Lakia Scott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction · Baylor University

Professor Lakia Scott currently conducts research on national reading and language intervention programs for urban students.

Diversity Issues Elementary Reading Methods Language Intervention Programs Urban Literacy Initiatives Multicultural Awareness

Scott Imberman

Professor · Michigan State University

Education expert and economist, focusing on policy issues in K-12 and higher education

Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher Incentives Education Policy Economics of Education School Choice

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

David Blake Willis, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Professor of anthropology and education

Transcultural Studies Ethnography and Narrative Research Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Educational Administration and Policy - Japan, USA Multicultural Education

Barbara Schneider

Hannah Distinguished Professor in the College of Education and Professor of Sociology and Education · Michigan State University

An expert on how schools and families influence the academic and social well-being of adolescents as they move into adulthood

Social Contexts of Education Adolescents and Families

Dan Gould

Gwendolyn Norrell Professor, Department of Kinesiology · Michigan State University

Dan Gould's research interests include the stress-athletic performance relationship and the psychological foundations of coaching.

Youth Leadership Psychological Foundations of Coaching Sport Psychology Family, Community and Schools Kinesiology

Brandi Simonsen, Ph.D.

Professor of Educational Psychology, Co-Director of Center for Behavioral Education and Research · University of Connecticut

Professor Simonsen is an expert in school, classroom, and student positive behavioral interventions and supports.

School Discipline Student Behavior Seclusion Behavioral Intervention Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Debra Schleef

Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Schleef is an expert on Latino migration.

Sociology of Law Race Ethnic Relations

Claudia Buchmann

Professor and Chair | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Expert in gender, race and class from a sociological perspective.

Social Stratification Education Gender Race and Ethnicity Comparative and International Sociology

Bernadette Musetti

Professor and Director of Liberal Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Teacher Preparation English Language Learners & Specially Designed Instruction Education Reform Professional Learning for Schools and Districts

Leigh Potvin

Assistant Professor, Community Studies · Cape Breton University

Educator, activist, academic. Interests: straight privilege, urban farming, backyard chickens, fat activism & active transportation.

gender studies (feminism) Queer Theory Privilege in Society White Privilege straight privilege

Dr. Ron Dembo

Founder and CEO · Zerofootprint Software Inc.

Easily filling even the biggest shoes and still leaving no mark, the CEO of Zerofootprint developed software to reduce environmental impacts

Energy Management Carbon Measurement and Management Renewable Energy Green Buildings Enterprise Risk Management

Kathryne Young

Assistant Professor of Sociology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kathryne Young examines the hidden social mechanisms that produce and maintain inequality within the criminal justice system.

Parole Access to Justice Sociology of Law Race and Criminal Justice Legal Education

Monica Diamond-Caravella

Assistant Professor, Nursing · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Diamond-Caravella teaches nursing at Farmingdale State College. She brings more than 41 years of nursing experience into the classroom.

Coronavirus Public Health Work with Vulnerable Populations Asthma Management Service Learning

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act

Matthew Pauly

Associate Professor of History · Michigan State University

Matthew Pauly is an expert on the history Russia & Eastern Europe.

Russian History Russian Politics Ukranian History Ukrainian Politics Eastern European History

Kenneth A. Frank

Professor of Measurement and Quantitative Methods · Michigan State University

Kenneth A. Frank studies how roles and relationships among teachers affect classroom practices and school decision-making.

causal inference and education research methods Social networks among teachers and the impact of social dynamics in schools adolescent decision-making in social contexts

Randall Curren

Professor of Philosophy · University of Rochester

Randall Curren is an ethicist who works across the boundaries of moral, political, legal, environmental, and educational philosophy.

Ethics of Sustainability Moral Psychology Ancient Greek Philosophy patriotic education

Professor Vini Lander

Vini Lander is Professor of Race and Education and Director of the Centre for Race, Education and Decoloniality · Leeds Beckett University

Her research examines race inequalities in education, specifically in teacher education.

Race and Racism Teacher Education Inequalities in Education Diversity British Values in School

Dr. Jackie Eldridge

Co-Founder Hearts and Minds Matter and Teacher Educator · Hearts and Minds Matter and Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Expertise in building safe, nurturing inclusive classrooms for all children through trauma-informed teaching and effective pedagogy.

Trauma-Informed Schools Presonality Dimensions Emotional Intelligence in School Leadership Teaching & Parenting