Star Donovan

Children's author

Star Donovan is the author of a children's series, Gappy and the Young Vampire Adventures, for readers 8-12 and the young at heart.

Creative Writing Fiction Children's Books Children Author

Germany Kent

Hall of Fame Media Pro | National Award-Winning Journalist and Producer | Bestselling Author · https://muckrack.com/germanykent

Germany is a renowned wise wordsmith with by-lines or quotes featured in countless media outlets around the world.

Multimedia Communications Media Relations and Publicity Corporate Training & Coaching Leadership Branding Communications Sales Marketing Producing Developing Establishing (Enterprise)

Ruth Panofsky

Professor of English / Graduate Program in Communication & Culture · Ryerson University

Dr. Panofsky specializes in Canadian women in publishing and Canadian Jewish women writers

English Research Higher Education Literature Media & Culture

Ronald Rash

Professor · Western Carolina University

Ron Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestseller Serena and Above the Waterfall.

Southern Writing Poetry English Appalachia Novelist

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Nina Amir

Chief Inpiration Officer · Pure Spirit Creations

International speaker, award-winning blogger, bestselling author, Certified High Performance Coach, Author Coach, Blog/Blog-to-Book Coach.

Freelance Writing Online Journalism and Blogging Non-Fiction Writing Journalism and Writing for Publication How to Blog A Book

Curt Smith

Senior Lecturer · University of Rochester

Curt Smith was a speechwriter for George H.W. Bush and is a recognized authority on baseball broadcasting

Rhetoric Baseball broadcasting Presidential speechwriting American Politics

Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Joseph Glatthaar, Ph.D.

Stephenson Distinguished Professor of History & Adjunct Professor of the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Glatthaar specializes in the American Civil War and American military history.

American History American Military History The American Civil War

Matthew Hutson

Author

Science Writer

Psychology Superstition Irrationality

Lynn Salsi

Author, Storyteller, Teacher, Historian, Speaker · Lynn Salsi Consulting

With boundless enthusiasm, Southern history and folktales come alive with this Pulitzer Prize Nominated author & storyteller

Fiction Editing & Writing Teaching Public Relations Marketing Communications

Courage Igene

Author, Founder · All Nations Church

Courage Igene is an author and passionate community leader as well as a father, son, teacher, speaker, actor, and producer.

Writing Public Speaking Teaching Author

Candy Deemer

Lecturer, EMBA Program · Loyola Marymount University

Part-Time Faculty

Branding Marketing Communications Professional Growth Planning Executive Coaching Leadership Development

Keith Sawyer, M.A, Ph.D.

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations · UNC at Chapel Hill

Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, with focus on creativity, innovation, and learning.

Anthropology Sociology Psychology Pedagogy Ethnography and Participant Action Research

Bryna Kranzler

Publisher; Author · Crosswalk Press

Approachable, attractive speaker who uses humor to motivate and make her points

The Art of Optimism The Perks of Procrastination

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, DLitt

Faculty Emeritus - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Humanities scholar, award-winning filmmaker and best-selling National Geographic author

Music Theory Comparative Religious Studies Disruptive Technology Organizational Innovation Academic Writing

Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

African-American Gospel Music Civil Rights Movement Music on B Sides of Gospel Recordings African American Museum in D.C. Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Journalism

Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Chancellor's Professor · UC Irvine

Jeffrey specializes in modern Chinese cultural history & world history, who has written on many contemporary as well as historical issues

Urban Globalization China Protest Gender

Martha Belury

Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University

Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders

Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)

William L. Andrews, Ph.D.

E. Maynard Adams Professor of English Emeritus, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Andrews is an expert in African American literature, Southern literature and North American slave narratives.

Southern Literature American Literature to 1900 African American Literature Slavery Digital Humanities