Sophie Lynch

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Sophie Lynch has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, and the National Gallery of Canada.

Fine Art Art History Event Planning Media Relations Creative Writing

Margaret Abraham

Professor of Sociology · Hofstra University

Margaret Abraham's research specializes in domestic violence, gender studies, and the South Asian Diaspora.

Sociology Gender Ethnicity Globalization Migration

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

John Aerni-Flessner

Assistant Professor of African History · Michigan State University

John Aerni-Flessner is a historian of 20th century Africa, specializing in the history of Lesotho and the history of the Lansing area.

Urban Renewal in Lansing Decolonization Development History Lesotho Southern African History

Shelley B. Wepner, Ed.D.

Professor and Dean, Education · Manhattanville College

An expert in literacy education and technology in education.

Entrepreneurial Leadership In Schools Technology and Education Literacy Education Education and Suburbs

Margo Goodhand

Journalist · MGB Media

Margo Goodhand has years of experience in media and communications, change management and public engagement.

Journalism Newspapers Storytelling Editing Online Journalism

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair · Florida Atlantic University

Kevin Wagner's research and teaching interests include judicial politics, political behavior and legislative behavior

Florida Politics Politics in Film and Fiction Research Methods Public Opinion and American Politics Political Party and Interest Groups

Gary Finnegan

Editor · Vaccines Today

Experienced health journalist, editor and author with special interest in vaccination/vaccines

Newspapers Media Relations Journalism Social Media Strategic Communications

Sarah Teetzel

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management · University of Manitoba

Dr. Sarah Teetzel’s research focuses on applied ethical issues in sport with emphasis on the intersection of rules and values.

Gender in sport Doping and drug testing in sport Olympic studies Philosophy and ethics of sport

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

George Bisharat

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

Contacts: bisharat@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4721 / Office 603F-200

Criminal Procedure Islamic Law Law and Social Anthropology Criminal Practice Law in Middle East Societies

Dara Parker

Vice-President, Grants & Community Initiatives · Vancouver Foundation

A nonprofit executive who is helping shift the sector from charity to justice.

Nonprofit Leadership Nonprofit Management Gender Lgbtq Issues Diversity and Inclusion

Robert Singleton

Emeritus Associate Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Urban Economics Labor Economics Economic Development of Minority Communities

Stephen Sloan, B.B.A., M.A., PhD.

Director of Institute for Oral History, Associate Professor of History · Baylor University

Stephen Sloan is an Associate Professor of History at Baylor University.

Public History Oral Histories Of Genocide Texas WWII Vets And Liberation Of Concentration Camps Cold War Crises and Conflicts American West

Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Matthew Kerbel, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Matthew Kerbel, PhD, is the go-to source for stories about political communication.

Political Science Political Parties Presidency and Governorship American Government Media and Politics

John Sweeney, M.Ed.

Distinguished Professor, Head of Advertising Specialization, Director of Sports Communication Program · UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media

A national expert on marketing, advertising and sports marketing, Sweeney has worked with more than 40 national brands.

Branding Sports Business Creative Advertising Sports Journalism Sports

David Levine

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

Contacts: levined@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4677 / Office 350-200

Federal Civil Procedure California Civil Procedure Remedies Institutional Reform Litigation

Professor Craig Jackson

Acting Head of School of Social Sciences · Birmingham City University

Craig has provided psychology input and interviews to numerous documentaries and news items about offending, crime, and general psychology.

Workplace Issues Suicide Crime and Psychology Occupational Health Spree Killers