Melissa Gayan

Senior Lecturer, History · Georgia Southern University

Melissa Gayan specializes in Russian history and the former Soviet Union.

Islam in World History Nationalism and Identity Russia and the former Soviet Union The Caucasus 20th Century World History

Islam Issa

Senior Lecturer, School of English · Birmingham City University

Islam Issa's research focuses primarily on the modern-day reception of Renaissance and Early Modern English literature in global contexts.

John Milton Disability Studies Cultural Studies English Literature Early Modern Literature

Micki McElya, Ph.D.

Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Professor McElya is an expert in the histories of women, gender, sexuality, and race in the U.S., with a focus on politics and memory.

U.S. Cultural and Political History Women & Gender Sexuality & LGBTQ History Feminist Theory Queer Theory

Michael Weiner, PhD

Professor and Assistant Dean of Faculty · Soka University

Professor of East Asian History and International Studies, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of Faculty Research and Development.

Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Modern and Imperial Japan Japan's Minorities Economic and Social History of Modern Japan

Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Chancellor's Professor · UC Irvine

Jeffrey specializes in modern Chinese cultural history & world history, who has written on many contemporary as well as historical issues

Urban Globalization China Protest Gender

Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

Assistant Professor in faith and peaceful relations · Coventry University

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor specialises in how people engage with religion and with religious beliefs.

Diversity Muslim Women Inter-faith relations Religion Islam

Amelia Kiddle

Associate Professor, Department of History · University of Calgary

Dr. Kiddle is Associate Professor of Spanish American history and the Coordinator of Latin American Studies at the University of Calgary.

Spanish American History Latin America Mexican History

Dr Daniel Fitzpatrick

Lecturer, Politics and International Relations · Aston University

Daniel Fitzpatrick's research explores theories of the state, nationalism and identity, and higher education policy and reform.

Political Party Systems Politics of Sport and Football Public Policy British Politics Regulation

Professor Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research at Birmingham City University.

Black Lives Matter Community Activism Ethnicity Race Racism

Candace Keller

Associate Professor of African Art and Visual Culture · Michigan State University

Candace M. Keller is an expert in African art and West African photography

West African Photography African Arts

Michael Largey

Professor of Musicology · Michigan State University

Expert in Caribbean music, specifically Haitian classical and religious music

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Ethnomusicology Haiti Haitan Classical and Religious Music

Renee Alexander Craft, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, and the Curriculum in Global Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Analyzes use of black diaspora performance to build community, argue for rights of citizenship & map differential blackness in the Americas.

Digital Humanities Black Diaspora Performance Carnival traditions in Panama Black Speculative Fiction Critical Ethnography