Jim Bryan

Professor Emeritus, Economics, Finance, and Management · Manhattanville College

Focused on issues of poverty, federal tax policy, and redistributive programs such as food stamps.

Economic Policy Federal Tax Policy Issues Of Poverty Redistributive Programs Economics

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein

Associate Director · Columbia International Longevity Centre

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein translates interdisciplinary scientific knowledge on aging and its societal implications into policy-focused practice.

Vaccination Public Policy Ageing in Place Lifelong Learning Active Ageing

Sarah Hooper

Executive Director of UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium and Adjunct Professor · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: hoopers@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4831 / Office 377-200

Health Equity Health Law Comprehensive and Coordinated Care Health and Access to Civil Justice Elder Financial Abuse

Marybeth Shinn

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair, Department of Human and Organizational Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert in how to prevent and end homelessness

Affordable Housing Social Exclusion Homelessness Poverty

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

Alex Glosenberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Vocational Psychology Workforce and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship International Entrepreneurship Career Development

Dr. Isabella Aboderin

Senior Research Scientist · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Dr. Aboderin is also Head of the Program on Aging and Development (APHRC) & Associate Prof of Gerontology at the University of Southampton.

Older Adult Rights Ageing Policy and Development Social Determinants of Health in Old Age Health Systems Access to Health Care

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD

The Diana & James Yacobucci ’73 Assistant Professor, Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD, is an expert in public finance.

Business Taxicab Medallions Cable Regulation Tax Compliance and Tax Evasion Public Pensions

LeRoi Hicks, M.D., MPH

Chief Medical Officer of Wilmington Hospital and Physician Leader of iREACH · ChristianaCare

Dr. Hicks is the recipient of numerous clinical and research awards and is nationally known for his research on health care disparities.

Social Determinants of Health/Health Disparities Medicine Chronic Disease Internal Medicine Health Equity

Dr. Stella Chatzitheochari

Associate Professor, Sociology · University of Warwick

Stella Chatzitheochari is an expert on the study of time allocation and social stratification

Migration & Culture Trends in Time-use Working Time Social Inequality Childhood Disability

Alina Ball

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: balla@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8852 / Office 300-100

Corporate Law Transactional Lawyering Community Lawyering Clinical Education Critical Race Theory

Roger Thurow

Senior Fellow · The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Pulitzer prize finalist with a wealth of experience writing about global food issues, hunger, poverty and international affairs

Africa Food Policy Agriculture Poverty Transmedia

Emilie Townes

Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics

Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information & Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Hughes-Hassell's research focuses on social justice issues in youth library services

Library and Information Science Social Justice Youth Literature Education Reforms Academic Librarianship

Charles McClintock, PhD

Doctoral Faculty and Dean Emeritus - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Focuses on graduate education, online learning, program evaluation, and evidence-based organizational development

Research and Program Evaluation Methods Organizational Studies Organizational Change and Development New Paradigms for Graduate Education Evaluation of Health and Social Policy

Dr Will Pooley

Lecturer in Modern European History · University of Bristol

Specialist in the history of witchcraft, the occult and supernatural belief

Modern Witch Trials Superstition History Creative History Cultural History

Brittany Glidden

Associate Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Brittany Glidden is an Associate Clinical Professor of Law at UC Hastings

Civil Litigation Civil Rights Prisoners' Rights Employment Rights Externships

Yvonne Troya

Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: troyay@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8918 / Office 300-100

Aging and Elderly Healthcare Decision-Making Children and Families Medical-Legal Partnerships Vulnerable Populations