Rick Eckstein, PhD

Professor of Sociology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Rick Eckstein, PhD, is an expert in sports and society, youth sports, gender and sports, intercollegiate spending and stadium financing.

Title IX College Athletics Reform Sociology of Sport Stadium Financing Labor and Unions

Sharon Austin

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American Government, Urban Politics, and African American Politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Dr. John Beard

Director of Ageing and Life Course · World Health Organization

Dr John Beard, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., is Director of Ageing and Life Course with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva

Fostering Healthy Ageing Population Ageing Epidemiology Public Health and Ageing

Rattan Lal

Associate Professor, Soil Science | Environment and Natural Resources · The Ohio State University

Rattan Lal is a Professor of Soil Physics in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University .

Soil Science Environment Natural Resources

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Public administration expert, focusing on child and family policy

The impact of early childhood investments on child well-being Role of policy in family violence and contraception subsidies How policy generates family complexity, data collection and decision making in the child protective system

David Takacs

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: takacsd@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4845 / Office 329-200

Climate Change Law Environmental Law Earth Systems Science Biodiversity Law International Environmental Law

Isaac Martin

Professor and Chair of Urban Studies and Planning · UC San Diego

Isaac Martin's research focuses on social inequalities and politics.

Tax Policy Social Theory Urban Sociology Social Inequality and Poverty Quantitative Analysis

Michael J Gilbert

CEO · Street Level Consultants, LLC

Son of a Hells Angels Biker. How I overcame poverty, addiction to building 16 startups. How you too can overcome anything.

Getting More Out of Your Employees How to Hire the Best for Your Startup

Prof. Jean Woo

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing · University of Hong Kong

Professor Woo's research interests include chronic diseases affecting elderly people, health services research, nutrition epidemiology

Geriatric Medicine Public Health Nutrition Epidemiology Chronic diseases affecting elderly people Health Services Research

Kathleen Mullan Harris, Ph.D.

James Haar Distinguished Professor, Sociology; Faculty Fellow at Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: Social Demography; Population Health; Family, Poverty, & Public Policy; Data Collection & Research Design.

Family, Poverty and Social Policy Social Inequality Health Disparities

Pedro Sanchez

Research Professor · University of Florida

Pedro Sanchez studies how soils in tropical regions can be managed and improved to increase food production.

Pesticide and Waste Management Latin American Studies World Hunger Food Security Tropical Soils

Joshua Cowen

Associate Professor of Teacher Education · Michigan State University

Joshua Cowen's current research focuses on teacher quality, student and teacher mobility, program evaluation and education policy.

Educational Policy K-12 Administration Statistics, Psychometrics, and Research Design Teacher Education, Learning, and Policy

Dale Belman

Professor · Michigan State University

Professor Belman conducts research on unions and labor market regulation

Labor Relations Minimum-wage and Low-wage Work Puiblic-sector Employment Truckers and Trucking Construction Industry

Natasha Bakht

Associate Professor · University of Ottawa

Professor Bakht’s research interests are in the intersecting area of religious freedom and women’s equality.

Law Culture Rights Minority Rights Religious Freedom Women's Equality

Michael Campbell, JD

Professor of Law and Director of Interdisciplinary Mental and Physical Health Law Clinic · Charles Widger School of Law | Villanova University

Michael Campbell, JD, is an expert in health care and poverty law.

Poverty Law Health Care Law Elderly and the Law Health Care

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Linda Beeber, Ph.D., PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing · UNC at Chapel Hill

Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing

Mental Health Psychiatry Pediatric Nursing Behavioural Treatment Post-Partum Depression

James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Johnson explores community and economic development and the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Entrepeneurship Urban Issues Political Economy Offshoring

Randall Stone

Professor of Political Science and Director of the Skalny Center for Polish & Central European Studies · University of Rochester

Stone is known for his studies on international political economy, international relations, and Russian and European politics.

International Monetary Fund International Economics Multinational Corporations International relations and finance Russia and Eastern Europe