Samar Ali

Research Professor of Political Science and Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of conflict mediation, national security, economic development and human rights.

Human Rights National Security Polarization Cybersecurity Law and Government

Ken Lingad

CEO · The 1680 Group, LLC

Global Brands Strategist / Management Consultant to Native American Tribes and Enterprises, Entertainment, Oil and Gas, BioPharma, and More

Native American Tribal Enterprises and Gaming Private Business Development Management Consulting Small Business Issues Social Media

Laura Cardinal

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

Ms. Cardinal is an expert in emergency department, perinatal care, oncology, hospice, and mindfulness-based interventions.

Educational Psychology Leadership Mindfulness During Pregancy and Childbirth Hospice Care Perinatal Care

Felicia Wu

John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in food safety, social network analysis, global health, risk assessment, economic models, environmental health risks, public health

Social Network Models of Food Trade Immunotoxicology Social Network Modeling Public Health Environmental Health

Binyamin Blum

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact Information: blumb@uchastings.edu / Office 342-200

Abbie Robinson-Armstrong

Vice President for Intercultural Affairs · Loyola Marymount University

Dr. Robinson-Armstrong provides leadership to conceptualize, define, assess and cultivate educational equity and inclusive excellence.

Higher Education Leadership Diversity & Inclusion Educational Equity

C. Martin Harris, MD, MBA

Chief Information Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Using IT strategically and effectively is the prescription for improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs

Healthcare Management Healthcare Technology Medical Informatics Healthcare Information and Management Systems Ehealth Trends and Innovations

Ruth Williams

Professor & Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics · UC San Diego

Ruth Williams is a mathematician working with stochastic processes as models for complex systems and networks.

Systems Biology Mathematics Probability Theory Stochastic Processes and Applications Complex networks (e.g., optimization and control, resource sharing, dimension reduction)

Melina Kibbe

Colin G. Thomas, Jr., MD Distinguished Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Kibbe’s expertise is in open and endovascular surgery and in novel therapies to treat cardiovascular disease

Mentorship and Career Development Gender Inclusion Sex Bias Biomedical Engineering Nanotechnology

Ranjit Singh

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

Dr. Singh has served as an accredited international observer to elections in South Africa, Namibia, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

International Relations Policy Analysis The Middle East Palestine Bahrain

Michael Brown

Talk Show Host, Author, Speaker · The Blue Cell; iHeartMedia

An insider's view of homeland security, politics, and personal redemption that can be used in everyone's life at any time.

Homeland Security Politics Public Policy Media Leadership

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Ari Harow

CEO and Founder · Sheyaan Consulting

Founder and CEO of Sheyaan Consulting, a private sector political strategy consulting firm.

Strategic & Business Planning Politics & Government Public Service

Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

JB Kurish

Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economist and ex-investment banker with experience in linking financial markets with the impacts of local, state, and national policies

Financial Markets Investment Banking State and Local Government Financing Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing New Venture Financing

Jay Baer

President · Convince & Convert

Experienced, funny, professional, social media keynote speaker and author

Marketing Social Media Online Marketing Organizational Change Internal Communication

Michael E. Geisler, Ph.D.

President · Manhattanville College

A leader in liberal arts education; an expert in national symbols, terrorism and risk.

Terrorism Risk Germany and Europe International Affairs in Higher Education Nations

Laura D. Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influential scholar of economics and public policy; expert on trade and competitiveness

Future of Work Disruption Global Economy U.S. Trade Policy High-Technology Competition

Justin Levitt

Professor of Law · Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University

Gerald T. McLaughlin Fellow | Associate Dean for Research

Election Law Mueller Report First Amendment Constitutional Law Legislative Process