Linda Trinh Vo

Professor, Department of Asian American Studies · UC Irvine

Dr. Linda Trinh Vo is a Professor and former Chair of the Department of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

Gender Relations Racial and Ethnic Relations Vietnamese Experience Asian American Studies Immigrants and refugees

Joseph Jordan

Director, Sonya Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History · UNC at Chapel Hill

For more than 20 years Joseph Jordan has been an educator, researcher and program manager in the arts and in cultural heritage

African / Afro - American Studies African American Culture Black and Native American Interactions Afro-Latin Studies Racial Justice

Nadia Y. Kim

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Migration Immigration Race and Ethnicity Gender and Transnationality/Globalization Race/Gender/Class Intersectionality

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

Erin Devlin

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

Dr. Devlin focuses on race, public memory, and social justice

American Studies Social Justice Race Public Memory American History

Heather Chiero

Associate Professor of History, Anthropology and Philosophy · Augusta University

Dr. Chiero is a leading scholar in Latin American & U.S. Western history and the Spanish colonial periphery of the Caribbean Basin.

Material Culture Social History Underrepresented Populations Central America Latin America

Traci Parker

Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Traci Parker’s interests include African American women’s history, race and racism, class, labor, capitalism, and consumer culture.

Race, Class and Consumer Culture African American History and Culture African American History Race and Racism

Seretha Williams

Interim Chair of English and World Languages · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Frederick Gooding

Associate Professor, African-American Studies · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Marne L. Campbell

Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

African American History The American West 19th and 20th Century US History Gender and Women's HIstory Urban History

Jennifer L. Eich

Professor of Modern Languages and Literature - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Colonial Spanish-American Conventual Writings 19th-Century and Contemporary Mexican Narratives and Poetry Latin American and Latina/O Women Writers

Antonio Barrenechea

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Antonio Barrenechea is a scholar and teacher of literature of the Americas and cinema.

Comparative Literature Cinema Studies Literature of the Americas

Amy Bass, PhD

Professor, Sport Studies · Manhattanville College

An expert in sport, culture, and politics.

Identity Politics Racial Politics Politics Sports Culture

Garrison Paige

Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Garrison Paige is a Lecturer at Loyola Marymount University and an expert in African American Studies.

Education Writing African American Studies

Magaela Bethune

Assistant Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Dr. Magaela Bethune is an expert on adolescent socialization, behavior, health, & development at intersections of race, gender, & sexuality.

Black Adolescence African American Studies Race & Health Health Policy & Policy Studies Race

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Andrew G. Hill

Administrative Coordinator · West LA College, Office of Academic Affairs

Wherever you are, give your fullest to the fullness of life and the fulfillment of justice.

Student Activities Student Development Black Achievement & Academic Issues African American Culture African American History

Porter Blakemore

Associate Professor of History · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Blakemore is an expert in European diplomatic history and modern Germany.

War History German History Political Science European Diplomacy Military History

Dr Joseph Yannielli

Lecturer, History (Research) · Aston University

Joseph Yannielli’s main fields of interest are slavery and abolition, with a special focus on America during the nineteenth century.

Social Movements Slavery in the United States Slavery Abolition Slavery in West Africa