John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

Mark Abkowitz

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in enterprise risk management, hazardous materials transportation, and impacts of extreme weather on infrastructure adaptation.

Extreme Weather and Infrastructure Enterprise Risk Management Spatial Analysis Infrastructure Resilience Risk Assessment

James Kendra

Director, Disaster Research Center; Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration · University of Delaware

Prof. Kendra researches emergency planning and crisis management.

Organizational Improvisation and Resilience Emergency Management Technology Disaster Planning Crisis Management Emergency Planning

Dr. Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

Putting the SOCIAL in change is the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation at SiG@Waterloo, which builds capacity for social innovation

Sustainable Development Social Innovation Social Finance Engagement and Social Change Social Innovation and Resilience

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Abigail Larson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bioenergetics and sports nutrition, advanced exercise prescription, and cardiovascular disease

Sport Rock Climbing Bioactivity Bioenergetics and Sports Nutrition Advanced Exercise Prescription Sports Conditioning

Catherine S. Fernald, DNP, RN, RNC-OB, NEA-BC, FACHE

Acute Care Chief Nursing Officer-Newark Campus · ChristianaCare

Catherine Shull Fernald is the chief nursing officer of Acute Care at ChristianaCare.

Nursing Administration Leadership Development Quality Improvement Multi-Disciplinary Team Building Innovation for Workplace Workflows

Shane Acker

Associate Professor and Chair of Animation · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Animation Feature Films Short Films Visual Effects Storyboarding

Cheolho Sim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biology · Baylor University

Professor Sim's research is focused predominantly on the vector biology of human pathogens.

Vector Biology Functional Genomics Disease Vectors Biology

Özgecan Koçak

Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organization Design Organizational Identity

Jeffrey Andresen

Professor of Geography · Michigan State University

Weather and Agriculture Expert

Agriculture Meteorology Climatology

Liang Mao

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Liang Mao's research aims to offer better understandings on the human-disease system with geospatial science approaches and technologies.

Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation Geospatial Network Analysis Spatial Accessibility and Disparities

Robert Richardson

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in ecological economics, ecosystem services, food security, and sustainability.

Natural Resource Management Writing and Editing Sustainability Food Security Rural Development

Dr Patrycja Rozbicka

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Dr Rozbicka works on interest groups in policy-making and live music industry regulation in the UK.

IR Aesthetics Regulation of Live Music Interest Groups Live Music Industry Brexit

Francisco A. Villarruel

Associate Chair and Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on issues affecting Latino youth and families; Latinos in the criminal justice system

Positive Youth Development Latino Youth and Families

Virginia Hughes

Associate Professor, Medical & Molecular Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Hughes has a background in public policy and biomedical research.

Transfusion Medicine Hematology Hemostasis Public Policy Statistics

Rebecca Shenkman

Director of the MacDonald Center for Nutrition Education and Research | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Rebecca Shenkman, MPH, RD, LDN, is an expert in nutrition, weight management, and using food to help prevent and control disease

Weight Management Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Childhood Obesity

Rachel Davidson

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center · University of Delaware

Prof. Davidson conducts research on natural disaster risk modeling and civil infrastructure systems.

Disaster Research Natural Disaster Risk Modeling Civil Infrastructure Systems​ Lifelines

David Owens

Extension Specialist - Entomology · University of Delaware

Dr. Owens works with agricultural insect pest management

Entomology

Roberta Golinkoff

Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Chair and Professor · University of Delaware

Prof. Golinkoff studies language development, playful learning, effects of media on children, spatial development, and applying her science.

Early Childhood Education Early Spatial Development Playful Learning Benefits of Play Effects of Media on Children