Professor Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research at Birmingham City University.

Black Lives Matter Community Activism Ethnicity Race Racism

Louis A. Pérez, Ph.D.

J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History. Director, Institute for the Study of the Americas, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Pérez’s principal research interests center on the 19th and 20th century Caribbean, with a research emphasis on Cuba.

Cuba Cuban Revolution Caribbean Studies Latin American Culture

Kia Lilly Caldwell, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Caldwell can discuss the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of color in the U.S. and Brazil.

Critical Race Studies Black Feminism Gender and Race in Brazil Afro-Latin Studies African Diaspora Studies

Eric L. Muller, J.D.

Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law in Jurisprudence and Ethics, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law in Jurisprudence and Ethics

Civil Rights Legal History Criminal Law - Juries Constitutional Law National Security Law

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

Michael A. Genovese

Professor of Political Science and International Relations, President of Global Policy Institute at LMU, Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, Director of Institute for Leadership Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

American Politics The American Presidency Law and Presidential Power British Politics

Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: rohtarri@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4629 / Office 320-200

Transitional/Post-Conflict Justice International Human Rights International Humanitarian Law International Criminal Law Rule of Law

Sally J. Kenney

Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute and Newcomb College Endowed Chair Professor · Tulane University

Sally Kenney's research interests include gender and judging, sexual assault on campus, and women’s imprisonment.

Judicial Selection Women and Leadership Sexual Assault On Campus Women’s Imprisonment Gender and Judging

Stephen Duncan

Professor of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film and Television Drama and Comedy; Screenwriting Directing and Producing

Cara Lisa Berg Powers

Executive Director · Transformative Culture Project

Innovative Solutions for a Changing World

Arts and Education Activism Policy Media Youth Development Arts and Culture

Alina Ball

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: balla@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8852 / Office 300-100

Corporate Law Transactional Lawyering Community Lawyering Clinical Education Critical Race Theory

Charles Venator-Santiago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Venator-Santiago is an expert in US territorial law and policy with a focus on the history of citizenship

Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Public Law Puerto Rico/US Law Territorial Legal History Latino Politics Political Theory

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Frederico Finan

Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Political Economy Applied Microeconomics Development Economics

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

Shonda Buchanan

Senior Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Shonda Buchanan is an award-winning poet and educator who explores race, ethnicity, migration, class, community and culture in her work.

Strategic Communications Public Speaking English with Creative Writing Creative Writing Copy Editing

Darnise Martin

Clinical Associate Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

womanist theology African Diaspora Religion Religious Studies Theology and Culture African American History

Debra Osburn

Vice President · University of Saskatchewan

Debra Osburn leads institutional strategies to enhance reputation, build effective relationships, and accrue public resources.

Strategic Communications Media Relations Creative Direction Government Relations Web Development

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Barbara Lang

Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts