Vincas Steponaitis, Ph.D.

Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences; and Secretary of the Faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill · UNC at Chapel Hill

Precolonial Indian cultures of the American South, origins of political centralization, ancient art styles, analysis of ancient ceramics.

Pre-Colonial Indian cultures of the American South Studies of ancient art styles Analysis of ancient ceramics Digital publications in archaeology Chiefdoms

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Jeffrey T. Spang, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Spang’s practice is focused on sports medicine with an interest in soft tissue trauma of the shoulder and knee

Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Soft Tissue Trauma Shoulder and Knee Injuries

Michael R. Baye

Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Baye is an expert in antitrust issues, game theory, and pricing in online markets.

Game Theory Antitrust Economics Pricing and Online Markets Pricing Analysis Consumer Protection

David Primo

Ani and Mark Gabrellian Professor, Professor of Political Science and Business Administration · University of Rochester

Primo is an expert in American politics, campaign finance, corporate political strategy, corporate social responsibility & fiscal policy.

Money in Politics Government shutdown Corporate Political Strategy Airline Safety and Security Legislative Rules

Elham Mafi-Kreft

Clinical Associate Professor of Business Economics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Elham Mafi-Kreft is an expert in the areas of international financial institutions, monetary policy and the European Monetary Union.

European Monetary Union International Financial Institutions Monetary Policy

Michael Perfit

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Michael Perfit’s research has focused on the petrogenesis of mid-ocean ridge basalts, island arc lavas, and oceanic spreading centers.

Volcanology Marine Geology Geochemistry Mid-Ocean Ridge Spreading Centers and Seamounts

Craig Smith

Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert on cognitive neuroscience, with a particular focus on emotion and coping with stress.

Cognitive Neuroscience Adaptation Emotion Health Psychology Social Psychology

M.V. Lee Badgett

Professor of Economics / Director, Center for Public Policy and Administration / Co-director Center for Employment Equity · University of Massachusetts Amherst

M. V. Lee Badgett is one of the world’s leading experts on the economics of same-sex marriage.

Economics of Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Marriage Gay Marriage LGBT Inclusion Labor Economics Same-sex Couples

Wendy Taylor

Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy · York University

I search for exotic particles with the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Particle Physics Physics Magnetic monopoles Stable massive particles Antimatter

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

Bruce Compas

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Clinical Psychology Training, and Director of Psychology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how stress affects the physical and mental health of children and families, and the power of coping and preventative measures.

Neurocognitive Deficits Depression Stress Coping and Resilience Huntington Disease Childhood Cancer Survivorship

Daniel Smith-Christopher

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Old Testament Studies Old Testament Theology Religion and Peace Nonviolence Cross-Cultural Interpretation of the Bible and Indigenous Christianity Postcolonial Interpretation of Bible

Najwa al-Qattan

Emeritus Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

The Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Muslim Court Jews and Christians under Islam The First World War

Cheryl Woods Giscombe, Ph.D., R.N., PMHNP-BC

Associate Professor, with tenure- Melissa and Harry LeVine Family and Distinguished Associate Professor in Quality of Life, Health Promotion, and Wellness in the School of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life, Health Promotion and Wellness

Social Health Psychology Nutrition Mental Health Holistic Health

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Abhilash Nair

Senior Lecturer in Internet Law · Aston University

Abhilash Nair's principal area of research is in internet law, specifically the regulation of illegal content and internet pornography.

Cybercrime Age Verification Online Child Safety Platform Liability Internet Pornorgraphy

Harry G. Prince

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: princeh@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4790 / Office M218-198

Contracts and Commercial Law Critical Race Theory Public International Law

Juliet Daniel

Professor of Biology · McMaster University

Dr. Daniel is a Cancer Biologist with expertise in breast cancer, racial disparities in cancer, and diversity issues in higher education.

Cadherin-mediated cell adhesion Cell & Molecular Biology Developmental Biology Kaiso and transcription factors Women in Science and Engineering

Jean Polfus

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of Manitoba

Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow working on caribou conservation in the NWT using non-invasive methods, traditional knowledge & sciart.

Ecology Ecology - Animal Movement and Space Use Conservation Biology Conservation Genetics Environmental Science