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.

Journalism Music Public Relations New Media African-American Gospel Music

Jason Mihalik, Ph.D., CAT(C), ATC

Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science & Co-Director, Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Mihalik's research interests include sport-related concussions and the biomechanics related to head trauma.

Biomechanics of head trauma Sport-related traumatic brain injury Concussion management Postconcussion Syndrome Concussion Rehabilitation

Daren Chen, Ph.D.

Professor and Floyd D. Gottwald, Sr. Chair in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

The applications for Chen’s research are varied and include atmospheric and combustion aerosol and particulate emission control

Particle instrumentation and characterization Nanoparticles and nanotechnology Particle processing (i.g. classification charging dispersion...) Drug target delivery and release control Air pollution and indoor air quality control

Nicole Krug

Principle & Digital Strategist · Social Light

Making the internet a friendlier place

Marketing & Branding Web 2.0 Strategies and Tactics That Work Web Design and Trends Socia Media Strategy Email Markerting

Judith Lansky

President · Lansky Career Consultants

Experienced, motivating speaker that inspire listeners to define and find exciting work

Low Stress Networking Secrets of Getting Hired Goal Setting Finding A Job in A Difficult Market Managing Your Career

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

Elaine Dewar

Freelance Journalist · Dewar Productions Inc.

Elaine Dewar aspires to be a happy warrior for the public good.

Journalism Public Speaking Storytelling Marketing Strategy Entrepreneurship

Narayana Kocherlakota

Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics · University of Rochester

Professor Kocherlakota's research includes theoretical and empirical contributions to many fields in economics

Central Banks U.S. Federal Reserve Dynamic Games/Contracts Financial Economics Economics of Money and Payments

Keith Sawyer, M.A, Ph.D.

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations · UNC at Chapel Hill

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, with focus on creativity, innovation, and learning.

Anthropology Sociology Psychology Pedagogy Ethnography and Participant Action Research

Gautam Hans

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in first amendment and telecommunications law, including social media. Directs Vanderbilt's First Amendment law clinic.

Civil Liberties Social Media First Amendment Privacy and Survelliance Law and Technology

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Iraqi-Canadian Socio-Legal Academic & Advocate

Middle Eastern Affairs Iraqi Affairs Counter-Terrorism Islamophobia Racial Profiling

Jason James

Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Jason James' research comes out of a fascination and dismay at the power of collective identities with nations, ethnic groups, and "races."

Anthropology Sociology German Studies Nationalism Tourism

Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology · Columbia University

Neurology expert theorizing the ageing brain and the variability of clinical response to AD pathology

Cognitive Reserve Nutrition Diet and Cognition Lifestyle Social Intellectual Activities and Cognition - Dementia Diet and Cognition - Dementia

Jeffrey McClurken

Chief of Staff · University of Mary Washington

Dr. McClurken's expertise blends history and technology.

American History History in Film Civil War Digital History Digital Pedagogy

Jennifer Polack

Professor of Computer Science · University of Mary Washington

Professor of Computer Science at University of Mary Washington

Computer Science Computer Science Education Apps for Education

Douglas Bennett

Assistant Professor of Political Science / Provost Faculty Fellow · Southern Utah University

Dr. Bennett joined SUU after a successful career in D.C., specializing foreign commerce, trade, and product liability

Crisis Management for Corporations North American Free Trade Agreement Third Party Liability Insurance Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy U.S. Politics

Jared Britt

Director of Global Aviation Maintenance Training · Southern Utah University

Britt is driving change in aviation technician schools across the U.S. and recently passed a bill included in the FAA Reauthorization Act.

Flight Mechanics Commercial Aviation Flight School Operations Aircraft Maintenance Airworthiness

Heather M. Field

Eucalyptus Foundation Chair & Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: fieldh@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4716 / Office 334-200

Taxation Law Federal Income Taxation Tax Elections Tax Ethics Corporate Taxation

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

Betsy Lewis

Professor, Modern Languages · University of Mary Washington

Betsy Lewis is a professor of modern languages and literatures at the University of Mary Washington, specializing in Spanish literature.

Spanish Literature Women's Studies Digital Humanities University Teaching Academic Administration