Erin Szikora

Curator, Researcher, and Beadwork Artist · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Erin Szikora is an emerging curator, researcher, and beadwork artist of Cayuga, Scottish, and Hungarian ancestry.

Deborah Cullinan

Chief Executive Officer · YBCA

Deborah is a leading advocate on the pivotal role artists & cultural organizations play in shaping our social & political landscape.

Nonprofit Management Civic Engagement COVID Recovery Unemployment Philanthropy

John Sabo

Director · Tulane ByWater Institute; Professor, Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering, Tulane University

Sabo is an expert in river ecology and water resources.

River Food Web Ecology Fisheries Freshwater Sustainability River ecology

Daphnie Sicre

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts

Performance Pedagogy Dramaturgy Theatre from el Siglo del Oro Theatre of the Oppressed Entertainment

Alex Glosenberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Vocational Psychology Workforce and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship International Entrepreneurship Career Development

Missy LeBlanc

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Missy LeBlanc is a curator and writer of Métis, Nēhiyaw, and Polish decent currently based in Moh’kins’stis (Calgary).

Contemporary Art Indigenous Art Curatorial Studies Art History Art

Rhonda Waller-Dang

Lecturer · Marital and Family Therapy/Art Therapy/LMU

Lecturer of Marital & Family Therapy/Art Therapy

Margarita R. Ochoa

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of History · Loyola Marymount University

Department of History, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Colonial Latin American History Women, Family, and the Law in Colonial Latin America Race, racial mixture, racial classifications in colonial Latin America Aztec Empire (aka Mexicas; aka Triple Alliance) Law and Legal Culture

Parshati Patel

Science Communication · Stellar Dreams

An astrophysicist turned science communicator, space educator, author and space artist with a passion to bring space to the public!

Sci Art STEM Education Astrophyics Astronomy Planetary Science