John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

Roger Thurow

Senior Fellow · The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Pulitzer prize finalist with a wealth of experience writing about global food issues, hunger, poverty and international affairs

Africa Food Policy Agriculture Poverty Transmedia

Henry Chesbrough

Adjunct Professor | Mike and Carol Meyer Fellow | Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Innovation thought leader who launched the "Open Innovation" paradigm

Open Innovation Open Innovation and Business Models Comparative Industry Evolution Innovation Innovation Strategy

Michael Volk

Research Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Michael Volk’s work is focused on a variety of topics related to climate change and resilient design.

Regional Conservation Planning Adaptive Planning and Design Landscape Architecture Adaptive Conservation Cultural Landscapes

Lynn Vartan

Professor of Music / Director of APEX Event Series · Southern Utah University

Known for her dynamic athleticism and exciting energy on stage, Dr. Vartan brings that same passion for music into her classroom.

Percussion Music Drumline Conducting Percussion Pedagogy

Prof. Paul Jennings

Professor, WMG · University of Warwick

Paul Jennings is an expert in energy storage modelling and simulation, battery testing, energy management and automotive sound quality.

Mathematical Modeling Higher Education Experiential Engineering Energy Storage Connected Vehicles

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Email: wuf@uchastings.edu | Phone: 415-565-4830 | Office: 390-200

Civic Engagement Volunteer Service Higher Education Administration Asian American Issues Civil Rights

Mirya Holman

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Mirya Holman is an expert on women and politics, local politics, research methods and environmental politics.

Local Politics Political Behavior American Politics Political Science Women and Politics

Carrie Liu Currier

Chair and Associate Professor, Political Science; Asian Studies · Texas Christian University

Carrie Liu Currier writes on Asian politics and relations, with emphasis on China and Taiwan.

North Korea-China Relations Feminist Theory International relations of East Asia Politics of China Global Political Economy

Jennifer Tupper

Dean, Faculty of Education · University of Regina

Associate Professor and Dean of Education at the University of Regina specializing in anti-oppressive teaching and learning.

Education and social justice

Matt Grossmann

Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research · Michigan State University

Matt Grossmann's expertise includes American politics, policymaking, interest groups, public policy, political parties and campaigns.

Political Science Gun Control Public Policy Analysis Politics National Elections

Sam Cykert, M.D.

Professor of Medicine & Clinician and Researcher, Associate Director of Medical Education for NC AHEC Program, & Clinical Director of the NC Regional Extension Center for Health Information Technology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cykert's research career has an emphasis on access to care, resolution of health disparities, and primary care practice improvement

Access to Care Resolution of Health Disparities Primary Care Practice Improvement Racial Disparities in Primary Care Lung Cancer

Asli Aslan

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Asli Aslan specializes in Environmental Health Sciences

Watershed Management Wastewater Treatment Global Environmental Health Environmental Molecular Microbiology Environmental Health Sciences

Deborah J. Rhea

Professor, Associate Dean of Health Sciences & Research, Director LiiNK Project · Texas Christian University

Deborah J. Rhea, Ph.D. is a full professor in Kinesiology and associate dean of Research and Health Sciences at Texas Christian University.

Social Emotional Learning Eating Disorders Unstructured Play Children and Physical Activity Childhood Obesity

Jonathan M. Metzl

Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.

Mass shootings Mental Health Guns in America Guns and Mental Illness Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare

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

Gerald Gamm

Professor of Political Science and History · University of Rochester

Gamm is an expert in U.S and urban politics

Congress State Politics U.S. Politics Urban Politics State Legislatures

Rafael Angulo

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

Dr. Angulo's specializes in paternal impact on child development, clinical practice with Latinos, and spiritual dimensions of clinical work.

Street Outreach Services Emergency Response Child Protective Services Emergency Investigations

Bruce E. Carter, Sr.

Assistant Vice President - Diversity and Inclusion · Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Bruce is a long-time advocate of incorporating diversity and inclusion practices at the national and state levels.

Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and Inclusion Strategies Diversity and Inclusion How to Improve Diversity and Inclusion Human Resources

Andrew Ellis

Professor of Optical Communications/Deputy Director of the Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT) · Aston University

Currently researching optical superchannels and advanced passive optical networks for the delivery of Tbit/s class broadband.

5G Broadband Optical communications Photonics Signal Processing