Carl Castro

Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health

Jason Davidson

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Davidson is a specialist in American Foreign and Security Policy, and International Security.

American Foreign Policy American Security Policy International Security British, French and Italian Foreign Policy

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor and Co-director of Center for Gender in Global Context · Michigan State University

Stephanie Nawyn specializes in migration and refugees, human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation.

Gender Immigration Refugees Resettlement

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

Andrew Lubin

Defense Analyst, Author, Embedded Journalist · N/a

Dynamic speaker with long experience in global current events with partiular expertise in Iraq, Hait, Afghanistan with US Marines

Current Operations in Afghanistan Us Marine Humanitarian Operations (Haiti Japan Role of Us in Todays' World

Dr. Shariq Khoja

Founder & CEO · Tech4Life Enterprises

An innovator, researcher, and planner in global health for over 15 years.

Global Health Public Health Ehealth Epidemiology Program Evaluation

Tracie O. Afifi

Associate Professor, Community Health Sciences · University of Manitoba

Dr. Afifi's research interests are in the areas of child maltreatment and problem gambling.

Problem Gambling Domestic Violence Physical Punishment Child Maltreatment Sociology

Glen Duerr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Studies · Cedarville University

Dr. Deurr's research interests include nationalism and secession, comparative politics, and international relations theory

International Terrorism Domestic Terrorism International Relations Brexit

Eli Berman

Professor of Economics · UC San Diego

Eli Berman is known for applying rational choice analysis to the behavior of radical religious groups.

Applied Econometrics Labor Demand and Technological Change Economics of Religion and Demography Development and Conflict Labor Economics

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Ken Keen

Senior Lecturer of Organization & Management; Associate Dean for Leadership; Lieutenant General, USA (Retired) · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Leadership Special Forces Leader Development Crisis Relief

Thomas Schwartz

Distinguished Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies.

Henry Kissinger American Foreign Relations Modern European History International Relations History of U.S. Foreign Policy

Samar Ali

Research Professor of Political Science and Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the intersection of conflict mediation, national security, economic development and human rights.

Human Rights National Security Polarization Cybersecurity Law and Government

Crystal Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut

Meaning Making Psychology of Religiousness and Spirituality Stress, Trauma and Coping Yoga Research Cancer Survivorship

G. Michael Stathis

Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in political science, international relations, and media portrayal of Islamic religion

Theories of International Relations Islamic State Fourth Gulf War International Conflict American Government

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Patrick Bordnick

Dean, Tulane University School of Social Work · Tulane University

Bordnick is a pioneer in the use of virtual reality for substance abuse assessment and intervention.

Self-Care Virtual Reality Technology Health Autism

Peter Campbell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · Baylor University

Professor Campbell studies international security, civil-military relations, international relations and policy relevance

Just War Theory International Relations International Security Counterinsurgency

Thomas Garrett

Vice President · International Republican Institute

20 years work on democracy in Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia

Democracy Assistance in U.S. Foreign Policy

Ranjit Singh

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Singh has served as an accredited international observer to elections in South Africa, Namibia, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

International Relations Policy Analysis The Middle East Palestine Bahrain