Jane Caputi, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Jane Caputi is an expert in contemporary American cultural studies, including popular culture, gender and violence, and ecofeminism.

Feminism Gender and Violence Contemporary American Cultural Studies Popular Culture Ecofeminism

Julie Byrne

Professor of Religion · Hofstra University

The Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Chair in Catholic Studies at Hofstra University

Religion and Popular Culture Religion and Sports Pope Francis Independent Catholics Roman Catholics

Patrick Markey, PhD

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Patrick Markey, PhD, is an expert on how violent video games affect behavior and relationship issues.

Video Games Violent Video Games Online Interactions Body Image Romantic Relationships

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on transnational and transracial adoption and on the U.S. history of taking children for political ends.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Amy Bonomi

Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence

Domestic Violence Partner Violence Intimacy Dynamics Sexual Violence

Erin Calipari

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

Lisa Loutzenheiser

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy · University of British Columbia

Lisa Loutzenheiser's research is focused on the educational experiences of marginalized youth.

Youth and Education Qualitative Methods Sociology of Education Anthropology of Education Queer Theory

Shea Rhodes, JD

Director, Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Shea Rhodes' expertise involves supporting survivors of human trafficking by fighting for prosecution of the purchaser of sex.

Prostitution Criminal Law Human Trafficking Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Prof. Marie Beaulieu

Professor, School of Social Work · University of Sherbrooke

Marie Beulaieu is a professor at the department of social services of the faculty of letters and humanities of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Mairead Sullivan

Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

D. Kelly Weisberg

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weisberg@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4678 / Office 348-200

Children and the Law Domestic Violence Juvenile Justice Family Law Wills and Trust

Alexa H. Veenema

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Alexa Veenema's research focuses on understanding the roles of the neuropeptides vasopressin and oxytocin in regulating social behavior.

sex differences Oxytocin Behavioral Neuroscience Social Behavior vasopressin

Jeffrey Bennett

Associate Professor of Communication Studies · Vanderbilt University

Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.

Queer Healthcare Queer vernacular LGBTQ Health HIV Prevention HIV & AIDS

Jacqueline Lambiase

Professor, Strategic Communication · Texas Christian University

Jacqueline Lambiase has consulted or spoken to groups about earning their share of discussion in social media and public relations.

teaching female political candidates in Texas how to tell their story Public Relations Ethics Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Media and Marketing

Tina Timm

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in relationship and sexual satisfaction, sexual trauma, marriage and family dynamics and sexuality across the lifespan

Sexuality Sexual Satisfaction Sexual Therapy Marriage and Family Therapy

Keith Smith

Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault Survivor. Speaker on the topic of Childhood Sexual Abuse. · Author, Men in My Town

Stranger Abduction Sexual Assault Survivor. Speaker on the topic of Childhood Sexual Abuse.

5 Steps You Can Take to Keep Kids Safe The Personal and Societal Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse Making the Transition From Victim to Survivor Childhood Sexual Abuse : the Myth and the Reality

Ryan J. Watson, PhD.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Watson's research focuses on vulnerable adolescents, with a focus on interpersonal relationships.

Social Support LGBTQ Health Sexual Health, HIV Prevention Sexual/Gender Minority Youth and Young Adult Health Family Acceptance and Rejection

Chiyoko Frank

Adjunct Faculty - Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Reconciling Science and Religion, Jungian Psychoanalysis, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Buddhism.

Buddhism Theory of Mind Research Neuropsychological Assessment Jungian Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Cognitive Neuroscience Research

Tracy Fisher, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

A Black Feminist anthropologist with an intersectional perspective on race, gender, sexuality, class, nation, and social justice

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Women of Color Feminisms Feminist Theory and Methodologies Grassroots Organizing Citizenship