James Mathieu

Emeritus Professor 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

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, Ph.D., A.M., B.M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Music; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Communication; College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

An interdisciplinary scholar, Ndaliko studies arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa.

Ethnomusicology Black Atlantic Culture Social Engagement Sociopolitical Transformation Cultural Theory

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Associate Professor of Anthropology / Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Whitney Battle-Baptiste's research focuses on how the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality look through an archaeological lens.

Archaeology Black Feminist Theory Heritage Studies African Studies

Moses Ochonu

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the modern history of Africa, with a particular focus on the colonial and postcolonial periods.

Nigeria/African History African History Race/Racism in Africa Poverty African Current Affairs

Ronald Hall

Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert in racism and diversity.

Colorism Bleaching Syndrome Racism Discrimination Black/White Racial Conflict

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

Jody Tate

Director of Research and Policy · The Health Policy Partnership

Jody’s role at HPP includes policy initiatives over vaccination, atrial fibrillation, osteoporosis and BRCA-related breast cancer.

International Health Global Health Health Policy Interntional Development Healthcare

Christopher Daily

Lecturer of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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

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

David Wiley

Professor Emeritus, Sociology and African Studies · Michigan State University

Expert: social ecology of Africa, African language/area studies in the US, militarism in US foreign policy, African urbanization & housing.

African Social Movements African Militarization Social Ecology of Africa Social Movements Internationalizing of Higher Education

Kristine Jacquin, PhD

Dean, School of Psychology + Doctoral Faculty, Psychology · 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

Devon Golaszewski

Visiting Assistant Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Devon Golaszewski is an expert on the history of gender and sexuality, and medicine in 20th century francophone West Africa.

Nuptial Counselors History of Medicine History of Gender Sexuality Studies Women and Gender

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

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

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

Candace Keller

Associate Professor of African Art and Visual Culture · Michigan State University

Candace M. Keller is an expert in African art and West African photography

West African Photography African Arts