Kelly Younger

Professor of English and Affiliate Faculty of Theatre Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Play Writing Drama Theatre Fairy Tales Irish Drama

Anthony D. Cortese

President · Second Nature

Dynamic, thought-provoking speaker that addresses the need for a healthy, just sustainable world and the role of higher education

Sustainability Higher Education Change

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Sona Gala, J.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing and Business Law, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Small Business Law Entrepreneurship Business Law

Jeffrey L. Wilson

Associate Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Kant Jewish Philosophy Aesthetics

Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD

University Provost; Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship · Villanova University

Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, is a recognized scholar in the areas of entrepreneurship and strategic management.

Higher Education Market and Non-market Based Competition Decision Making Entrepreneurship Innovation

Anna DiStefano, EdD

Provost Emerita · Fielding Graduate University

Social Justice; Women’s Empowerment; Higher Ed. Accreditation

Accreditation Gender Empowerment Qualitative Research Action Research Methods Structural Inequality and Diversity

Gail E. Thomas, PhD

Professor of Sociology · Soka University

Professor Thomas is a sociology professor who specializes in the analysis of higher education.

Mentoring and Empowering Youth Race, Class and Gender Differences in Educational Access and Outcomes Education and Status Attainment Effective Education for Diverse Learners and At Risk Youth Race and Gender Relations

Mark Deppe

UCI Esports Director · UC Irvine

Mark Deppe's expertise is at the intersection of video games, esports, education, and industry

Public Relations Psychobiology eSports Video Games Operations Management

Dayle M. Smith. Ph.D.

Dean, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Design Thinking and Innovation Culture Executive Coaching Organizational Behavior Organizational Communication Leadership and Team Development

William D. Parham

Professor and Interim Director, Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Sport Psychology Multicultural Counseling Foundations of Counseling Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions Interplay Between Sports Psychology

Máire B. Ford

Associate Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social isolation and exclusion Social Perception Processes in Interpersonal Interactions. Social Support Processes Influence of Relationship Processes On Health and Well-Being

Arthur Gross-Schaefer, J.D.

Professor of Marketing and Business Law, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Business Law Ethics & Values Business Ethics Legal Ethics Medical Ethics

Eric Chiang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Eric Chiang's research interests include: international economics, economics education, and intellectual property rights.

Econometrics Intellectual Property Rights International Economics Economics Education Macroeconomics

Enrico Moretti

Professor · Haas School of Business & Department of Economics |University of California, Berkeley

Expert on urban economics and labor economics

Labor Economics Urban Economics The Economics of Cities and Regions

Professor Tim Thompson

Professor of Applied Biological Anthropology · University Alliance

His area of expertise is in the decomposition of human remains after death - with interest in what happens when a skeleton or body is burnt.

Burnt Bodies Skeletons Forensics Forensic Anthropology Human Remains

Peter Evans

Co-Founder & CEO · ExpertFile

Recognized speaker on expertise marketing, technology and innovation

Expertise Marketing Innovation Business Model Innovation Marketing Thought Leadership

Mindy Benson

Interim President · Southern Utah University

Benson shares the importance of storytelling to the identity of an organization.

Higher Education Community Patnerships Alumni Relations in Higher Education Event Planning, Concerts Event Planning, Presidential Inaugurations Alumni Relations

Lynn Blanchard, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Center for Public Service · UNC-Chapel Hill

Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Director of the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC

Community Engagement Civic Engagement Philanthropy Education Community and Team Building Public Service

Michele Tracy Berger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Women's and Gender Studies & Adjunct Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning & Director of the Faculty Fellows Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Teaching and research interests include multiracial feminism, HIV/AIDS activism and women's and gender studies scholarship. (see more below)

Women's and Gender Studies HIV/AIDS Activism Multi-racial feminism Faculty Development Women in Leadership