V. Peter Harder

Senior Policy Advisor · Dentons Canada LLP

Highly engaging speaker with over 30 years at the centre of Canadian law, government decision-making, foreign affairs & international trade.

International Trade Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Public Policy International Natural Resources and Infrastructure Cleantech

Prof. Andrew Byrnes

Professor of International Law and Human Rights · University New South Wales

Andrew Byrnes joined the UNSW Law Faculty as Professor of International Law in May 2005

Combating Ageism Law Public Policy Human Rights

Tammy Schirle

Associate Professor of Economics · Wilfrid Laurier University

Associate Professor of Economics & Director of the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis

Applied Econometrics Economics of Gender Economics of Aging Public economics Labour Economics

Joshua Cowen

Associate Professor of Teacher Education · Michigan State University

Joshua Cowen's current research focuses on teacher quality, student and teacher mobility, program evaluation and education policy.

Educational Policy K-12 Administration Statistics, Psychometrics, and Research Design Teacher Education, Learning, and Policy

David Stewart-Patterson

Vice-President, Public Policy · The Conference Board of Canada

No dragon in this den! Combining policy analysis & advocacy, the CBoC's VP of Public Policy enthusiastically supports young entrepreneurs

Public Policy

Miranda Harrison

Estate Manager · Fontaine & Associates

Miranda has been a qualified credit counsellor since 2009. She is currently articling to become a Licensed Insolvency Trustee.

Bankruptcy Insolvency Consumer Proposals Receivers Credit Counseling

Mark Thompson

Professor of Economics & Associate Dean, Hull College of Business · Augusta University

Dr. Mark Thompson is an economist with highly accomplished work in business conditions, risk analysis, energy and the healthcare industry.

Risk Analysis Energy Healthcare Industry Economics

Mary-Kate Lizotte

Associate Professor of Political Science · Augusta University

Lizotte is an expert in public opinion and can share insight on the role the COVID-19 pandemic plays in the 2020 presidential election.

Gender Differences in effect of attractiveness on political candidacy Gender Differences in Political Interests Gender Differences in Public Opinion

Jeremy Everett, B.A., MDiv.

Senior Director of the Texas Hunger Initiative · Baylor University

The founder and executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI), a capacity-building, anti-hunger project within Baylor University

Poverty Hunger Policy National Hunger Issues Texas Hunger Initiative food insecurity

Patricia Sullivan

Associate Professor of public policy, UNC College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Sullivan’s research focuses on the utility and limitations of military force as a policy instrument and the impact of military assistance.

Threats of Military Force International Conflict Military Force Military Strategy

Matthew Hall

Managing Director · ARTIFEX ADVISORS

Managing Director at ARTIFEX ADVISORS

Disruptive Innovation Big Data Privacy Privacy and Security for Online Companies Privacy and Security of Health Information

Mark Holmes, PhD

Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director of Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

A Professor in the UNC-CH Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in rural health, health policy and hospital finance.

Policy Implementation and Development Patient-Centered Outcome Research Workforce Hospital Finance Rural Health

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Public administration expert, focusing on child and family policy

The impact of early childhood investments on child well-being Role of policy in family violence and contraception subsidies How policy generates family complexity, data collection and decision making in the child protective system

Bonnie Triezenberg

Lecturer in Systems Engineering and Computer Science · Loyola Marymount University

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Software Engineering – Architecture & Design Methodologies. Software Development Lifecycle. Space & Intelligence Systems Software Architecture Systems Engineering and Design Program Management

Steven Sheffrin

Professor of Economics · Tulane University

Steven Sheffrin’s research is focused on property taxation, state corporate taxation, tax fairness and compliance.

Tax Compliance Economics Policy-Oriented ISsues Property Taxation Tax Fairness

Lora Cohen-Vogel, Ph.D.

The Frank A. Daniels Professor of Public Policy and Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Robena and Walter E. Hussman, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Policy and Education Reform

Federal role in education Politics of education

Mark Skidmore

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Public finance and budgeting, regional economics, economics of natural disasters

Economics of Natural Disasters Public Finance and Budgeting Regional Economics

William Schmidt

University Distinguished Professor of Education and Statistics · Michigan State University

Professor Schmidt's research focuses on policy issues related to K-12 math education and the effects of curriculum on academic achievement

Opportunity to Learn Mathematics Assessment and Psychometrics International Mathematics Education Studies Statistics Educational Policy

Binyamin Blum

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact Information: blumb@uchastings.edu / Office 342-200

Shinyi Wu

Associate Professor of Social Work and Industrial & Systems Engineering · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Wu is a distinguished researcher who takes an engineering approach to research that spans many social work applications.

Health Systems Health Care Disparity Reduction Healthcare Health Mental Health