Kelly Goonan

Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Dr. Goonan shares her outdoor recreation expertise with tips to stay safe while hiking, visiting national parks & exploring the backcountry.

Americans in the Outdoors Climbing Human Dimensions of Ecosystems National Park Sustainability Outdoor Recreation Management

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

Dr Benz Kotzen

Associate Professor in Landscape Design · University of Greenwich

Dr Kotzen is a chartered landscape architect with more than 30 years’ experience as a consultant and a researcher.

Environmental Noise Green Roofs Plants Landscape Design Arid and Desert Landscapes

Michael Milczarek, M.S.

Senior Soil Scientist · Global Water Experts

Mike Milczarek has over 20 years of experience in groundwater recharge, mine reclamation and land restoration studies

Groundwater Recharge Processes Mine Waste Closure System Assessment and Design Habitat Restoration Unsaturated Flow and Contaminant Fate and Transport Surface Water/Groundwater Interactions

Douglas Nelson, P.E.

Assistant Professor, Chair Servant Leadership · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Douglas Nelson's areas of focus are in architectural engineering and civil engineering.

Applied Engineering Ethics Architectural Engineering Plumbing Engineering Civil Engineering Water Treatment

William Louda, Ph.D.

Research Professor · Florida Atlantic University

WIlliam Louda studies algal blooms, water quality, and how that affects microalgal communities (phytoplankton, periphyton, epiphytes etc.).

Algal Blooms Organic Geochemistry Phosphorus Pollution Photosynthetic and Accessory Pigments Microalgal Communities

Mark DeBeliso

Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Focuses on sports medicine and athletic performance and the physiological effects of exercise

Sport Science Research Common Injuries in Athletics Stress Reduction for University Students College Sports Medicine Human Performance

Patricia Norris

Guyer Seevers Chair in Natural Resource Conservation · Michigan State University

An expert in water resources, natural resource conservation, environmental and natural resource governance.

Agricultural Policy Natural Resource Economics Environmental Economics

Nora Egan Demers, Ph.D.

Expert in health and pollution · Florida Gulf Coast University

Nora Demers researches the effects of stressors on biological systems.

Human Health Sustainability Effects of Stressors on Biological Systems Community Engagement Immunology

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Expert Witness Higher Education Administration Organic and Polymer Chemistry Science Education Entrepreneurship Ed

Jeffrey LeJeune

Professor I Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine · The Ohio State University

Jeffrey T. LeJeune is an internationally recognized expert in food safety and bacterial diseases transmitted between animals and people.

Veterinary Medicine Animal Health Ecology Food Safety Bacterial Diseases

Todd BenDor, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Ph.D. Program, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences and Interim Director, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

BenDor's research aims to better understand the impacts that human activities and development can have on sensitive ecological systems.

Human Impact on the Environment Ecology Environmental Planning Land Use Planning Urban Modeling

David Boutt

Professor of Geosciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

David Boutt's research focuses on how water becomes groundwater and the sub-surface processes that impact it along its journey.

Drought Hydrogeology Groundwater Recharge Processes Groundwater Water

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology

Paul Topham

Professor, Chemical Eng & Applied Chemistry · Aston University

Professor Topham is the Head of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (CEAC).

Tethered Polymer Brushes Biodegradable Materials Polymer Systems Biocompatible Materials Smart Polymer Materials

Anthony Mazeroll, PhD

Professor Environmental Studies · Soka University

Professor Mazeroll focuses on the behavioral ecology of fishes

Ecology of Amazonian Fishes Population Genetics Fish Ecology Fish Behaviour Observation Human Impact on the Environment

Jeffrey Bielicki

Assistant Professor | Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering | John Glenn College of Public Affairs · The Ohio State University

Energy sustainability expert, focusing on the intersection of energy, environment, economics and policy

Consequences of energy development Evolution of Energy Systems Applied Energy Energy Policy

Melanie Szulczewski

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Szulczewki's research focuses on soil science and environmental toxicology.

Earth and Environmental Studies Environmental Issues Climate Change Solar Cooking Soil Science

Mike Brock

Associate Professor in Behavioural Economics · University of East Anglia

He explores how (and why) people behave in a more sustainable or environmental way.

Human Behaviour Towards Wildlife Behavioural Economics Economics Microeconomics Wildlife

Briget Eastep

Executive Director of Outdoor Pathways · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public lands, youth engagement, wilderness first aid, conservation youth corps, and recreation impact monitoring.

Stewardship Outdoor Education & Leadership Public Lands Workface Development Partnerships