Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Herman Berliner

Professor of Economics · Hofstra University

Dr. Berliner is focused on increasing and promoting global business programs, student entrepreneurship, and other experiential learning.

Economics Economics and Public Policy Finance Financial Policy Economics of Higher Education

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

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

Michael Vandenbergh

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

National expert in environmental law, Vandenbergh is an expert in how private industry can help slow climate change.

Environmental Law Corporate Environmental Behavior Carbon Emissions Organizational Culture Climate Change Research

John Brownstein

Chief Innovation Officer · Boston Children's Hospital

John Brownstein's research is focused on predicting patterns of epidemics and pandemics, and the efficacy of disease control strategies.

Population Health Informatics Molecular Biology Program Management Epidemiology Public Health

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Dr. Tom Long

Associate Professor, Politics & International Studies · University of Warwick

Tom’s expertise includes US-Latin American relations, Latin American foreign policy, North America, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.

Asymmetrical International Relations Latin American Foreign Policy International Relations Politics U.S.-Latin American Relations

Chris DeRose

Attorney and Author · Movable Type Management

Political Strategist and American historian ties the powerful lessons of yesterday to today.

American History American Political Culture Election Integrity Criminal Law and Civil Litigation Abraham Lincoln

Mindy Benson

Interim President · Southern Utah University

Benson shares the importance of storytelling to the identity of an organization.

Higher Education Community Patnerships Alumni Relations in Higher Education Event Planning, Concerts Event Planning, Presidential Inaugurations Alumni Relations

Mary Anne Trasciatti

Director of Labor Studies; Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is the Director of Labor Studies. She also studies the role of public protest in social advocacy and building community.

Persuasion Women's Studies Public Space and Public Expression Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Protest

Kiel Brennan-Marquez

Associate Professor of Law and William T. Golden Scholar · University of Connecticut

Prof. Brennan-Marquez is an expert on human judgment and the role of courts in the age of big data and algorithmic decision-making.

The Fourth Amendment Policing Over-Criminalization Law and Technology Constitutional Law

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Enrico Moretti

Professor · Haas School of Business & Department of Economics |University of California, Berkeley

Expert on urban economics and labor economics

Labor Economics Urban Economics The Economics of Cities and Regions

Clare Beckton

Executive Director · Carleton University Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership

Author, researcher, motivational speaker, consultant, coach and leader

Women's Leadership Strategic Planning Risk Management Aboriginal Policy Issues Inclusion and Diversity

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Corwin Smidt

Associate professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Smidt focuses on American electoral and campaign politics, swing voters, presidential nominations, and Michigan elections.

Political behavior Political Campaigns American Politics Swing Voters

David Yalof, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, Department of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yalof specializes in constitutional law, judicial politics and executive branch politics.

Supreme Court History Supreme Court Nomination Process American Government Judicial Politics Constitutional Law