Michael Krondl

food writer, author, culinary historian · Michael Krondl

Experienced speaker and presenter to both a general more specialized public about food and culture.

The Uses of Dessert How Spices Transformed the World The Invention of Italian Cuisine Italian Cooking in the Renaissance How the French Invented Cuisine

James Kendrick, Ph.D.

Professor, Film & Digital Media · Baylor University

Expert on Spielberg films, cult and horror films, post-Classical Hollywood film history, and new cinema technologies.

Cult film Steven Spielberg Film History Film and Media Theory Violence in the media

Francis Galgano, PhD

Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Francis A. Galgano, PhD, specializes in coastal geography and military geography.

Piracy Environmental security Environmental Change Geophysical Processes Military Geography

Daniel McCarthy

Assistant Professor of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Marketing expert focused upon methodologies and frameworks for predicting customer behavior to better understand firm-level outcomes

Missing Data Customer relationship management (CRM) using Digital Marketing and Analytics Customer-Based Corporate Valuation Marketing-Finance Interface Customer Lifetime Value

Damon Vickers

Author · Damon Vickers & Co.

Damon Vickers is the author of New York Times Bestseller, " The Day After The Dollar Crashes".

Writing Editing Publishing Music

Michael C. Slattery

Professor, Department Chair and Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies · Texas Christian University

Mike has worked in diverse landscapes ranging from the Namib Desert in southern Africa to the cloud forests of Costa Rica.

Mercury Contamination from Coal-fired Power Plants Wind Research Rhino Conservation Human Impact to Coastal Plains, Rivers and Sediment Pathways

Dominique Halaby

Director, Business Innovation Group · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Halaby oversees development of Georgia Southern University’s City Center.

Community Development Workforce and Economic Development Non-Profit Organizations Workplace Innovation Rural Entrepreneurship

Peter Adams

Professor and Department Head · Carnegie Mellon University

Peter Adams' research largely focuses on the development of chemical transport models and their application to decision-making.

Air Quality Aerosols Regional Air Quality Modeling Aerosol Effects on Climate Atmospheric Particulate Matter

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey

Professor of Sociology and Executive Director of Center for Employment Equity · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Donald Tomaskovic-Devey is an expert in understanding the processes that generate workplace inequality.

Employment Equity Labor Markets Income Distributions Economic Sociology Organizations and Inequality

Sandra Ka Hon Chu

Director of Research and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

Human rights advocate for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV.

Hiv / Aids Prison health Drug Policy Harm Reduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Robert T. Fahey, Ph.D.

George F. Cloutier Professor in Forestry · University of Connecticut

Robert Fahey is interested in understanding linkages between the composition, structure, and functioning of forest ecosystems.

Forestry Natural Resources Forest Ecology Forest Ecosystems

Anoop Rai

Professor of Finance · Hofstra University

Professor of Finance

Corporate Finance Financial Institutions International Finance Capstone Course Financial Regulations

Paddy McGuinness

Senior Advisor, London · Brunswick Group

Paddy McGuinness advises on crisis and resilience issues, providing senior counsel to clients on ever-evolving business and political risk.

Crisis Management Cyber Security National Secuirty UK Politics UK Business Trends

Shane Barter, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Politics · Soka University

Professor Barter focuses on Southeast Asian politics, Civilians in war, as well as autonomous areas and conflict resolution

Minorities Separatism Indonesia Conflict Resolution Southeast Asia

Stephen Davies

Associate Professor of Computer Science · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Davies specializes in computer modeling and simulation.

Computer Science Modeling and Simulation

Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Carole McDaniel Hanks Professor of Literature and Culture, Department of English · Baylor University

Theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Craig Santy

Founder · Great Eastern International Inc.

Film, Television, Digital, Events, Branded Entertainment, Asian Media Specialist, Creative Services & IP Development

Television Television Series Film Film & Video Production Film Director

Joseph Hellige

Professor Emeritus | Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Research Methods for Consumers Left- and Right-Handedness Human Cognition Brain Asymmetry Cognitive Neuroscience

Wesley Longhofer

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organizational Sociology Business and Society Social Enterprise Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change

Edward Truant

Chief Executive Officer · Slingshot Capital

Ed founded the world's first litigation finance fund-of-funds and is an active investor, both personally and professionally.

Litigation Funding Litigation Finance Finance Corporate Finance Mergers & Acquisitions