Kyra Pearson

Associate Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Rhetorical Criticism and Theory Public Discourse Advertising and Social Movements to Rap Music

Monique L. Snowden, PhD

Provost and Senior Vice President · Fielding Graduate University

Thought and transformational leader of learner-centered strategic, enrollment and academic planning.

Higher Education Leadership Enrollment & Learning Analytics Organizational Communication

Prof. Kaarin Anstey

Professor, School of Psychology · Australian National University

Psychology and neuroscience expert exploring the epidemiology of cognition and dementia

Fostering Healthy Ageing Older Drivers Public Health and Health Services Neurosciences Psychology

Johanna Schuster-Craig

Assistant Professor of German and Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities · Michigan State University

Johanna Schuster-Craig researches German integration and migration politics.

German Politics Angela Merkel Germany International Politics Berlin Wall

Lawrence A. Tritle

Emeritus Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Comparative War and Violence Vietnam War Impact of Violence On Culture and Society Greek and Roman History Study of War and Violence

Matt Sakakeeny

Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicology · Tulane University

Matt Sakakeeny studies the intersections of music, race and power.

Music Musicology Music Anthropology Ethnomusicology Brass Bands

Saraswathi Bellur, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Connecticut

Saras Bellur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut.

Mediated Content Human-Computer Interaction Media Interfaces Interactive Health Technologies

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Psychology expert, specializing in race and sex discrimination and intergroup dynamics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism Xenophobia Prejudice, tace- and sex- discrimination in hiring Homophobia Violations of International Humanitarian Law in war-time

Ronald Hall

Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert in racism and diversity.

Colorism Bleaching Syndrome Racism Discrimination Black/White Racial Conflict

Eric Gable

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gable is an expert on museum studies, heritage, and the religion and politics of West Africa and of Outer Island Indonesia.

Anthropology Museum Studies Heritage Religion and Politics of West Africa and Outer Island Indonesia

Jennifer Johannesen

Author, speaker, blogger · Patient Advocate

My talks are frank and unsentimental, yet lighthearted and engaging. No lecturing! Authentic patient experience illuminated through stories.

Disability Advocacy Ethics Parenting Children With Special Needs Patient Advocacy

Josh Morgan

Senior Lecturer of Animation and Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

LMU School of Film and Television & Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Unreal Engine 4 Interactive Animation Game Design Mobile App Development Video Games

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Bland Simpson

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.

Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting

Greg Greenawalt

Owner, Chief Marketing Officer, Author · Destination Concepts LLC

Experienced speaker and presenter that helps people to become famliar with why Charlotte NC is a great place to work,live and play

Charlotte North Carolina

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women

Patricia Marin

Assistant Professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education · Michigan State University

Higher education policy expert, focusing on issues of inclusion and equity for underrepresented students

College Access Affirmative Action Diversity in Higher Education

Vince Rozario

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Vince Rozario is an curator focusing on issues of decolonizing the canon, multiple modernities, queer diasporas, and transnational futures.

Canadian Art History Community Organization Writing Curation Art History

Zach Kelehear

Vice President, Instruction & Innovation · Augusta University

An educator with more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Zach Kelehear is a thought-leader on organizational change.

Instructional Leadership Organizational Change Personnel