Bonnie Brayton

National Executive Director · DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN) Canada

Ms. Brayton is a strong leader in both the feminist and disability movements

Public Speaking Fundraising Event Planning Civil Rights Education

Maxine Bryant

Interim Associate Provost, Office of Faculty Development and Diversity · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Maxine Bryant holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Degree from Walden University.

Offender Reintegration Motivational Speaking Public Speaking Criminal Justice & Corrections Unaddressed Trauma and Incarceration

Jo Dodds

Social Media Speaker; Small Business Online Market · Jo Dodds Online Marketing Ltd

Energetic speaker teaching the building of fruitful relationships through social media

Social Media Networking Online Marketing Success Developing Relationships

Kevin Jones, Ed.D.

Dean, Assistant Professor of Education · Cedarville University

A visionary leader in education who leads Cedarville University's School of Education

Fatherhood Teacher Training K-12 and Post Secondary Education Issues of Race and Ethnicity Church Curriculum

Bruno Takahashi

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Bruno Takahashi's research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs and the links between media and policy.

Risk Communication Environment Journalism Environmental Communication Science Communication Environmental Behaviors

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Nora Rubel

Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies · University of Rochester

Rubel is an expert in Jewish studies, as well as Jewish food and holidays

Jewish Cuisine American Religions, Race and Ethnicity Jewish Holidays Jewish American Immigration Judaism

Eric Weaver

CEO · Transparent Path

Bringing IoT, blockchain and AI together to reduce risk, loss and waste in the food supply.

Social Business Consumer Behavior Social Media Social Media Analytics Big Data Analytics

Sara Harris

Professor of Teaching, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences · University of British Columbia

Sara Harris's current research explores how people learn climate science.

Science Education Climate Change Energy Systems and Public Policy University Teaching Public Speaking

Elizabeth (Libby) Sharrow

Associate Professor of History and Public Policy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Libby Sharrow examines the ways public policy has shaped understandings of gender, race, sexuality, disability and class in U.S. politics.

History of Title IX Politics of Sport Transgender Athletes Politics of Sex and Gender Public Policy and Disability

Judith Giesberg, PhD

Professor of History; Robert M. Birmingham Chair in the Humanities | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Judith Giesberg, PhD, is an expert on the history of women and gender in the U.S. Civil War.

Caroline LeCount Census Slavery U.S. Civil War Women's History

George Bisharat

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bisharat@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4721 / Office 603F-200

Criminal Procedure Islamic Law Law and Social Anthropology Criminal Practice Law in Middle East Societies

Lewis Jaffe

Entrepreneurship Senior Lecturer, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-Time Faculty

Leadership Entrepreneurship Start-ups Business Development Strategy Strategic Planning Brand Building

John Koch

Senior Lecturer and Director of Debate · Vanderbilt University

Expert in debate, including argumentation analysis, persuasive techniques and rhetorical theory.

Policy Debate Presidential Debate Political debate Debate Presidential Rhetoric

David Vaillancourt

Professor/Chair · University of Florida

David Vaillancourt’s studies how the brain regulates voluntary and involuntary movement with a specific focus on motor disorders.

Structural and Functional Imaging in Rodents and Humans Rehabilitative, Surgical and Pharmacological Interventions for Motor Disorders Cortical Oscillations that Underlie Voluntary and Involuntary Movement Neuroscience and the Brain Progression Markers of Parkinson’s Disease

Pamela Rutledge, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Rutledge focuses on identifying human motivations, behavioral triggers & instinctive drives to inform messaging & data strategies

Trust in Information Applied Narrative Persuasive Messaging Positive Psychology Applied to Media Qualitative Research and Analysis

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Strategic Planning Angel Investing Online Media Software as A Service (Saas) Technology

Alexandra Greenhill

CEO · myBestHelper

Award-winning physician innovator, tech CEO, community leader, change agent. TEDx. Top 100 WXN most powerful women Canada, Top 40 under 40.

Innovation Health Health & Healing Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tech Companies and Venture Capital

Dr Patrycja Rozbicka

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Dr Rozbicka works on interest groups in policy-making and live music industry regulation in the UK.

IR Aesthetics Regulation of Live Music Interest Groups Live Music Industry Brexit

Glen Duerr, Ph.D.

Professor of International Studies · Cedarville University

Dr. Deurr's research interests include nationalism and secession, comparative politics, and international relations theory

International Terrorism Domestic Terrorism International Relations Brexit