Laura Mersini-Houghton, Ph.D.

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

Mersini-Houghton studies the origin of the universe, dark energy and the quantum physics of black holes.

Quantum Physics Cosmology Black Holes Dark Energy Origins of the Universe

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Brian Keating

Astrophysicist · UC San Diego

Brian Keating is an expert in the study of the universe’s oldest light, the cosmic microwave background (CMB).

Religion and Science Cosmology Big Bang Astrophysics Space and Astrophysics

Megan Donahue

Professor of Astronomy · Michigan State University

Megan Donahue is an expert on AGN feedback in clusters and circumgalactic gas and is now president of the American Astronomical Society.

Galaxy Formation Galaxies Stars

Paul Sutter

Professor of Astrophysics | Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics · The Ohio State University

Astrophysics expert, specializing in the emptiest regions of the universe

Astrophysics Big Bang Theory Space Exploration Intersections of Science and Art

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD

Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology| College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, works to find a new unity and synthesis in science and religion.

Theology Neuroscience Artificial Intelligence and Becoming Culture and Religion Catholicity

Wendy Taylor

Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy · York University

I search for exotic particles with the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Particle Physics Physics Magnetic monopoles Stable massive particles Antimatter

Lowell Gustafson, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lowell Gustafson, PhD, is an expert in the politics, political structure and cultural heritage of Latin America.

Political Science International Political Economy Latin American Politics International Relations Theories Politics

Leena Pendharkar

Assistant Professor, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

Leena Pendharkar is an award-winning writer/director/producer working in new media and traditional film

Directing/Producing Independent Film Directing/Producing Digital Media Web TV Film/Media Financing Asian American Cinema

Bryan E. Penprase, PhD

Dean · Soka University

Professor Penprase is Dean of Faculty and Professor of Science.

Quasar Absorption Line Spectroscopy Archaeoastronomy Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Astronomy

Eric Simanek

Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry · Texas Christian University

Dr. Simanek’s interests include whiskey, science education and basic scientific research aimed at the design of new medicines.

Expert Witness Higher Education Administration Organic and Polymer Chemistry Science Education Entrepreneurship Ed

Dmitry Kemell

Professor of Multimedia Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Multimedia Arts (Studio Arts Program)

Media Arts Art Direction Creative Direction Installation Design Projection Design

Jonas Mureika

Chair and Professor of Physics · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Physics Theoretical Cosmology Particle Physics Theories of Gravitation Teaching

Dr Amreen Bashir

Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences · Aston University

Dr Amreen Bashir's research interests include clinical microbiology and environmental microbiology.

Clinical Microbiology Antimicrobial Resistance Bacteria Found in Food Make Up Products Food and Water Microbiology

Marvin Dejean

CEO · Gilead Sanders

Nationally recognized author, speaker, marketing strategist, and futurist focused on emerging trends changing the 21st Century global market

Corporate Branding Media Relations New Market Economy Leadership Innovation 21st Century Workforce

James Holmes

Senior Lecturer of Theatre Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Part-time lecturer of Theatre Arts

ProTools Adobe Premiere Photoshop Final Cut Pro QLab