David Godwin

Director · University of Florida

David Godwin researches fire ecology, from remote sensing assessments of burn severity to prescribed fire and forest carbon dynamics.

Wildfire Fire Science Fire Ecology Prescribed Fire

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Karen Clay

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Karen Clay’s research examines the growth of the U.S. economy, including energy issues, air pollution, and the impact of climate change.

Energy Economics Public Policy Business and Economics Energy Environmental Economics

Stephen M. Strader, PhD

Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Stephen Strader, PhD, is an expert on the interaction of climate change, natural hazards, and society.

Tornadoes Geographic Information Systems Natural Hazards Hazards and Society Severe Weather

Anna Nagurney

Eugene M. Isenberg Chair in Integrative Studies, Isenberg School of Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney studies network systems with applications including congested urban transportation networks, disaster relief and supply chains

War in in Ukraine and supply issues Cold Chain Logistics Supply Chain and Logistics Management Sustainable Supply Chains COVID-19 and supply chains

Richard Peltier

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Richard Peltier's research looks at how poor air quality affects human health.

Global Health Air Pollution and Health Environmental Health Face Masks Aerosol filtration

Alexei Khalizov

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Environmental Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Alexei Khalizov's research focuses on the chemical and physical processes that govern the transformations of atmospheric pollutants.

Air Quality Atmospheric Chemistry Atmospheric Pollutants Aerosol Nanoparticles Mercury

James Randerson

Chancellor's Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

James Randerson studies the global carbon cycle using remote sensing and in-situ measurements and different types of models.

Climate-Carbon Cycle Feedbacks Forests Wildfires Climate Plants

Muneeza Sheikh

Partner · Levitt LLP

Muneeza Sheikh practices in the area of labour and employment law

Canadian Politics Diversity Engagement in the Workplace Human Rights in Canada Labour Law in Canada Employment Law in Canada

Sarah DeYoung

Associate Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice · University of Delaware

Prof. DeYoung's expertise is in maternal and child health in crisis and disaster settings, with a focus on infant feeding in emergencies.

Evacuation Decision-making Companion Animals in Disasters Maternal & Infant Health in Disasters Refugee & Immigrant Well-being Psychological Sense of Community

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Central America Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes

Peter Mahler

Vice President – Religious Markets Underwriting · Church Mutual

Peter Mahler can speak to how organizations can best manage top risks, the evolution of houses of worship and catastrophe insurance.

Catastrophic Insurance Underwriting Risk Management Risks Houses of Worship Face Business Insurance Trends Underwriting Insurance

George Busenberg, PhD

Associate Professor of Environmental Management and Policy · Soka University

Professor Busenberg focuses on environmental policy

Environmental Policy Environmental Management

Xilei Zhao

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Xilei Zhao focuses on developing and applying data and computational science methods to tackle problems in transportation and resilience.

Machine Learning Public Transit Hurricane Evacuation Community Resilience Artificial Intelligence

Thomas Kostigen

Bestselling author · Thomas Kostigen

Celebrity Collaboration / Climate / Sustainable Food

Collaboration and New Ways of Working Journalism Environment Climate Business

Lindsay Levine

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Lindsay Levine is an expert in consumer judgment and decision-making.

Social Cognition Marketing and Sales Consumer Behavior

Ryan Sullivan

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Ryan Sullivan's research includes developing aircraft-deployable analytical instrumentation to characterize particles in the atmosphere.

Water Treatment Phase Transitions Environmental Systems Aerosol-Cloud Interactions Air Quality

John Sabo

Director · Tulane ByWater Institute; Professor, Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering, Tulane University

Sabo is an expert in river ecology and water resources.

River Food Web Ecology Fisheries Freshwater Sustainability River ecology

Douglas M. Brugge, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor Brugge is an expert in occupational and environmental health.

Health Communication Asthma Wildfires Air Quality Environmental Health

Dr Phil Porter

Reader in Geoscience and Geoscience Education · University Alliance

Phil studies the response of glaciers to a warming world. He’s led expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet.

Meltwater Global Warming Geoscience Glaciers Ice Sheets