Victoria Russell

Assistant Professor, College of Education · University of Mary Washington

Assistant Professor in the Foundations, Leadership, and Special Populations department at the College of Education

Early Childhood Education Special Education Curriculum Development History

Andréa Livi Smith

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Smith is an urban planner, preservationist and architectural historian whose research focuses on urban design and preservation.

Gamification Graves and Burial Sites Walkability Preservation Urban Design

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on long-term weight loss.

Weight Loss Maintenance Behavioral Weight Management Obesity Social Support

Sean Valles

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

I study the interplay of ethics and scientific evidence in population health, including race and migration issues and climate change issues.

Philosophy of Population Health Race in Science Health Justice Climate Change Philosophy Population Health Ethics

Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini

Associate Dean/Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jeanne Stacciarini’s research interests are in the area of mental health promotion and health disparities in various populations.

Diversity Population Health Mental Health

Keith Webster

Dean of Libraries · Carnegie Mellon University

Keith Webster’s professional interests include research evaluation, learning space design and trends in scholarly communication.

Trends in Scholarly Communication Research Evaluation Learning Space Design Future of Research Libraries Impact of Open Science on Publishing and Libraries

Patrick Flavin, Ph.D.

Bob Bullock Professor of Political Science · Baylor University

Dr. Flavin focuses on political inequality, the impact of politics and public policies on citizens’ quality of life, and state politics.

Politics Inequality State Politics Teachers' Unions and Politics Quality of Life

Brooke Ingersoll

Associate Professor of Psychology · Michigan State University

Brooke Ingersoll is an expert on the development, evaluation and dissemination of social communication interventions for people with autism.

Austism Spectrum Disorders (Asd) Autism

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Government Relations & Public Affairs Issues Management Legislation Policy Analysis Strategic Advocacy

Jaci Clement

CEO & Executive Director; Podcast Host, FMC Fast Chat · Fair Media Council

American Media Scholar

News Media Relations Public Speaking Publishing

Kim Walsh-Childers

Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Kim Walsh-Childers' research focuses include news coverage of health issues and mass media effects on individual health and health policy.

Science Communication Health Communication Ethics Editing Professional Responsibility

Michael Slotkin, Ph.D.

Professor | Nathan M. Bisk College of Business · Florida Tech

Dr. Slotkin's research interests include sustainability and ecotourism, economic impact assessments, and pedagogical issues.

Pedagogy Economic Impact Assessments Sustainability Ecotourism Feasibility Studies

Lyn Millner, M.F.A.

Expert in news literacy, journalism, writing and cults · Florida Gulf Coast University

Lyn Millner is an author whose specialties include Florida history and narrative journalism.

Editing Journalism History News Literacy Mobile Journalism Grammar

Simon Medcalfe, PhD

Professor · Augusta University

Dr. Simon Medcalfe is an economist with an emphasis on sports economics, social determinants of health, and the local economy.

Community and Economic Development Sports Economics Social Determinants of Health

Weiai (Wayne) Xu

Associate Professor of Communication and Affiliated Faculty at Computational Social Science Institute · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wayne Xu studies what he calls the "three Ds" on internet platforms: discord, distrust and dishonesty.

Disinformation on social media plaforms China’s Digital Public Diplomacy Operations during the COVID-19 Crisis. Disinformation Dishonesty on internet platforms Computational communication

Thomas Ryden

Executive Director · MassRobotics

Thomas Ryden is an expert in creating businesses based on technology and has overseen the development of leading mobile robotics products.

Start-Ups Project Mangement Product Development Robotics Software Development

Meredith David, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. David focuses on marketing strategies with an exploration of new technologies.

Strategic Planning Marketing Marketing and Communications Consumer Preferences Well-Being

Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Carole McDaniel Hanks Professor of Literature and Culture, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Rebel Cole, Ph.D.

Lynn Eminent Scholar Endowed Professor of Finance · Florida Atlantic University

Rebel Cole, Ph.D., is a former fed staff economist and an expert in financial institutions, real estate, and small-businesses.

Small Business Finance Financial Institutions Commercial Banking Corporate Governance Real Estate

Dale Peeples, MD

Pediatric Psychiatrist / Associate Professor of Psychiatry · Augusta University

Peeples is a highly-regarded psychiatrist providing tips to maintain mental wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.

Juvenile Corrections Psychiatry Telepsychiatry Pediatric Psychiatry Juvenile Delinquency