Jan Lacina

Interim Dean · Texas Christian University

Jan Lacina researches the areas of literacy instruction for English language learners and in writing instruction.

Student Affairs ESL Literacy Reading Higher Education

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Dale Peeples

Pediatric Psychiatrist / Associate Professor of Psychiatry · Augusta University

Peeples is a highly-regarded psychiatrist providing tips to maintain mental wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

Juvenile Corrections Psychiatry Telepsychiatry Pediatric Psychiatry Juvenile Delinquency

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Micah Berman

Assistant Professor I Moritz College of Law & College of Public Health · The Ohio State University

Micah Berman is assistant professor of public heath and law at Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Public Policy Public Health Legal Doctrine Tobacco Policy

Suzanne Toro

Owner · OmToro, LLC

Inner Wellness Teacher, Advocate for Global Change, Visionary & Strategist

Female Empowerment Inner Wellnes & Meditation Self Awareness Food Alchemy Creative Visionary

Andrena Sawyer

CEO/Founder · P.E.R.K. Consulting

Nonprofit professional, program development consultant, personal development trainer, and author. Passionate about people and progress.

Personal Development Faith and Culture Christian Entrepreneur Women's Empowerment

Nada Elias-Lambert

MSW Program Director & Assistant Professor of Social Work; Affiliate Faculty, Women & Gender Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Elias-Lambert focuses on the influence of victim and perpetrator alcohol use on levels of rape myth acceptance

Bystander Effect Alcohol Use Disorders Rape culture

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

Fenesha Hubbard

Educator, Coach · Uplifting H.E.R., LLC

“Uplifting Her with Empowerment Education”

Women's Empowerment Personal Development Effectively Managing Time for Optimal Performance and Life Balance Identifying Skills Strengths

Cheryl Lawson

Social Media Marketing Professor · Party Aficionado, LLC

Social Marketing Specialists

Social Media Solomo Social Marketing for Business/Non-Profit/Government Agencies

John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Angie Kennedy

Associate Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

Angie Kennedy's research focuses on different types of victimization among adolescents and young adults.

Mental Health Partner Rape family violence Victimization Among Young Adults Victimization Among Children

Jay Yoo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Expert in fashion merchandising, apparel and consumer behavior

Green Consumption Body-Tanning Behaviors Apparel and Consumer Behavior Fashion Merchandising Appearance-Related Behaviors

Otis Prince

President, CEO · Otis Prince International

Experienced, eloquent and dynamic speaker who fuses authenticity, humor, passion, humility and inspiration to connect and engage.

Small Business Leadership Versus Management Effective Communication

Abbe Finn, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Expert in school shooting prevention and crisis response · Florida Gulf Coast University

Abbe Finn specializes in school violence and workplace violence prevention.

school shooting prevention and intervention Clinical Mental Health Counseling Suicide Prevention Addictions Crisis Response

Luis Alvarez

Associate Professor, Department of History · UC San Diego

Institute of Arts and Humanities director, Luis Alvarez focuses on race, ethnicity and Latinx and African-American social movements.

Humanities in Higher Education Oral Histories Popular Culture Chicano/Chicana Studies Race Relations

Yaro Garcia, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in human trafficking and violent crimes · Florida Gulf Coast University

Dr. Yaro Garcia is a counselor, advocate and educator specializing in complex trauma and disclosure in trauma survivors.

Counseling Education Disclosure in Trauma Violent Crimes Sexual Assault Human Trafficking

Natasha Sharma

Relationship & Parenting Expert | Author| Co-Founder "Intelligent Emotions" | Doctor of Psychology Candidate · NKS Therapy and Intelligent Emotions

Media Therapist/Author specializing in Relationships, Parenting, & Happiness. Regular on Global News, Breakfast Television, and more.

Relationships Happiness & Performance Happiness and Health Happiness At Work Marriage & Family

Jeff Haymond, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration/Associate Professor · Cedarville University

Research interests include economics and religion, as well as monetary theory

Financial Markets (General) Federal Trade Reserve Policy Free Trade Minimum Wage / Unemployment Government Regulation