Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Prof. Marie Beaulieu

Professor, School of Social Work · University of Sherbrooke

Marie Beulaieu is a professor at the department of social services of the faculty of letters and humanities of the Université de Sherbrooke.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Timothy Johnson

Outreach Coordinator · The Mentoring Center of Central Ohio

Energetic, engaging speaker, passionate about serving youth and helping people reach their full potential

Connecting With Youth Overcoming Adversity Redeeming Your Character Fatherhood Parenting

Stanley Gehrt

Associate Professor & Wildlife Extension Specialist I Agricultural and Environmental Sciences · The Ohio State University

Dr. Stanley Gehrt operates within the School of Environment and Natural Resources in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Laboratory.

Wildlife Conservation Wildlife Research Urban Wildlife Mammalian Ecology Wildlife Disease

Shannon Moroney

Author & Public Speaker · National Speakers Bureau & Global Speakers Agency; Random House Canada, Simon & Schuster USA/UK/Australia

Shannon Moroney: Speaker, Author, Advocate

Forgiveness/Reconciliation Restorative Justice Violence Prison Reform Resilience

Walter Isaacson

University Professor · Tulane University

Walter Isaacson is the chair emeritus of Teach for America and has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.

News Media American History History

Deb Kalmbach

President · Real Hope for Real Life Ministries

Engaging, vibrant speaker who gives hope and practical solutions for difficult relationships.

Difficult Relationships (Marriage) Surviving A Spouse's Alcoholism Personal and Spiritual Growth

Christine Williams, D.N.Sc.

Director, PhD Program and Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Christine Williams research focuses on older adults and the problems of coping with cognitive impairment.

Gerontology Cognition Disorders Neurodegenerative Diseases Nursing Nursing Education

Lori Soderlind, M.F.A.

Director, Creative Writing Program · Manhattanville College

Lori Soderlind is an expert in the areas of journalism, nonfiction, and memoir writing.

Memoir Writing Creative nonfiction Journalism

Vanessa Díaz

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

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Michael Bryant

Owner & Operator · Humilitus Group Ltd.

Former Cabinet Minister, Harvard-educated lawyer, best-selling author.

Addiction Alcoholism Justice Reform

Kerri Froc

Postdoctoral Fellow · Carleton University

Kerri Froc's research interests include feminist legal theory and women's constitutional rights claims

Constitutional Law Government Relations Legal Research Legal Writing Administrative Law

Rebecca West

Owner, Designer · Rivalee Design

Enthusiastic speaker motivating women to embrace change in their homes and in their lives.

Women Nesting Sanctuary Fear Divorce

Mario Murillo

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Murillo has special interest in community-based radio journalism, Latin American studies, citizen's media, and civic engagement.

Civic Engagement Documentary Production Community Radio Latino Culture and History U.S./Latin American Policy

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

Erik Schott

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Schott is a licensed clinical social worker and instructional designer/educational psychologist.

LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) social work CBT (Coginitive Bahavorial Therapy) EMDR (Eye Movement Desentization & Reprocessing) HIV & AIDS Childhood Developmental Dirorders

Paula Whidden

Author, Life Coach · Paula Whidden

Paula's an energetic speaker who addresses the choices we face in life, in marriage and in parenting.

Build Self-Esteem Strengthen Your Marriage Parenting With the End in Mind Road Trip to Achieve Your Goals Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations

Robyn Schwarz

PhD Candidate in History · Western University

Providing historical context for issues relating to Canadian women, marriage/divorce law, welfare programs, motherhood and post-1945 Canada.

Canadian History Women's History Reproductive Rights Abortion Welfare Policies

Sandy Jap

Sarah Beth Brown Professor in Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

B2B Relationship Management E-Procurement Furniture High Technology Automotive

Nora Rubel

Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies · University of Rochester

Rubel is an expert in Jewish studies, as well as Jewish food and holidays

American Religions, Race and Ethnicity Jewish Holidays Jewish American Immigration Judaism Black Jewish Studies