Paul Harris

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Geo-Poetics & Geo-Philosophy Literary Theory Interdisciplinary study of time Outsider Art/The Watts Towers of Los Angeles OULIPO/writing under constraints

Dr. Toni C. Antonucci

Associate Vice President for Research · University of Michigan

Dr. Toni Antonucci is the associate vice president for research, social sciences and humanities at the University of Michigan.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Human Rights Frailty

Gustavo Razzetti

CEO · Fearless Culture

We help teams do the best work of their lives.

Team Building & Leadership Change Management Innovation & Creativity Cultural Transformation Change Leadership

Katherine Arnup

Professor, Carleton University (Retired); Keynote & Presentation Speaker · Life Changes Coaching

Katherine Arnup is a writer, life coach, speaker, hospice volunteer, and retired Carleton University professor.

Death and Dying Medical Aid in Dying Hospice Care Aging Parents Caregiving

Josh Hinds

Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur · joshhinds.com

Life Change Strategist, Speaker and the Author of "It's Your Life, LIVE BIG" and Why Perfect Timing is a Myth.

Entrepreneurship Personal Development Executive Coaching Life Coaching Leadership Development

Robert Leonard

Director, Forensic Linguistics Program · Hofstra University

Robert Leonard is best known for his work in forensic linguistics, the application of linguistic theory to the analysis of language evidence

1960s rock n roll Linguistics and Threat Assessment Language and the Law Forensic Linguistics Woodstock music festival

Ellen Peters

Professor of Psychology, Director of the Decision Sciences Collaborative & Professor of Medicine | Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Decision psychology expert, with a penchant for the study of numeracy, risk and uncertainty

Numeracy Affect and Information Processing Human Decision-Making Judgement Risk Perceptions

Dr Verity Jones

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Education and Childhood · UWE Bristol

Her area of interest is developing young people’s education on sustainability.

Public Engagement Eco-fashion Sustainability Education Natural Food Sources Edible Insects

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

Jesse Fox

Assistant Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Communication expert, focusing on the impact of new media on human sociality

Social media use Representations of sex, gender, and sexuality in media Representations in virtual environments Prosocial communication

John Bruno, Ph.D.

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

His research is focused on marine biodiversity, coral reef ecology and conservation, and the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.

Coral Reef Ecology Coral Reef Conservation Impacs of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems Coastal Wetland Communities Marine Biodiversity

Jeffrey Thies, D. Min.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Director, Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainability

Business Ethics Applied Ethics Leadership Formation Workplace Spirituality Sustainability

Leo Chavez

Distinguished Professor Anthropology · UC Irvine

Professor Chavez began his academic career as a Latin Americanist and has been working on transnational migration since the 1980s.

Media Representations Transnational Migration Immigration Latin America Medical Care

Walter Isaacson

University Professor · Tulane University

Walter Isaacson is the chair emeritus of Teach for America and has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.

News Media American History History

Victoria Emma Pagán

Professor · University of Florida

With two dozen articles on Latin literature, Victoria Emma Pagán’s research focuses on Roman historians and post-Augustan writers.

Gardens in Literature Roman History Conspiracy Theory Latin Literature

John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Zeynep Tufecki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) · UNC-Chapel Hill

Faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society, inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellow, New York Times op-ed contributor

Technology Sociology Computer Programming Social Media Twitter

Micah Berman

Assistant Professor I Moritz College of Law & College of Public Health · The Ohio State University

Micah Berman is assistant professor of public heath and law at Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Public Policy Public Health Legal Doctrine Tobacco Policy

Rebecca Walker Reczek

Associate Professor of Marketing | Fisher College of Business · The Ohio State University

Dr. Reczek’s research focuses on the area of consumer behavior

Marketing Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Social Influence Consumer Behavior

John Barry

Adjunct faculty · Tulane University

John Barry can speak to the coronavirus and how it compares to seasonal and pandemic viruses seen in past years.

Coronavirus Author Historian Pandemic Influenza Policy Making