Herman Berliner

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Economics · Hofstra University

Dr. Berliner is focused on increasing and promoting global business programs, student entrepreneurship, and other experiential learning.

Economics Economics and Public Policy Finance Financial Policy Economics of Higher Education

Julian Ku

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Ku is an expert on international law, constitutional law, U.S. foreign policy, and Chinese foreign policy.

International Law International Law in U.S. Courts Constitutional Law Corporate Law Trans Pacific Partnership

Joan B. Rose

Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Dept of Fisheries and Wildlife · Michigan State University

International expert in water and public health microbiology, studies viruses, source tracking and protozoa in water with new tools.

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Microbial Source Tracking Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Public Health Microbiology Environmental Virology

Charles Tolbert, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Tolbert's areas of research include social stratification, social demography, rural sociology and quantitative applications.

Small Businesses and Employee Loyalty Restructuring Financial Institutions in Rural/Non-Metro America Social Stratification Social Demography Rural Sociology

Nick Menchyk

Assistant Professor, Urban Horticulture & Design · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Menchyk is one of the nation’s leading experts on turfgrass.

Turf Management Benefits of Turfgrass Turfgrass Water Usage and Irrigation Turfgrass Nutrition Soil Science

Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Anthony Mazeroll, PhD

Professor Environmental Studies · Soka University

Professor Mazeroll focuses on the behavioral ecology of fishes

Ecology of Amazonian Fishes Population Genetics Fish Ecology Fish Behaviour Observation Human Impact on the Environment

Edward Guinan, PhD

Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Edward Guinan, PhD, an expert in astronomy and space science research explores the sun, stars, planets, extraterrestrial life potential.

Severe & Hazardous Weather / Global Warming Interstellar Travel Potential Pulsating Stars and Stellar Evolution Exoplanets and the Suitability of Exoplanets for Life Astrobiology/Exobiology

David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

Elaine Dewar

Freelance Journalist · Dewar Productions Inc.

Elaine Dewar aspires to be a happy warrior for the public good.

Journalism Public Speaking Storytelling Marketing Strategy Entrepreneurship

Bryan Crable, PhD

Professor; Founding Director, Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Bryan Crable, PhD is a Professor with expertise in rhetoric and politics, contemporary issues of race in America, and social justice.

Rhetoric and Politics Race and Identity Philosophy of Communication and Language Social Change Whiteness

Jari Sundholm

Professor, School of Business · Cambrian College

Having taught in both Canada and Europe he is an expert in the fields of international business, economics, and operations management.

Turnaround Management Franchising Business Start-Up

David Todd

Speaker, Trainer , Coach · Toddy Talks

Entertaining and inspiring speaker drawing on two decades of experience across a range of business involvement.

The Characteristics of Successful People Attitude -It's Only Everything The Balloon and the Cactus Attitude Balance and Commitment

Amanda Ravenhill

Founder · Syntropy International

Biochar and other Comprehensive Anticipatory Sustainable Solutions for a world in flux

Biochar Biochar Stoves Sustainable Business Buckminster Fuller Design Thinking

Alana Pindar

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Environmental Sciences · University of Guelph

Wild bee expert who studies the impact of environmental stressors such as climate change and habitat loss on bee communities

Biodiversity Pollination Biology Pollination Ecological Analysis Ecological disturbance

Kathy Krey, Ph.D.

Director of Research and Assistant Research Professor, Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University · Baylor University

Dr. Krey focuses on food security topics, including child nutrition programs, coalition building, and data analysis and mapping

Research Methods Nutrition Hunger Policy Social Work Data Analysis & Mapping

Barbara Frei

Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Natural Resource Sciences · McGill University

Conservation biologist, scientific communicator & collaborative researcher. Champion for conservation in a rapidly changing world.

Conservation Biology Ecosystem services Biodiversity Agroecosystems Birds Birding

Gary Parsons

Academic Specialist · Michigan State University

Manager of the A.J. Cook Arthropod Research Collection, Director MSU Bug House.

Immature Insects Identification of Arthropods Collection Management Bug House

David Evans

Principal Hydrogeologist and GWX Managing Director · MWH Global

Hydrogeologist based in Lima, Peru with over 25 years of groundwater and business management experience (17 years in Peru and 8 in Canada)

Hydrogeology Karst Hydrogeology Mining Hydrogeology Mining and Water Geology

Murray McCaig

Managing Partner · MaRS Cleantech

Cleantech Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneur - saving the planet through innovation

Clean Technology Mobile Marketing Solutions Entrepreneurship Management Consulting and Finance Early-Stage Ventures