Stephen Farnsworth

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

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Lynn Salsi

Author, Storyteller, Teacher, Historian, Speaker · Lynn Salsi Consulting

With boundless enthusiasm, Southern history and folktales come alive with this Pulitzer Prize Nominated author & storyteller

Fiction Editing & Writing Teaching Public Relations Marketing Communications

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

Cliff Schecter

Principal & President · Libertas, LLC

Enter Stage Left: Liberate your perspective with Libertas's progressive PR guy, columnist, We Act Radio co-founder, and bestselling author

Progressive Journalism Public Relations & Earned Media Strategy New Media Strategy & Execution Polling & Message Development Media Training

Adam Schiffer

Associate Professor, Political Science · Texas Christian University

Professor Schiffer writes and speaks on media bias, presidential nomination contests, political news, elections, and public opinion.

Public Opinion and American Politics National Elections Political News Presidential Nomination Contests Media Bias

Carolyn Thompson

Music Director, Singer, Actor · Radium Productions

Vocal Guru, Music Director

Music and Entertainment Industry Music Business Music Performance Performance Coaching

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

Aashish Kumar

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Kumar is a social action scholar and a documentary filmmaker.

democratic discourse Filmmaking Civic Engagement grassroots advocacy

Xiaobo Tan

Foundation Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Michigan State University

Expert in robotic fish, mobile sensing in aquatic environments

Soft Robotics Underwater Robotics Underwater Sensing

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media

Julie A. Hoggarth, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Researcher and teacher seeking to cultivate an understanding of the distinct ways of life of ancient populations

Radiocarbon dating Environmental Archaeology Art History Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions Archaeology

Paul Sutter

Professor of Astrophysics | Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics · The Ohio State University

Astrophysics expert, specializing in the emptiest regions of the universe

Astrophysics Big Bang Theory Space Exploration Intersections of Science and Art

Mark Katz, Ph.D.

Ruel W. Tyson Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Katz teaches courses on music and technology, popular music and modern art music

Musicology Music Theory Music Education Academic Writing Chamber Music

Lori Webb

Founder, Speaker & Trainer · International Speaker Collective

Enthusiastic, engaging and knowledgeable speaking professional with five decades of varied experience under her belt.

Experience Design Public Speaking & Presentation Philosophy of Entrepreneurial Spirit Tech for the Technologically Challenged The Abc's of Social Media

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

parenting & child development expert - author, psychologist, speaker

Parenting and Child Development Expert with National Media Experience

Psychology Parenting Child Development Social & Emotional Learning Mental Health

Przemyslaw Jeziorski

Associate Professor | Egon and Joan von Kaschnitz Professorship in Business Administration · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Industrial Organization Quantitative Marketing

Yanxiao Zhao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Zhao specializes in wireless networking, Internet of things and cyber security.

Wireless Communications and Networks Wireless Energy Harvesting Systems Wearable sensors for healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) Cyber Security

Thomas F. Babor, Ph.D.

Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health · University of Connecticut

Expertise includes research on public health policies related to alcohol, drug abuse and gambling

Research Ethics Alcohol Marketing Public Health Alcohol Policy Drug Control Policy

Tanya Kaefer

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education · Lakehead University

Researcher in educational psychology with expertise in learning, knowledge, reading, and cognitive development.

Reading Development Cognitive Development Early Learning Learning & Development Media and Learning

Stephen Eikenberry

Professor · University of Florida

Stephen Eikenberry’s research interests include black holes, neutron stars and astronomical instruments.

Black Holes LIGO Astronomy