John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Chair of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Medicinal Chemistry Whiskey Intellectual Property & Patent Management Expert Witness Interdisciplinary Education

David Figlio

Provost, and Gordon Fyfe Professor of Economics and Education · University of Rochester

Figlio is an expert on educational, public, and social policy, including the link between health and education.

Vouchers School Choice Community Engagement Teaching K-12 Education

John Clapp

Executive Vice Dean and Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Internationally recognized researcher and expert on alcohol problem prevention.

Alcohol Addiction Social Science Methodology Public Health Social Work Substance Abuse

Bryan R. Ide

Co Founder & Education Director · Key Education

Bryan transforms the KEY vision into student success.

Extracurricular Planning Higher Education Admissions Education Trends Admissions Private School and Selective University Admissions

Frank R. Hall

special assistant to the provost · Southern Utah University

Specializing in science and science education, and the intersection of science and society.

Community-based Learning and Research Higher Education Retention Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Physical Science for Elementary School Teachers Minority Student Mentoring

Omar Lopez

Director of Workforce Development Stipend and Scholarship Programs; Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Specializes in the administration of grant-funded initiatives with a focus on workforce development programs that train MSW students.

Advocacy Social Services for Families Workforce Development Initiatives Immigration Social Work

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

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

Carol Izumi

Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: izumic@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8829 / Office 407-100

Consumer Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediation Clinical Law

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Name, Image, and Likeness Mobility Venture Capital Blockchain Digital Transformation

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Strategic Planning Angel Investing Online Media Software as A Service (Saas) Technology

Luiz Artur Ledur Brito

Dean · Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo - FGV

Researching the interface between operations and strategy.

Higher Education Administration Curriculum Design Student Development Strategic Planning Corporate Communications

Miriam Capretz

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Western University

Professor of Software Engineering at Western University who conducts research in energy management, smart buildings and online advertising.

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Software Research Graduate Education Teaching in Software Engineering Software Development

Elizabeth Cannon

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Calgary

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Higher Education Leadership Geomatics Engineering Board Leadership Community Relations Executive Leadership

Morris Ratner

Academic Dean and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: ratnerm@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8853 / Office 354-200

Higher Education Administration Civil Procedure Legal Ethics Law Practice Management Complex Litigation

Mike Fitts

President · Tulane University

Mike Fitts is an expert in cross-disciplinary education and research as well as leadership and higher education administration.

Higher Education Administration Interdisciplinary Education Law

J. Tony Oliver

Dean of College of Health Sciences · Southern Utah University

Specializing in higher education administration, sport administration and physical education.

Study Abroad Higher Education Administration High School Athletics Sport Law Sports Marketing

Abbie Robinson-Armstrong

Vice President for Intercultural Affairs · Loyola Marymount University

Dr. Robinson-Armstrong provides leadership to conceptualize, define, assess and cultivate educational equity and inclusive excellence.

Higher Education Leadership Diversity & Inclusion Educational Equity

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Email: wuf@uchastings.edu | Phone: 415-565-4830 | Office: 390-200

Civic Engagement Volunteer Service Higher Education Administration Asian American Issues Civil Rights