Theodore M. Shaw, J.D.

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights

Political Law Educational Litigation Transitional Justice Constitutional Government Federal Law

Vanessa Bouché

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Vanessa Bouché's research is at the intersection of political psychology and public policy, with a particular focus on human trafficking.

American Politics Public Policy Human Trafficking, Domestic and Transnational Human Trafficking Women & Politics

Greg Shaw

Director of International and Corporate Relations · International Federation on Ageing

Mr. Shaw represents the IFA at the United Nations, works closely with governments, and maintains the IFA’s elder abuse initiatives

Population Ageing Care Continuum Elder Abuse Prevention Healthy Ageing Program Implementation

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Imogen Coe

Dean, Faculty of Science · Ryerson University

Dr Imogen R. Coe is a scientist who is internationally recognized for her advocacy in promoting equity & diversity in science in Canada

Science Education Women in STEM Membrane Protein Cell Biology Membrane Protein Cell Biochemistry Clinical Research

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

Professor of Social Policy and International Development · University of East Anglia

His research explores the lives of older people in developing countries – especially with regard to health, wellbeing and social protection.

Elderly Population Health and Wellbeing COVID-19 Ageing Social Protection

Gail E. Thomas, PhD

Professor of Sociology · Soka University

Professor Thomas is a sociology professor who specializes in the analysis of higher education.

Mentoring and Empowering Youth Race, Class and Gender Differences in Educational Access and Outcomes Education and Status Attainment Effective Education for Diverse Learners and At Risk Youth Race and Gender Relations

Stacy Kratz

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

Dr Kratz focuses on the best and smartest ways to change everything, especially using the sport platform for social justice and peace.

Faculty Development Sport Social Work Sport for Social Justice and Peace Social Development/Policy Sport for Social Development

Ryan J. Watson, PhD.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Watson's research focuses on vulnerable adolescents, with a focus on interpersonal relationships.

Social Support LGBTQ Health Sexual Health, HIV Prevention Sexual/Gender Minority Youth and Young Adult Health Family Acceptance and Rejection

Charlene Senn

Professor of Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies · University of Windsor

Dr. Charlene Senn's research centres primarily on male violence against women with a focus on sexual violence interventions.

Women's and Gender Studies Violence Against Women Sexual Violence and Campus Interventions Male Violence Against Women Applied Social Psychology

Frank Ravitch

Professor of law and the Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion · Michigan State University

An expert in law and religion, including the U.S. Supreme Court and religion, U.S. constitutional law, and Japanese constitutional law

First Amendment Religious Freedom Constitutional Law Law and Religion Religion and Law

Jessica Shaw

Assistant Professor · University of Calgary

Intersectional feminist professor & social worker. Researches: medical assistance in dying (MAiD); pregnancy, birth, & abortion experiences.

Medical Aid in Dying Abortion Social Justice Feminism Social Work

Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews

Professor, Ageing and Lifecourse · University British Columbia

Anne Martin-Matthews' current research focuses on two areas of inquiry in the sociology of aging.

Public Policy Work Carers and Caregiving Active Ageing

Dr. Anthea Tinker

Professor of Social Gerontology · King's College London

Anthea Tinker's main areas of research interest are social policy and research ethics, specialising since 1974 in Gerontology.

Public Policy Frailty Home Care Elder Abuse Social Policy

Stephanie J. Silverman

Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Research

Professor Silverman is an international expert on immigration control, particularly immigrant detention and community monitoring programs.

Immigration Policy Immigration Detention Refugee Studies Alternatives to Detention Public Policy Analysis

Karen Drake

Assistant Professor · Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University

Karen Drake's teaching and research interests include Canadian law as it affects Indigenous peoples, Anishinaabe law, and Métis law.

Canadian Law and Indigenous Peoples Anishinaabe Law Métis law Aboriginal Legal Issues Indigenous Legal Traditions

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa

CEO · Grassroot Diplomat

International diplomat making diplomacy accessible to everyone.

International Relations Diplomacy Public Diplomacy Foreign Affairs

Timothy Meyer

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in international trade, energy policy and investment law

Trans Pacific Partnership International Trade Agreements International Energy Governance International Lawmaking International Investment Law

Dr. Pat Armstrong

Professor · Department of Sociology, York University

Dr. Armstrong's work focuses on the fields of social policy, of women, work and the health and social services.

Decent Work for All Feminist Political Economy Women and Work Health Policy Health Care

Prof. Jaco Hoffman

Senior Research Fellow · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Jaco joined the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing in October 2006

Intergenerational Issues Population Ageing Public Policy Hiv/Aids