Joseph Telfair

Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Research · Georgia Southern University

Joseph Telfair is an expert in public health and social justice

Building, Assessing and Utilizing Practice-based evidence Community-Based Research Public Health Evaluation-Based Research Social and Economic Determinants of Wellness and Health Inequities

Devon Brooks

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research and practice interests include reduction and treatment of child maltreatment, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities.

Child Welfare Risk Assessment Research Methodology Children & Families Human Behavior

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

Prof. Marie Beaulieu

Professor, School of Social Work · University of Sherbrooke

Marie Beulaieu is a professor at the department of social services of the faculty of letters and humanities of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Laura Dickson

Executive Director · Women in Need Society

Non-profit leader, Social Entrepreneur and Social Justice Advocate

Social Enterprise Women & Nonprofit Retail - Thrift Poverty Alleviation Social Services

Devin Thorpe

Author

You can leave a mark on the world, make a difference for a cause you believe in, without quitting your job or leaving your spouse!

Not-For-Profit Charity Community Service Personal Financial Planning Poverty

Maury Nation

Associate Professor, Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert in restorative justice, suspensions, equity for students of color and restorative discipline practices.

Public School Systems Race Bullying and School-Age Children Neighborhood Characteristics and Mental Health Community & School-based Prevention Research

T. William Lester, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lester is an expert on the impact of minimum wage and living wage policies on urban economic development.

Economic Development Labor Market Institutions Living Wage Policies Minimum Wage Policies Labor Economics

Rubén Martínez

Professor of English and Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of English and Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing at Loyola Marymount University

Journalism Mixed-Genre Writing Post-Colonial Literatures and Diaspora

Wesley Longhofer

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director, The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Human Rights Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change Social Enterprise Business and Society

Naheed Dosani

Palliative Care Physician · Health Justice Advocate

As a palliative care physician, Dr. Naheed Dosani is passionate about advancing equitable access to health care for the homeless.

Hospice and Palliative Care Palliative Care Education Health Care Access Palliative Care Homelessness

Janet Austin

Chief Executive Officer · YWCA Metro Vancouver

Janet Austin is responsible for one of BC’s largest and most diversified non-profits

Non-Profit Leadership Social Housing Transition Housing Homeless Shelters Group Homes

Steve Chermak

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Steven M. Chermak is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.

School Violence White Supremacists Crime Media Coverage Domestic Terrorism

Melita Garza

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Melita Garza’s areas of expertise include journalism history, diversity, businesses and economic news and literary journalism.

Media Literacy Fake News Journalism History Literary Journalism Diversity

Robert Rabil, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Robert Rabil is an expert in political Islam, terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and U.S.-Arab relations.

U.S. Foreign Policy Reform in the Arab world U.S.-Arab Relations Terrorism Political Islam

Edward M. Feasel, PhD

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Economics · Soka University

Professor Feasel is responsible for academic affairs at Soka University.

Foreign Aid Economic Growth Economic outcomes and societal values Foreign aid, international trade and foreign direct investment Orange County Economy

Mario Murillo

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Murillo has special interest in community-based radio journalism, Latin American studies, citizen's media, and civic engagement.

Civic Engagement Documentary Production Community Radio Latino Culture and History U.S./Latin American Policy

Idalene Kesner

Dean · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

An accomplished scholar, teacher and leader with 18 years experience at Indiana University

Corporate Board of Directors Chief Executive Succession Corporate Governance Mergers & Acquisitions

Dr. Jane Barratt

Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing

As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.

Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights

Dr. Arun Advani

Professor, Economics · University of Warwick

Arun Advani is an expert on issues of inequality, migration, tax compliance, climate policy, and taxation in developing countries.

Development Culture Tax Economics Inequality