Kate Bloch

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: blochk@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4867 / Office 336-200

Criminal Law Criminal Practice Legal Ethics Legal Education Criminal Procedure

Jayanti Tamm

Assistant Professor of English · Movable Type Management

Author of Cartwheels in a Sari: A Memoir of Growing Up Cult will inspire you to overcome adversities and create your own destiny.

Cults Cult Leadership Creative Writing Overcoming Adversity Memoir

Daniel Wallace

Director of Creative Writing; J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Daniel Wallace has been published in two dozen languages, and his stories, novels and essays are taught in high schools and colleges.

Creative Writing University Teaching Nonfiction Writing Fiction Writing Publishing

Gary Firestein

Director, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute · UC San Diego

Dr. Gary Firestein's research interests focuses on the pathogenesis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Biomarkers Metalloproteinase and Cytokine Gene Regulation Epigenetics Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis

John Seita

Associate Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert on the foster care system and the process and problems associated with "aging out" of the system. Also, foster care leadership.

Foster Care

Suzanne Toro

Owner · OmToro, LLC

Inner Wellness Teacher, Advocate for Global Change, Visionary & Strategist

Female Empowerment Inner Wellnes & Meditation Self Awareness Food Alchemy Creative Visionary

Kara Alaimo

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Dr. Kara Alaimo is a global public relations consultant, trainer, professor, and author.

Risk Management Global Public Relations Cross-Cultural Communication Media Theory Crisis Communication

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Maya Stanfield-Mazzi is an art historian specializing in art of pre-Columbian and colonial Latin America, especially that of colonial Peru.

Art and History of Ancient and Colonial Latin America Latin American Studies

Bridget Freisthler

Professor | College of Social Work · The Ohio State University

Expert in health and social problems based on neighborhood ecologies.

Child Abuse and Neglect Drug and alcohol use (particularly marijuana, opiates, and alcohol) Drug distribution systems GIS Spatial Analysis

Kate Ratliff

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Kate Ratliff’s research investigates implicit biases—internalized prejudices and stereotypes—and other barriers to diversity and inclusion.

Race Attitudes Implicit Bias Diversity & Inclusion Gender Attitudes Prejudice & Stereotyping

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

Jennifer Andrews

Professor, Department of English · University of New Brunswick

Jennifer Andrews’s areas of interest include nineteenth- and twentieth-century English-Canadian and American literature

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century English-Canadian and American Literature Native North American Literature Literary Theory Border Studies Cultural Studies

Jeffrey Bielicki

Assistant Professor | Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering | John Glenn College of Public Affairs · The Ohio State University

Energy sustainability expert, focusing on the intersection of energy, environment, economics and policy

Consequences of energy development Evolution of Energy Systems Applied Energy Energy Policy

Allyson Stewart-Allen

Founder, CEO · International Marketing Partners Ltd.

Allyson Stewart-Allen is a renowned marketer, whose expertise in brand internationalisation is sought by leading businesses globally.

Business Disruptors Marketing Knowledge Strategic Advice Cultural Intelligence & Intercultural Competence International Market Research

Dr Emily Chiang

Research Associate, English · Aston University

Emily Chiang's research focuses on linguistic expressions of identity in online criminal contexts.

Offender Profiling Extortion Linguistics Linguistic Identity Child Abuse

Daniel Strunk

Associate Professor | Department of Psychology · The Ohio State University

Psychology expert focusing on depression and cognitive therapy.

Emotion Regulation Treatment outcomes Depression Major depressive disorder abnormal emotional states

Kevin Sweeney

Leadership and Inspiration Motivational Professional Speaker · Kevin Sweeney Speakers

Decorated combat pilot, Fortune 50 Exec, All-conference collegiate athlete. Expert in Leadership, Teamwork, & Excelling under pressure.

Leadership in Challenging Times Performance Under Pressure Customer Service Motivation and Inspiration Focus On Execution

Damon Vickers

Author · Damon Vickers & Co.

Damon Vickers is the author of New York Times Bestseller, " The Day After The Dollar Crashes".

Writing Editing Publishing Music

Paolo Spadoni

Associate Professor of Political Science · Augusta University

Dr. Paolo Spadoni is a widely recognized expert on Cuba and its international relations.

Cuba Latin America International Relations Costa Rica U.S.-Cuba Relations

Martha Jackman

Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section · University of Ottawa

Martha Jackman specializes in constitutional law, with a particular focus on issues relating to women and other marginalized groups

Constitutional Law Charter of Rights Women Marginalized Groups Access to Health Care