Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Jed Johnson

Managing Director of Aging Services · CARF International

Jed Johnson is an award-winning, national leader in adult- and senior-services arenas.

Senior Transportation Rural caregiving Military or veteran caregiving Adult Day Services Continuing Care Retirement Communities

John Pironti

President · IP Architects, LLC.

Experienced, knowledgable, dynamic, high energy speaker who is an industry thought leader information risk management and security and has a

Information Risk Management and Security Cyber Security It Audit It Compliance It Risk Management

Gregory F. Udell

Professor of Finance · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Udell has more than sixty publications on topics such as contracting, credit, monetary policy and financial intermediation.

Finance Banking Economics Entrepreneurial Finance Credit Research

Li Dai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Political Violence Emerging Markets Multinational Corporations Institutional Theory Firm Strategy in Hostile Contexts

Susan Elkinawy, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Chair, Department of Finance

International Finance Investments Corporate Finance Higher Education Public Speaking

Jacqueline Kennelly

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology · Carleton University

Professor Kennelly's work encompasses youth cultural studies, critical educational studies, urban sociology, and social movements

Youth Cultures Citizenship Democracy Social Inclusion and Exclusion Globalization and Neoliberalism

Linda Godel

Partner, Business Law Group · Torkin Manes LLP

Extensive experience advising charities and not-for-profit organizations — Chair of the firm’s Not-for-Profit & Charities Law Practice Group

Directors' Duties of Not For Profits and Charities Mergers of Not For Profit and Charities Governance of Not for Profits and Charities Charities Not for Profits

John Sedunov, PhD

The Michele and Christopher Iannaccone ’91 Associate Professor of Finance | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

John Sedunov, PhD, is an expert in banking, cryptocurrencies and financial institutions

Blockchain Federal Reserve Tariffs Political Economy fintech

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.

Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes Illegal Logging

Rebecca Natow

Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Dr. Natow teaches higher educational leadership and policy in the Department of Specialized Programs

Program Evaluation Qualitative Research Methods Higher Education Educational Policy Student Affairs

Xiaoyun Yu

Associate Professor of Finance · Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Expert in theoretical and empirical corporate finance, focusing on the nuances of information economics and the politics of economy finance

Information Economics Security Design Initial Public Offering Financial Institutions and Systems Political Economy of Finance

Liette Vasseur

Professor and UNESCO Chair · Brock University

Working in Environmental sustainability, mainly sustainable agriculture and conservation

Plant biologist Pest management Ecosystem Management Ecosystem services Conservation Biology

Matthew Josefy

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Matthew Josefy is an expert in resource acquisition, strategic leadership, organizational survival and strategic entrepreneurship.

Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Entrepreneurship Organizational Survival Resources Aquisition Strategic Leadership

Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Bolnick is an expert on genetic ancestry testing and how sociopolitical forces & history shape human genomic diversity.

Native American Genetic Histories Genetic Ancestry Testing Human Biodiversity Anthropology Ancient DNA

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Refugees and resettlement Social Mobilization Refugees

Brianne Gilbert

Associate Director; Senior Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Social Science Research Public Opinion Research Survey Methodology Geospatial Data Mapping

Aaron McCright

Professor and Chairperson, College of Social Science/Lyman Briggs College · Michigan State University

Dr. McCright specializes in environmental sociology, sociology of science and technology, and social movements.

Political Polarization Values and Sciences Climate Change Politics Climate Change Climate Change Denial

Jacqueline Lambiase

Professor, Strategic Communication · Texas Christian University

Jacqueline Lambiase has consulted or spoken to groups about earning their share of discussion in social media and public relations.

teaching female political candidates in Texas how to tell their story Public Relations Ethics Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Media and Marketing

Camelia Kuhnen

Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Camelia Kuhnen is an expert in neuroeconomics, behavioral finance and corporate finance.

Finance Neuroeconomics Financial Economics Corporate Finance Behavioral Finance