Yanjie Wang

Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies; Coordinator for the Asian and Pacific Studies Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Ecocinema Gender and Sexuality Trauma and Violence Displacement and Internal Migration Chinese cinema

Professor Leah Tether

University Education Director · University of Bristol

Discoverer of a lost manuscript about Merlin and King Arthur

History of the Book History of Publishing Knights of the Round Table Arthurian Legend Medieval Literature

Lawrence Johnson

Associate Professor of Music / Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the international phonetic alphabet, french diction, and German art song literature

French Art Song Literature German Art Song Literature Performance Voice Performance Piano Performance

Nicholas Shaheen, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Shaheen's research interest is in the epidemiology and management of esophageal diseases

Epidemiology Esophageal Diseases Reflux Disease Mobility Disorders Barrett's Esophagus

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

Professor and Chair of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Cultural Studies Feminist Theory Latina Literature Feminist Discourse Critical Theory

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

Lynn Vartan

Professor of Music / Director of APEX Event Series · Southern Utah University

Known for her dynamic athleticism and exciting energy on stage, Dr. Vartan brings that same passion for music into her classroom.

Percussion Music Drumline Conducting Percussion Pedagogy

Michael Ostrowsky

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Sociologist specializing in the topics of education, drug use, deviance, delinquency theories, and violent behavior

Social Psychology Delinquency Theories, Trends and Issues Sociology of Drugs Violent Behavior in Sports Fans Applied Research

Linda Bannister

Emeritus Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Rhetoric Composition Journalism Playwriting

Adam Diehl

Lecturer of English · Augusta University

Professor Diehl is an expert in hip-hop culture, lyrical analysis, Rap as a form of literature and specifically the works of Kendrick Lamar.

Kendrik Lamar Hip-Hop Culture Rap as Literature

Joseph Lennon, PhD

Director, Center for Irish Studies & Associate Dean, International and Interdisciplinary Initiatives | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Joseph Lennon, PhD is an expert in Irish hunger strikes, India and Ireland relationships and contemporary Irish issues.

Hunger Strikes English Literature Irish Studies Irish Culture

D. Kelly Weisberg

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weisberg@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4678 / Office 348-200

Children and the Law Domestic Violence Juvenile Justice Family Law Wills and Trust

Cristiano Guarana

Assistant Professor · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Cristiano Guarana is an expert in how leaders and followers’ limited attentional resources affect complex organizations.

Attention Sleep Leadership Ambivalence

Hayden Wimmer

Associate Professor, Department of Information Technology · Georgia Southern University

Hayden Wimmer is an expert in Information Systems based in data mining and artificial intelligence applied to financial data.

Financial Data Data Mining Information Systems Artificial Intelligence

Laura Doering

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management · Rotman School of Management

Laura Doering's research examines how micro-level decisions and circumstances affect economic outcomes in developing countries

Qualitative Analytics Qualitative Research Data Analysis Statistic Econometrics

Cristina Della Coletta

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities · UC San Diego

Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema

Antonia Petro

Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Medieval Spanish Literature Spanish cinema

Rhonda Armstrong

Chair, Department of English and Foreign Languages · Augusta University

Professor Armstrong is an expert in Southern and Appalachian Literature, Death and Culture, and Perceptions of Rural America.

Perceptions of Rural America Appalachian Literature Southern Lite Death and Culture

Kristi Bowman

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Expert in K-12 educational policy and law

Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance

Kristine Jacquin, PhD

Dean, School of Psychology + Doctoral Faculty, Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Psychology professor and licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focused on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations

Forensic Psychology Neuropsychology Substance Abuse in Interpersonal Violence Victims Use and Abuse of Prescription Psychostimulants Intellectual Disability in Capital Crimes