John Stepp

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Stepp conducts conservation research on the persistence, change and variation of traditional ecological knowledge.

China Biocultural Diversity Indigenous Peoples Issues Latin American Studies Ethnobotany

Haoran Chris Chu

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Haoran Chris Chu researches health and risk/science communication, including AI influence on interventions and communication strategies.

Politicization of Science and Health Issues Artifical Intelligence Risk Communication Health Communication Public Perception of Science

Joanne Muller, Ph.D.

Expert in hurricanes and climate change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Joanne Muller is an expert in the impact of climate change in tropical and sub-tropical areas.

Women in STEM Weather Climate Change Paleoclimatology Hurricanes

David Takacs

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: takacsd@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4845 / Office 329-200

Climate Change Law Environmental Law Earth Systems Science Biodiversity Law International Environmental Law

Sarah Wolfe

Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability · University of Waterloo

Assistant Professor

Geography Water Decision Making and Governance Water Research Environmental and Social Psychology Sociology

Jim Sullivan, Ph.D.

Executive Director · Florida Atlantic University

Jim Sullivan is an expert in biological and physical mechanisms controlling the spatial-temporal dynamics of plankton populations.

Sampling Instrumentation Harmful Algal Bloom Dynamics Spatial-temporal Dynamics of Plankton Bioluminescence in the Ocean

Anna Siefken

Former Executive Director · Carnegie Mellon University

Anna Siefken's focus is on moving energy and climatetech innovation from the research lab to market.

Energy Efficiency Energy Resources Climatetech Innovation Building Performance Climate Change

Dr. Bob Drost

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Drost's research and teaching focus specifically emphasizes Science Communication and Natural Hazard warning.

Tornado Warning Systems Tornados

Victor Perez

Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice; Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center · University of Delaware

Prof. Perez focuses on environmental racism and health disparities in historically marginalized communities.

Health Disparities Marginalized Communities Environmental Racism

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

Eric Novak

President · Modern Media Perspectives

An Environmentalist. A Dad. A Mission. A Purpose.

Climate Change Sustainability Climate Change and the Media Social Media and the Environment Parenting and the Environment

Velma McColl

Principal · Earnscliffe Strategy Group

Velma McColl blends her deep understanding of business, government and policy to create opportunities for her clients.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Sustainable Development Technology Energy Climate Change

Steven Lazarus, Ph.D.

Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Lazarus' research interests include data assimilation, electrical phenomena such as gigantic jets, and wind/wave interactions.

Climate Change Hurricanes Wind and Waves Data Assimilation Gigantic Jets

Jennifer Lynes

Director of the Environment and Business Program · University of Waterloo School of Environment

Jennifer Lynes's expertise intersects business and the environment, where she focuses on investigating the marketing of sustainability.

Marketing Social Marketing Community-Based Social Marketing Green Marketing

Ruth McDermott-Levy, PhD

Professor; Co-Director, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. McDermott-Levy, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is an expert in environmental health, global health, and public health nursing

Lead Exposure Climate Change Fracking and Health Immigrant Health Public Health

Anoushka Concepcion

Aquaculture Associate Extension Educator · University of Connecticut

Anoushka P. Concepcion is an Assistant Extension Educator focusing on marine aquaculture with the Connecticut Sea Grant Program.

Sugar Kelp Shellfish Veterinary Sciences Fisheries Marine Aquaculture

Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of Health

Eric Lowitt

Managing Director · Nexus Global Advisors

Sought-after Future of Business, Innovation, Leadership, and Collaboration Speaker and Expert; Harvard Business Review author

Competitive Strategy Sustainability Management Stakeholder Management Collaboration and Competition How to Outperform Your Rivals

Graham Beattie

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Applied Microeconomics Public Economics Environmental Economics Political Economy

Jason von Meding

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jason von Meding is an expert in how disaster affects people.

Disaster and Public Health Preparedness Natural Disaster Assessment Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster Management Sustainability