn Humphrey

Associate Professor of Economics · University of Mary Washington

Associate Professor of Economics at University of Mary Washington

Welfare and Poverty Economics Pedagogy Microfinance

Lawrence Levy

Vice President, Economic Development and Professional Studies; Executive Dean, National Center for Suburban Studies · Hofstra University

Dean Levy works close with Hofstra’s academic community to shape an innovative agenda for suburban study

Suburban Spaces and Development Suburbs Education Taxation Politics of the Suburbs

Paul J. Gertler

Professor | Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics | Professor, School of Public Health | Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact | Scientific Director, Center for Effective Global Action · University of California, Berkeley

Financial Inclusion Labor Markets Early Childhood Development and Education Impact Evaluation Poverty Alleviation

Prof. Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

Peter has wide interests in the health and wellbeing of older people in low and middle-income countries.

Integrated Health and Social Care Vaccination Active Ageing Human Rights Cardiovascular Diseases

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

Thomas Felke, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Expert in social issues and social justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Felke researches social issues such as food insecurity and affordable housing.

Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Affordable Housing Needs of Older Adults food insecurity Poverty

Elizabeth Frankenberg, Ph. D.

Director, Carolina Population Center; Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, Sociology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: How individuals and families respond to unexpected population-level disasters.

Disaster Psychology Disaster Behavioral Health Illness Demography Health

Michele Goodwin

Chancellor's Professor of Law · UC Irvine

Chancellor's Professor Michele Goodwin is an internationally renowned scholar, advocate, author, social commentator, and strategist

Constitutional Law Bioethics Civil Rights Reproductive Health Family Law

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor, Department of History · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD, is an expert in Russian history, specifically the history of charity and social welfare.

Development of Voluntarism and Civil Societies Women's History Environmental History Russian History Russian and Soviet History

Prachi Jain

Assistant Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Experimental Economics Development Economics Behavioral Economics