James Mathieu

Professor Emeritus of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Demography and Population Analysis Race and Ethnicity Sociology of the Developing World Sociology of Africa Sociology of Hawaii and the Pacific

Janet Goldner

Sculptor, Photographer, Videographer · Janet Goldner studio

Artist; Cross Cultural & International Consulting; African Arts & Culture Expert

Arts Adventure Travel Cultural Heritage

David Walton

Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Global Black Studies Program · Western Carolina University

David Walton's current research projects focus on the Black Power Movement of Detroit and Detroit's underground economy of the 1980s-1990s.

African Studies Black Radical THought History of Hip-Hop Black Power Movement African American Studies

Leonardo Villalón

Professor · University of Florida

Leonardo A. Villalón is a professor of political science and African studies.

West Africa Post-Colonial Studies Economics Developing World Africa

Benjamin Soares

Professor · University of Florida

Benjamin Soares research is on Islam and Muslim societies in Africa with a focus on religious life from the 20th century to the present.

West Africa Christian-Muslim Relations Religion & Politics Islam and Muslim Studies Religion & Media

Daniel Reboussin

Curator · University of Florida

Daniel Reboussin’s primary resource acquisitions have created a cluster of manuscripts on 20th century African wildlife conservation.

Rare Cultural Heritage Materials Relating to the African Continent Manuscripts Centered on 20th Century African Wildlife Conservation Curating Smathers Libraries’ Circulating Research Original Artwork of Papa Mfumu’eto

Ronald Hall

Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert in racism and diversity.

Colorism Bleaching Syndrome Racism Discrimination Black/White Racial Conflict

Adeline Masquelier

Professor · Tulane University

Adeline Masquelier is an expert on religion, youth cultures, education and environmental issues in Niger, West Africa.

Niger, West Africa Health Youth Cultures Environmental Issues Education

Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar, Ph.D.

Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar’s research interests include the 20th century United States, with a focus in African American history.

African American Studies U.S. Popular Culture Black Nationalism Social History Twentieth-Century United States

Toussaint Losier

Associate Professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Toussaint Losier's research focuses on grassroots responses to the postwar emergence of mass incarceration in Chicago and other areas

Mass Incarceration Grassroots Responses to Mass Incarceration Criminal Justice Policy Incarceration and Racial Disparity

Justina Ray

President and Senior Scientist · Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Justina Ray's research is focused on evaluating the role of shifting landscapes in biodiversity decline and/or change in forested ecosystems

Conservation Planning Forested Ecosystems Biodiversity Wildlife Ecology Wildlife Conservation

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa

CEO · Grassroot Diplomat

International diplomat making diplomacy accessible to everyone.

International Relations Diplomacy Public Diplomacy Foreign Affairs

Dr Jo Michell

Associate Professor of Economics · UWE Bristol

He is a macroeconomist - reviewing patterns and cycles of national and international financial performance data.

Deprivation Macroeconomics Finance Economics Business Performance

Rebecca E. Wall

Assistant Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Climate History Digital Humanities Global History Environmental History Postcolonial, Colonial, & Precolonial African History

Christopher A. Daily

Instructor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Comparative Theology Theory and Method Chinese Religions Chinese Christianity Christianity in the Global South

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

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

Aaron Shapland

Co-founder, Managing Director · Vordik

Managing Director, Vordik

Web Development Project Management Mobile App Design User Interface Design Web Applications

Kristine Jacquin, Ph.D.

Academic Program Developer and Director · Fielding Graduate University

Psychology professor and licensed clinical psychologist with a consulting practice focused on forensic and neuropsychological evaluations

Forensic Psychology Neuropsychology Substance Abuse in Interpersonal Violence Victims Use and Abuse of Prescription Psychostimulants Intellectual Disability in Capital Crimes

David Takacs

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: takacsd@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4845 / Office 329-200

Climate Change Law Environmental Law Earth Systems Science Biodiversity Law International Environmental Law