Rory Kramer, PhD

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

Rory Kramer, PhD, is an expert on racial inequality, race and education, police use of force and segregation and the physical environment.

Criminology Urban neighborhoods Urban Sociology Education and inequality Racial identity

Tiffany Townsend

Chief Diversity Officer · Augusta University

A national expert and widely recognized leader in diversity and health equity research as it pertains to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Diversity and inclusion in higher education Health Equity Clinical Psychology

Kristal Brent Zook

Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Prof. Zook is an award-winning journalist and author who covers social justice, race, and gender issues in media and politics.

Journalism Media Analysis Social Justice Issues Politics Race and Gender Relations

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Terence Fitzgerald

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

Clinical Associate Professor focused on policy, family and children, social inequality, and institutional racism.

Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Reproduction of Racism Male Gender Issues Social Development and Policy Social Work Education

FRANCOISE BAYLIS

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy · Dalhousie University

Dr. Baylis researches matters related to ethics, health law and policy of assisted human reproduction and novel genetic technologies.

Bioethics Assisted Human Reproduction Genetic Technologies & Ethics Genetics and the Law Policy & Regulation Identity

Nicholas Vargas

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Nicholas Vargas’ research is driven by questions about racialization and racial boundaries.

Racial Classification Racial Stratification Interpersonal Networks Latin American Studies Immigration

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

Gentry Patrick

Professor · UC San Diego

Gentry Patrick researches neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Lewy body disease.

Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Protein Synthesis and Degradation Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Manisha Sinha, Ph.D.

Draper Chair in American History · University of Connecticut

Dr. Sinha is an expert in Civil War and Reconstruction

Feminism Abolition Slavery

Mark Miller

Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Native American identity and citizenship, wars of independence, and the economic history of the American midwest

Mormon Plural Marriage U.S. Mexico Borderlands American West Environmental History American Indians

Kristine Jacquin, PhD

Dean, School of Psychology + Doctoral Faculty, Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Psychology professor and licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focused on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations

Forensic Psychology Neuropsychology Substance Abuse in Interpersonal Violence Victims Use and Abuse of Prescription Psychostimulants Intellectual Disability in Capital Crimes

Placida Gallegos, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Local and Global Diversity, Transformative Learning, Racial Identity; Chair, FGU Inclusion Council

Human Development and Consciousness Social Psychology Theories of Personality Organization Development Personal Growth and Development

Deanna Cooke

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of BCLA Engaged Learning · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Engaged Learning Community-based Learning