Peter Coclanis, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.

Distinguished Professor; Director, Global Research Institute, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D · UNC-Chapel Hill

Albert R. Newsome Professor Professor and Director of the Global Research Institute

Southern Economy Asian Studies Globalization Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Economic Development

Kenneth Byrd

Associate Professor in the Dept. of Otolaryngology & Dept. of Neurosurgery · Augusta University

A respected leader in head and neck cancers with specialties in skull base surgery, otolaryngology, and transoral robotic surgery.

Thyroid surgery Transoral Laser Microsurgery Skull Base Surgery Head and Neck Surgery Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Christopher H. Raebel, P.E., S.E., Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Christopher Raebel focuses on robustness in structural systems with an emphasis on steel framed buildings.

Floor Vibrations Caused by Occupant Activities Structural Steel Framed Buildings Structural Systems Finite Element Analysis Experiment Testing

Zach Kelehear

Vice President, Instruction & Innovation · Augusta University

An educator with more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Zach Kelehear is a thought-leader on organizational change.

Instructional Leadership Organizational Change Personnel

Craig M. Wheeland, PhD

Vice Provost for Academics; Professor of Public Administration · Villanova University

Craig M. Wheeland , PhD, is an expert in urban politics, local government, and public administration.

Public Administration Urban Politics Local Government Higher Education Academic Integrity

Joshua Goodling

Speaker and Author · Joshua Goodling

Bouncing Back When Your Chances Are Zero

Making A Difference School & Workplace Bullying Overcoming Adversity Faith Youth Activism

Lauren McMillan

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Lauren McMillan is the University of Mary Washington's resident historical archaeologist and an expert on middle-Atlantic American history.

African Disapora Archaeology Archaeology Anthropology Historical Archaeology

Kaitlynn Furse

Director, Corporate Communications · CAA Club Group

Media spokesperson and subject matter expert on winter driving, road trips and travel.

Road Trips Strategic Communications Travel and Tourism Winter Driving

Dan Waldschmidt

Managing Director · Waldschmidt Partners International

Unconventional Business Insights for Motivated Over-Achievers

Marketing Strategy Sales Straegy Inspiration Business Strategy Unconventional Ideas

Janey Camp

Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert on climate change and interactions of nature and infrastructure.

Global Warming Land use GIS Precipitation Stem

Lorenza Beati

Curator of the U.S. National Tick Collection, Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Lorenza Beati's research focuses on the study of the taxonomy, evolutionary relationships, and population genetics of arthropods.

Hard-Ticks Ecology of the Swiss Alps Systematic Biology Arthropod Diversity Population Genetics of Arthropods

Barbara Fulmer

Founder/President · Get Corporate Health

High energy speaker motivates employers to take immediate action to increase the health of their workforce and increase revenue.

Economic Impact of an Unhealthy Workforce Health and Wellness Action Plan Healthy Employees Your Corporate Health Iq

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

Shaowen Xu

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Southern University

Shaowen Xu is an expert in Friction Stir Welding Processing, Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanofracture and Nanofailure.

Stress Analysis Material Behavior of Advanced Engineering Materials and Bio-materials Friction Stir Welding Processing Advanced Nanomaterials, Nanofracture and Nanofailure Transient Dynamics of Extreme Loads

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

Leonard Haynes, PhD

Former Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

International higher education; public diplomacy; appointed Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Education in 2017

Nonprofits Public Speaking Higher Education Community Outreach Grants

Billie Murray, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Inaugural Faculty in Residence, Center for Peace and Justice Education | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Billie Murray, PhD, explores the timely territory of community responses to hate speech, and on issues of rhetoric and social justice.

Rhetoric and Social Justice Rhetoric of Protest Movements Community Responses to Hate Speech Civic Engagement Communication

Molly Worthen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Worthen’s research explores North American religious and intellectual history.

American Religious and Intellectual History American Christian History Conservative Christianity American evangelical Christian life Global Christianity

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

Ross Garber

Adjunct Professor · Tulane University

Garber is nationally-prominent impeachment law expert.

White Collar Crime Impeachment Law Political Investigations