Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Luis Alvarez

Associate Professor, Department of History · UC San Diego

Institute of Arts and Humanities director, Luis Alvarez focuses on race, ethnicity and Latinx and African-American social movements.

Humanities in Higher Education Oral Histories Popular Culture Chicano/Chicana Studies Race Relations

Paula M. Uruburu

Professor of English · Hofstra University

Professor Uruburu researches the Gothic and the Grotesque, the Gilded Age, and film history (genre, auteur, adaptation).

Zombies Evelyn Nesbit Horror films Gender Studies Film History

Tory Cox

Associate Director VAC Field Education Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cox is an expert in maximizing leadership opportunities for emerging social work innovators.

Organizational Change and Leadership Child Abuse Crisis Intervention Bullying Suicide Prevention

Holli Levitsky

Professor of English and Director of Jewish Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Jewish Studies American Culture and the Holocaust Holocaust Studies Holocaust Pedagogy Southern American Literature

Miriam Liss

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Liss is internationally known expert on parenting and work-family balance issues.

Work-Life Balance Parenting Feminism Autism Developmental Disorders

Erika Lust

Filmmaker · Erika Lust Films

Erika Lust is a filmmaker, mother, writer, blogger, owner and founder of Erika Lust Films

Film & Video Directing Feminism Cinema Errotic Filmmaking Movie Producing

David Clawson

Assistant Professor, Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Screenwriting Fundamentals Motion Picture Story Analysis Intermediate and Advanced Screenwriting Rewriting Breaking The Story

Dr. Pamela B. Teaster

Dean of Research · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Dr. Pamela Teaster professor in the Department of Human Development in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

Lyndsey Butcher

Executive Director · Sexual Health Options, Resources & Education Centre

An experienced advocate working on the frontlines helping women and trans people access abortion care.

Abortion Access Abortion Rights Sexual Health Education Reproductive Rights Feminism

Mae Kuykendall

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Professor Kuykendall has a scholarly interest in the relationship between legal definitions of marriage and the common usage of the word.

Organizational Governance and Dissent First Amendment Corporate Finance Corporate Law & Policy Marriage

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Jennifer Andrews

Professor, Department of English · University of New Brunswick

Jennifer Andrews’s areas of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century English-Canadian and American literature

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century English-Canadian and American Literature Native North American Literature Literary Theory Border Studies Cultural Studies

Sarah Maclay

Clinical Assistant Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English Poetry Poetry and Creativity Poetry and Writing Poetry Writing

Karissa Haugeberg

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Karissa Haugeberg is a historian of women, gender, and medicine in the 20th c. United States

Hospital Abortions Civil Rights U.S. Anti-Abortion Movement History of Nursing Gender Equality

John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Cecilia González-Andrieu

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Systematic Theology Latino Theology Theological Aesthetics

Mindy Erchull

Professor of Psychological Science · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Erchull focuses on feminist issues.

Feminism Psychology of Women Objectification and Sexualization of Women Body Image Menstruation

Elle Boag

Associate Professor of Applied Social Psychology · Birmingham City University

Elle Boag's research has an attachment-related basis, and covers topics that extend her PhD research on prejudice and discrimination.

Antisocial and Prosocial Behaviour Prejudice & Discrimination Diversity Relationships Attachment Theory