Cathy Whitlock

Principal · Cathy Whitlock

Savvy speaker and panel moderator on the subjects of film, design and style

Cinema Style: Trends and Inspirations in the Movies Designs On Film: A Century of Production Design Design and the Golden Age of Hollywood Interior Design Specialties Decorators of the Past

Amanda L. (Glaze) Townley

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Amanda Townley's research centers on the intersections of science and society, specifically the acceptance and rejection of evolution.

Pre-Service Teacher Education Intersections of Science and Society Worldview Theory Evolution Education Conceptual Change

Meredith David, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. David focuses on marketing strategies with an exploration of new technologies.

Strategic Planning Marketing Marketing and Communications Consumer Preferences Well-Being

Pedro M. Reyes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management · Baylor University

International expert on global supply chain management and radio frequency identification (RFID)

Blockchain Supply Chain & Logistics Supply Chain Management Industry 4.0 Global Supply Chain

Greg Garner

Design and Computational Thinking Lead · The Friday Institute

I work with teachers, instructional coaches, principals, and district-level teams to create new models of learning.

Educational Technology Teaching Social Media

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

Paul Lawrence Vann

Founder/President · Wealth Building Academy, LLC

Dynamic Inspiration Speaker, Author, Certified Business Growth Coach, Talk Show Host

Simon Tam

Author | Musician | Activist · The Slants Foundation

13-time TEDx speaker & performer, and storyteller who focuses on anti-Asian racism. Founder/bassist of The Slants and The Slants Foundation.

Racism in American Music Anti-Asian Racism Marketing Strategy Transparency Civil Rights

Adam Schiffer

Professor · Texas Christian University

Professor Schiffer writes and speaks on media bias, presidential nomination contests, political news, elections, and public opinion.

Media Bias Presidential Nomination Contests Political News National Elections Public Opinion and American Politics

Rubén Martínez

Professor of English and Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of English and Fletcher Jones Chair in Literature & Writing at Loyola Marymount University

Journalism Mixed-Genre Writing Post-Colonial Literatures and Diaspora

Christopher J. Cormier

Associate Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Education Policy Equity in Education History of Education International and Comparative Education Psychchology

Karen Sedatole

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Executive Compensation Performance Evaluation Reward Systems Performance Measures Interorganizational Collaboration

Kristie Bunton

Dean and Professor of Journalism · Texas Christian University

Kristie Bunton's expertise lies in media ethics, media accountability, gender, race and class issues.

Editing Media Accountability Media and Gender Mass Media Ethics Race and Class Issues

Lauren Stewart

Associate Professor, Director of Structural Engineering/Materials Laboratory, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Lauren Stewart is considered by many to be among the top blast researchers in the US.

Computational Mechanics Mechanical Shock/Impact Blast Engineering Hazard Engineering

Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

African-American Gospel Music Civil Rights Movement Music on B Sides of Gospel Recordings African American Museum in D.C. Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Journalism

Hoda Heidari

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Hoda Heidari is broadly interested in the Ethical and Societal Aspects of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Algorithmic Economics Machine Learning Ethics Artificial Intelligence Fairness and Accountability

Hanan Hammad

Professor and Director of Middle East Studies · Texas Christian University

Professor Hammad focuses on Middle Eastern history and Islamic civilization

Modern Middle Eastern History Revolutionary Iran Middle East Women in Syria and Iraq

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Noelle Comolli, PhD

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering; Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Noelle Comolli, PhD, researches the use of different polymers for either novel biomaterials or controlled release delivery vehicles

Spinal Cord Research Drug Delivery Chemical Engineering Biomaterials Polymer Chemistry

Sam Davidson

Author, Keynote Speaker, and Social Entrepreneur

Engaging and experienced speaker that uses stories to motivate and inspire any audience

Nonprofit Management Social Entrepreneruship Community Leadership Simplify Your Life Personal Development