Jessica Millward

Associate Professor of History and African American Studies · UC Irvine

Her research focuses on comparative slavery and emancipation, African American history, gender and the law.

Anti-Black violence African American History Humanities U.S. History Juneteenth

Rebecca Hanson

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Rebecca Hanson conducts research on participatory democratic neighborhood experiments and police militarization.

Venezuelan Politics Socialism Political Theory Latin American Studies Citizen Security and Policing

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

Adriana Lacy

Lecturer of Journalism · Loyola Marymount University

Journalism Audience Engagement African American Studies Social Media Platforms Technology

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

Dr Joseph Yannielli

Lecturer, History · Aston University

Dr 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

Krystyn Moon

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Moon is an expert in U.S. immigration history, popular culture, race and ethnic studies, foodways, gender and sexuality, & consumerism.

Consumerism Foodways Popular Culture U.S. Immigration History Race and Ethnic Studies

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

Steven E. Harris

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Harris is an expert on modern Russian and European history.

The Russian Novel Conspiracy Theories Socialism French History Russian History

Jason Sellers

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Jason R. Sellers is a cultural and environmental historian of 17th-and 18th-century North America interested in landscapes and bodies.

Environmental History Native American History Colonial North America

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Kathleen DuVal, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kathleen DuVal’s research focuses on early America, particularly cross-cultural relations on North American borderlands.

American History Cross Cultural Relations in American History Native North America American Women's History Colonial America

Kurt Dewhurst

Director, Curator, and Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on: Museum Studies, Folklore, Folk Art, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy, International Cultural Engagement

Cultural Heritage Practice International Engagement Cultural Policy Folklore and Folklife Museum Studies

Frances (Jack) Putz

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Frances "Jack" Putz applies science to real-world problems related to ecosystem management and conservation.

Plant Ecology Indonesian Consevation Issue Economic Botany Applied Ecology Florida Natural History

Martha Kohen

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Martha Kohen is an expert in sustainability in built environment resilience, smart buildings/cities and sustainable architecture and design.

Latin American Studies Storm Preparation Coastal Erosion Urban Design Sea Level Rise

Lisa Lefler

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Native Health American Indian Fatherhood Native American Studies Appalachian Studies Cherokee Studies