Anna Esselment

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Waterloo

Anna Esselment research interests include Canadian institutions, campaigns and elections, and intergovernmental relations.

Canadian Politics Partisanship Political Parties Campaigns Canadian Institutions

Christophe Morin, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

The understanding and prediction of consumer behavior using cutting edge science; neuromarketing; persuasion strategy; branding

Neuromarketing Neurophysiological Effects of Advertising On Adolescents Persuasion Strategies Messaging Architecture Strategic Dialoguing

Emile Lester

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

Dr. Lester is an expert in church and state issues, especially controversies surrounding teaching religion in schools.

American Constitutional Law Church and State Issues Teaching Religion in Schools Minority Religious Groups Political Philosophy

Mark DeBeliso

Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Focuses on sports medicine and athletic performance and the physiological effects of exercise

Sport Science Research Common Injuries in Athletics Stress Reduction for University Students College Sports Medicine Human Performance

Sara Seager

Professor of Planetary Science, Physics, and Aerospace Engineering · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sara Seager is an astrophysicist and planetary scientist, and is an expert in theory, computation, and data analysis of exoplanets.

Exoplanet Habitable Zones Exoplanet Atmospheres Exoplanet Interior Composition

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Abe Usher

Chief Innovation Officer · HumanGeo Group

Chief Technology Officer at HumanGeo Group

Hadoop Social Network Analysis Big Data Data Science Data Analysis

Nilanjana Dasgupta

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

STEM Education Stereotypes Social Identity Diversity in Science Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Thomas Missimer, Ph.D., P.G.

Expert in hydrogeology and water quality · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Missimer conducts research into groundwater, sedimentary geology, water resources management, and geochemistry.

Injection Wells Geology Desalination Groundwater Contamination Groundwater Hydrology

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

David Foran

Professor of Forensic Science · Michigan State University

David Foran is the director of the Forensic Science Program at Michigan State University.

Expert Testimony DNA Profiling Forensic DNA Analysis Forensic Science Forensic Biology

Greg Characklis, Ph.D.

Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Characklis is a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the UNC Chapel Hill.

Environmental Sciences Water Sustainability Water Quality Microbial Biology University Teaching

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Joseph Krajcik

Professor and Director of the CREATE for STEM Institute · Michigan State University

Expert in K-16 teaching practices, focusing on the promotion of student engagement and learning in science

Designing Science Learning Environments Science Education Project-Based Learning

Joanne C. Gerstner

Sports Journalist in Residence · Michigan State University

Expert in: Sports multimedia journalism, social media, sports neurology & concussion, youth sports, women in sports & sports media, Title IX

Athletic Culture Title IX Medicine Sports Media Sports Business

David Barrett, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

David Barrett, PhD, is a presidential historian and leading expert on the CIA’s relationship with presidents and Congress.

Political Science Presidential Decision Making Lyndon Baines Johnson The Central Intelligence Agency United States Presidents

Sarah Hainsworth

Pro-Vice Chancellor & Executive Dean · Aston University

She is the first female Executive Dean of the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences. She specializes in forensic engineering.

Dismemberment Knifes Forensic Engineering Stabbing Knife Sharpness

Barbara Schneider

Hannah Distinguished Professor in the College of Education and Professor of Sociology and Education · Michigan State University

An expert on how schools and families influence the academic and social well-being of adolescents as they move into adulthood

Social Contexts of Education Adolescents and Families

Parshati Patel

Education and Outreach Program Coordinator · Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration, Western University

An astrophysicist with a passion for science communication.

Astronomy Planetary Science Circumstellar Disks Massive Stars Science Communication

Ronald Shapiro

Speaker & Consultant · Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.

Improve job or school performance, educate, and entertain at the same time!!! Learning which is applicable and a ton of fun!!!

Human Factors/Ergonomics Leadership/Management/Teamwork Career Development Understanding Human Capabilities and Limitations Special Recognition