Melita Garza

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Melita Garza’s areas of expertise include journalism history, diversity, businesses and economic news and literary journalism.

Media Literacy Fake News Journalism History Literary Journalism Diversity

Michelle Orihel

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in history lessons in pop culture, gender history in the United States, and the English revolution

Women in U.S. History Women in Colonial America Gender History in the United States Political Associations Journalism History

David Kilgour

Professor, School of Business/Interim Coordinator, Public Relations Program · Cambrian College

A professor in public relations with extensive experience in print media and advertising.

Public Relations Public Relations Social Media Public Relations & Communications Services Media Social Media

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

parenting & child development expert - author, psychologist, speaker

Parenting and Child Development Expert with National Media Experience

Psychology Parenting Child Development Social & Emotional Learning Mental Health

John L. Diamond

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

Contact: diamondj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4628 / Office M202-198

Tort Law Criminal Law Mass Media Law Defamation Law

Jonathan Gilligan

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.

Atmospheric Science Environmental Policy Climate Change Water Conservation Risk Management

Joe Purshouse

Lecturer in Criminal Law · University of East Anglia

Current work addresses the use of facial recognition technology & the likely legal challenges faced by the introduction of this technology.

Socio-Legal Studies Facial Recognition Technology Criminal Law Human Rights Law Criminology

Geri Alumit Zeldes

Professor & Faculty Excellence Advocate · Michigan State University

Documentary filmmaker, news coverage analysis involving race, gender and religion

Religion Race Flint Documentary Film

Judith Giesberg, PhD

Professor of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Judith Giesberg, PhD, is an expert on the history of women and gender in the U.S. Civil War.

Caroline LeCount Census Slavery U.S. Civil War Women's History

Erin Tolley

Assistant Professor of Political Science · University of Toronto

Expert on race, gender and diversity in Canadian politics

Canadian Politics Diversity Women in Politics Immigration and multiculturalism

Deborah M. Weissman, J.D.

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law

Refugees Women's Issues Poverty Law - Legal Services Immigration and Citizenship Human Rights Civil Rights

Mary Anne Trasciatti

Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is the Director of Labor Studies. She also studies the role of public protest in social advocacy and building community.

Persuasion Women's Studies Public Space and Public Expression Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Protest

Bethany Berger, J.D.

Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Professor of Law with a focus on federal Indian law and property law.

Legal History Property Law Tribal Law Litigation and Policy Federal Indian Law

Tom Plate

Distinguished Scholar of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Asian Media

Allyson Stewart-Allen

Founder, CEO · International Marketing Partners Ltd.

Allyson Stewart-Allen is a renowned marketer, whose expertise in brand internationalisation is sought by leading businesses globally.

Business Disruptors Marketing Knowledge Strategic Advice Cultural Intelligence & Intercultural Competence International Market Research

Dr. Samir K. Sinha

Director of Geriatrics · Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Samir Sinha is a passionate and respected advocate for the needs of older adults

Frailty Public Policy Quality of Care Ageing in Place Carers and Caregiving

Professor Imran Awan

Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Cultural and Critical Criminology Radicalization Hate Crime Islamophobia Terrorism

Thomas Ksiazek, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Director of Graduate Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Thomas Ksiazek's, PhD, research is focused on the media industry's constant evolution to satisfy the needs of its audience.

Communication Media Industries Cross-Platform Audience Behavior Network Analysis of Digital Media Use News Audiences

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

Adam Schiffer

Associate Professor, Political Science · Texas Christian University

Professor Schiffer writes and speaks on media bias, presidential nomination contests, political news, elections, and public opinion.

Public Opinion and American Politics National Elections Political News Presidential Nomination Contests Media Bias