Deborah Fein, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Distinguished Professor focused on autism spectrum disorders and behavioral therapy for autism.

Parent Training Autism Spectrum Disorders Autism Neuropsychological Assessment Clinical Research

Mimi Ito

Professor in Residence Informatics · UC Irvine

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth's changing relationships to media.

Media and Communications Anthropology Children/Video Games Technology

Joseph Krajcik

Professor and Director of the CREATE for STEM Institute · Michigan State University

Expert in K-16 teaching practices, focusing on the promotion of student engagement and learning in science

Designing Science Learning Environments Science Education Project-Based Learning

Prof. Rudi Westendorp

Professor · Leiden University Medical Center

Professor Westendorp conducts research, provides education and pursues societal innovations to advance the quality of life of older people

Gerontology Research Geriatrics Epidemiology of Ageing

Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Stephen Kajiura researches the integration of sensory biology and behavior with functional morphology.

Shark Behavior Sensory Biology Elasmobranchs Comparative Morphology

Alex de Ruyter

Professor and Director, Centre for Brexit Studies · Birmingham City University

Alex de Ruyter's main research interests are in labour markets, globalisation, Brexit and economic development

Exonomic Development Labour Markets Brexit Globalisation

A. Joan Saab

Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies · University of Rochester

Joan Saab is a Professor of Art History

Cultural Studies Modern Architecture Cultural History Visual and Cultural Studies Politics of Space

FRANCOISE BAYLIS

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy · Dalhousie University

Dr. Baylis researches matters related to ethics, health law and policy of assisted human reproduction and novel genetic technologies.

Bioethics Assisted Human Reproduction Genetic Technologies & Ethics Genetics and the Law Policy & Regulation Identity

Bill Torgerson

Assistant Professor · St. John's University

Laughs and Lessons: Whether it's on Growing up in the 80s, Overcoming Divorce, or Learning to Write, Smiles are Guaranteed

Education Writing Digital Media Blogging Creative Writing

Louisa Taylor

Director · Refugee 613

Director at Refugee 613

Immigration Human Rights Diversity & Inclusion Coalition Building Refugee Resettlement

Lizheng Shi

Endowed Regents Professor and vice chair of health policy and management · Tulane University

Lizheng Shi is an expert in health technology assessment, economics and policy, and for COVID-19.

Coronavirus Health Policy health technology assessment Health Economics COVID-19

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Dr. Kevin McCormick

President · Huntington University

A champion for education, a humanitarian of distinction, an active volunteer and community builder, and a true global citizen.

Finland Canada Community Development Education Event Planning

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Curtis Carlson Nelson

Travel & Hospitality Executive · Curtis Carlson Nelson

Curtis Carlson Nelson has 20 years of management experience with a focus on the travel and hospitality industries.

Marketing Management Travel Hospitality

Vince Anewenter

Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Vince Anewenter focuses his work on 3D scanning and additive manufacturing.

Product Design Stamping 3D Scanning Additive Manufacturing Injection Molding

Paul Sutter

Professor of Astrophysics | Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics · The Ohio State University

Astrophysics expert, specializing in the emptiest regions of the universe

Astrophysics Big Bang Theory Space Exploration Intersections of Science and Art

Zachary Neal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Zachary Neal is an expert in cities & neighborhoods, political & transportation networks, and measurement & analysis of social networks.

Public schools Social Networks Transportation Networks Networks Cities

Tom Rand

Managing Director at MaRS Cleantech Fund I, L.P. · MaRS Cleantech

Experienced, bare-knucked approach to cleantech, finance, policy, climate science and associated global economic opportunities and risks.

Carbon and Climate Science: Industrial Endgame? Cleantech Climate Change Clean Energy Economics

Emilie Townes

Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics