Michael Volk

Research Associate Professor · University of Florida

Michael Volk’s work is focused on a variety of topics related to climate change and resilient design.

Regional Conservation Planning Adaptive Planning and Design Landscape Architecture Adaptive Conservation Cultural Landscapes

Farha Abbasi

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry · Michigan State University

Farha Abbasi's areas of interest are cultural psychiatry and teaching how to provide culturally appropriate care to Muslim patients.

Muslim Mental Health Muslim American Community

Dr Ian Maidment

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy · Aston University

Professor Maidment has a focus on the use of medication in day-to-day practice.

Community Pharmacy Dementia Pharmacology Mental Health Medication Management for Older People

Zoë Slatoff

Clinical Professor of Yoga Studies and Sanskrit · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Yoga Studies Ashtanga Yoga Sanskrit Religion and Philosophy

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Rich Milner

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning · Vanderbilt University

Expert on urban education and teacher education, centering on equity and diversity.

Achievement Gap Urban Education Teacher effectiveness in urban schools Social Context of Education Urban Teacher Education

Evelyn McDonnell

Acting Chair and Professor of Journalism and New Media · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Journalism New Media Popular Culture and Society Women's Studies

Richard A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Gladstein Distinguished Chair of Human Rights and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Wilson is an expert on hate speech and incitement on social media.

Human Rights Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Anthropology Human rights trials International Human Rights

Jennifer Lundquist

Professor of Sociology / Senior Associate Dean of Research & Faculty Development · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jennifer Lundquist examines the pathways through which racial, ethnic and gender inequalities are perpetuated in institutional settings.

Workplace Inequality Online Dating Behaviors Race and Ethnicity Inequality

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Graduate Program Director, Science and Technology Studies (STS) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs

Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction

Stephen Rich

Professor of Microbiology and Director of the New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEWVEC) · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Stephen Rich studies zoonotic diseases, with a focus on tick-borne diseases and human malaria. He is the director TickReport.

Vector-Borne Diseases Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Parasitic diseases Malaria Research Zoonotic Diseases

Genny Beemyn

Director of The Stonewall Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Genny Beemyn is an expert on the lives of transgender college students and on trans-inclusive policies and practices on college campuses.

LGBTQ Equality Transgender Issues Trans Youth Transgender Mental Health Transgender Law and Policy

Michael Kang

Visiting Assistant Professor of Production · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Producing Writing Directing

Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising · Baylor University

Leading fashion researcher focuses on fashion forecasting, trend contagion & textile, apparel and retail industry topics

Contemporary Culture and Fashion Fashion Contagion Fashion Forecasting Textile Sciences Apparel

Tyrha Lindsey-Warren

Clinical Associate Professor of Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Tyrha Lindsey-Warren studies consumer behavior and attitudes, multicultural media & advertising, movies and entertainment

Consumer Attitudes Entertainment Multicultural & Diversity Consumer Behavior Marketing & Advertising

Tom Kaminski

Professor, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology · University of Delaware

Prof. Kaminski is a leading expert on issues related to purposeful headers in interscholastic and intercollegiate soccer.

Chronic Ankle Instability Repetitive Head Impacts Recovery Assessment

Ronald Shapiro

Speaker & Consultant · Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.

Improve job or school performance, educate, and entertain at the same time!!! Learning which is applicable and a ton of fun!!!

Human Factors/Ergonomics Leadership/Management/Teamwork Career Development Understanding Human Capabilities and Limitations Special Recognition

Dannagal Young

Professor, Communication · University of Delaware

Prof. Young's research interests include political media effects, media psychology, public opinion and the psychology of misinformation.

Psychology of Political Beliefs Public Opinion Political Media Effects Media Psychology Intersection of Entertainment and Information

Darby Proctor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Proctor's research focuses on decision-making in nonhuman primates to understand the evolutionary roots of human decision-making biases.

Comparative Psychology Animal Behavior Nonhuman Primates Behavioral Economics Decision-Making

Hanne M. Hoffmann

Assistant Professor of Animal Science; Expert in Neuroendocrinology · Michigan State University

Dr. Hoffmann’s research program is focused on how light changes your well being, motivation, fertility and pregnancy success.

Light Contamination Impact of Light on Physiology Development Molecular Biology Preterm Labor