Alexander Theodoridis

Associate Professor of Political Science / Co-director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Alex Theodoridis looks at the ways in which citizens interact with the political world in an era of hyper-polarization.

Public Opinion and American Politics Political Behavior Polling Public Opinion and Public Policy

Kelly Welch, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology; Program Director, Criminlogy | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kelly Welch, PhD, is an expert on racial and ethnic profiling, racial disparities in school discipline and public punitiveness toward crime.

Criminology Racial Profiling School-to-Prison Pipeline Race and Justice Social Justice

Kelly Ottman, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Kelly Ottman is an expert in facilitation of boards, strategic planning, and leadership development and coaching.

Global Mindset Organizational Culture Mission, Values and Culture Alignment China/Asia and Cross-Cultural Understanding Adult Education

Sara Harris

Professor of Teaching, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences · University of British Columbia

Sara Harris's current research explores how people learn climate science.

Science Education Climate Change Energy Systems and Public Policy University Teaching Public Speaking

Rebecca Frazer

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Rebecca Frazer is a media psychology researcher, focusing on how people process and respond to story-form/narrative media.

Media and Public Policy Attitudes Humanization in Media Moral Psychology Narrative Media Media Psychology

Justin H. Gross

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Justin Gross's research focuses on U.S. ideologies, political communication in mass and social media, public opinion and public policy.

Framing Public Policy and the News Public Opinion and American Politics Identity and political beliefs Political Communication and Social Media U.S. Ideologies

Andrew Finch

Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development; Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling · Vanderbilt University

An expert who specializes in recovery high schools, substance use disorders, teen addiction and school counseling.

Addiction and mental health counseling Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Addiction Teen Addiction Drug Abuse

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Mark Caleb Smith, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Smith is an expert in American politics, campaigns & elections, and constitutional law.

Constitutional Law Presidential Politics Presidential Campaigns

Kyle Davis

Assistant Professor, Geography and Spacial Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Davis' work focuses on food systems, water sustainability, and global environmental change.

Human Migration Nutrition Global Environmental Change Food Systems Sustainability

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

David Kaplan

Professor · University of Florida

David Kaplan studies connecting ecosystems, the hydrologic cycle, and humans with the goal of advancing natural resources conservation.

Groundwater Rivers Springs Hydrology Wetlands

Thomas Craemer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Thomas Craemer is an expert on slavery reparations, racial bias and the psychology of racism.

Slavery Reparations Diversity and Inclusion Race Related Policies Race Relations Psychology of Race

Lorrie Faith Cranor

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Lorrie Faith Cranor has authored over 150 research papers on online privacy, usable security, and other topics.

Engineering and Policy Privacy Cybersecurity and Privacy Computer Science Usable Security

Jill Bronfman

Program Director of the Privacy and Technology Project at the Institute for Innovation Law and Adjunct Professor of Law in Data Privacy · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bronfmanj@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4758 / Office 112-200

Technology Law Innovation Law Data Privacy Data Security Intellectual Property Law

Theodore Arapis, PhD

Associate Professor of Public Administration | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Theodore Arapis, Ph.D. focuses on financing, fiscal savings, fiscal transparency and the practice of budgeting at state level.

Public Administration Fiscal Transparency & Accountability School District Financing Budgeting Public Finance

Thomas Powers

Associate Professor, Philosophy · University of Delaware

Prof. Powers specializes in ethics in information technology (including AI), ethics in science and engineering and research ethics.

Scientific Ethics Biomedical Ethics Environmental Ethics Research Ethics Computer Ethics

Patrick Button

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Patrick Button's research is focused on quantifying discrimination, primarily in labor markets.

LGBT Discrimination Film Tax Incentives Retirement Age Discrimination Hiring Discrimination

Mark Hart

Professor, Small Business & Entrepreneurship · Aston University

Professor Hart has worked and published extensively in the areas of entrepreneurship, enterprise and small business development and policy.

Economic Performance Business Policy SMEs Small Business Entrepreneurship

M.V. Lee Badgett

Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

M. V. Lee Badgett is one of the world’s leading experts on the economics of same-sex marriage.

Economics of Sexual Orientation and Same-Sex Marriage Gay Marriage LGBT Inclusion Labor Economics Same-sex Couples