Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Refugees and resettlement Social Mobilization Refugees

Steven Wisensale, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Steven Wisensale, Ph.D., is an expert in sports and society as well as labor, gender,and race issues in professional sports.

Maternity Leave Family Leave Policy Social Welfare Policy Baseball

Devon Brooks

Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research and practice interests include reduction and treatment of child maltreatment, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities.

Child Welfare Risk Assessment Research Methodology Children & Families Human Behavior

Leslie Ellis-Lang

Managing Director of Child and Youth Services · CARF International

Leslie Ellis-Lang, MSEd, LMFT, is a leader in services for children and youth with emphasis in both child welfare and behavioral health.

Child Behavioral Health Healthcare quality management Cultural Competency Family First Prevention Services Act Child Welfare

John Morgan

Professor | Oliver E. and Dolores W. Williamson Chair of the Economics of Organizations | Founding Director, Xlab | Faculty Co-Director, Berkeley Executive Education| Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Experimental Economics Elections and Polling Competition in Online Markets Communication in Organizations

Victor V. Claar, Ph.D.

Expert in economics and ethics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Victor Claar is a serious economist who thinks about the individual human beings behind market transactions.

Financial Literacy Tariffs Free Enterprise Business Cycles Inflation

Sherri Green, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Associate Professor Department of Maternal and Child Health, Research Fellow Sheps Center For Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor in the Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in substance use disorders and chronic health conditions rural populations

Rural Health Care Access Opioids Maternal and child health Drug Addiction and Treatment Public Health Policy Research

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on transnational and transracial adoption and on the U.S. history of taking children for political ends.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Rebecca Rebbe

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

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Child Protective Services child welfare practice linked administrative data Child Abuse and Neglect

Wang Feng

Professor of Sociology · UC Irvine

Wang Feng is a leading expert on demography, aging, and inequality.

Comparative Historical Demography Contemporary Chinese Society Social Demography Social Inequality Post-Communist Societies

Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Dr Katie Bales

Lecturer in Law · University of Bristol

Addressing the legal complexities of forced migration in a globally hostile environment

Human Rights Low Pay Detention Centres Detainees Refugees

Tracy Fisher, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

A Black Feminist anthropologist with an intersectional perspective on race, gender, sexuality, class, nation, and social justice

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Women of Color Feminisms Feminist Theory and Methodologies Grassroots Organizing Citizenship

Jonathan S. Leonard

Professor | George Quist Chair in Business Ethics | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Workplace Regulation Affirmative Action Employee Incentives Job Creation

James Konow

Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Economics and Ethics Behavioural Economics Experimental Economics Public economics Economics of happiness

Daniel Gitterman, Ph.D.

Chair, Public Policy and Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dan Gitterman is the Chair of Public Policy and the Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy.

Public Policy and Practice Domestic Policy Social Policy Globalization Political Economy

Ferol Mennen

Associate Professor of Social Work Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ferol Mennen focuses on child abuse, neglect, and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as children's mental health services

Mental Health Child Abuse and Neglect Social Work Social Work Education Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

John W. Maxwell

W. George Pinnell Professor · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Dr. Maxwell's research is focused on environmental policy, corporate social pressure, and corporate social responsibility.

Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Social Pressure Environmental Policy Environmental Economics Business Economics