Daniel Berkal

Partner; SVP Innovation · The Palmerston Group

Award winning Ethnographer. Global Speaker. Enveloped in the Cultural Zeitgeist.

Social Media Ethnography Popular Culture Trends Market Research

David J. Thomas, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University

David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.

Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police

Brooke Ingersoll

Associate Professor of Psychology · Michigan State University

Brooke Ingersoll is an expert on the development, evaluation and dissemination of social communication interventions for people with autism.

Austism Spectrum Disorders (Asd) Autism

Sarah Hill

Associate Professor, Psychology · Texas Christian University

Professor Hill uses evolutionary psychology to study health behaviors, mate preferences, social cognition, and consumer behavior

Social Competition Diet Research Consumer Behavior

Alison Coil

Professor · UC San Diego

Alison Coil specializes in observational astrophysics, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology, and large-scale structure

Observational Cosmology Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Galaxy Evolution

Freda Emmons

Author and Inspirational Speaker · Flame of Healing Distribution

Compassionate speaker who sensitively shares humor amidst the serious issues of healing from abuse and trauma

Healing From Abuse Emotional Healing Writing to Inspire

Miriam Liss

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Liss is internationally known expert on parenting and work-family balance issues.

Mindfulness Work-Life Balance Feminism Parenting Social Media

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Stan Gee Louie, PharmD

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Director of Clinical Experimental Therapeutics Program · USC School of Pharmacy

Stan Gee Louie is a clinical and translational pharmacologist with three decades of clinical and drug development experience.

Accelerating wound healing properties Developing novel drug therapy to inhibit chronic inflammation in cancer, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease. Drug development targeting viral infection and cancer. Metabolomic approaches to dissecting the molecular mechanism(s) driving pharmacologic responses.

Frank Waddell

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Frank Waddell's research interests are at the intersection of new technology and online storytelling.

Artificial Intelligence Media Violence Media Effects Online News Fake News

Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Nick Drydakis

Director of the Centre for Pluralist Economics (CPE) · Anglia Ruskin University

Nick is spokesperson at the IZA World of Labor for areas such as inequality, poverty & discrimination.

Labour Markets Economics of Inequality Labour Economics Population Economics Economic Crises

John David

Strategic Communications Consultant, Author, Speaker · David PR Group

Speaker on Online Reputation Issues and Crisis Communications

Online Reputation Management Public Relations Online Reputation Repair Social & Digital Media

Eric Rice

Associate Professor and Co-Director of the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Social work expert, focusing on community outreach, network science, and the use of social networking technology by high-risk youth

Artificial Intelligence for Social Good Homelessness HIV Prevention Application of social networking methods to social work research Social Network Theory

Mary Louise Adams

Professor · Queen's University

Professor, Kinesiology and Health Studies

Physical Activity LGBTQ History Sexuality Studies Walking - history and sociology Fitness cultures

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Curtis T. Okamoto, PhD

Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Studies & Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Curtis Okamoto's research focuses on cell structure and organization, membranes and transport, and physiology.

Physiology Cell Structure & Organization Membranes & Transport

Allan Havis

Professor of Playwriting and Department Chair · UC San Diego

The Department of Theatre and Dance chair, Allan Havis is a playwright and novelist, and researches American cult cinema

Arts in Higher Education American and Contemporary Literature Fiction Writing Theater Playwriting

Robin R. Wang

Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Chinese Philosophy Comparative Philosophy Ethics

Kara Alaimo

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

Dr. Kara Alaimo is a global public relations consultant, trainer, professor, and author.

Risk Management Global Public Relations Cross-Cultural Communication Media Theory Crisis Communication