Mark Jones

Master of Ceremonies / Awards Host / Compere / Presenter - UK & worldwide · Audio Productions Ltd.

Entertaining MC / Awards Host / Compere / Presenter / Voiceover / Auctioneer / VoG - UK & worldwide.

Presenter Awards Host Auctioneer Master of Ceremonies Compere

Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

Chair on Truth and Reconciliation · Lakehead University

Dr. Wesley-Esquimaux's research addresses unresolved intergenerational trauma and grief primarily within the Canadian Indigenous community.

Community Development Government Community Outreach Leadership Teaching

Jay Zagorsky

Research Scientist | Center for Human Resource Research · The Ohio State University

Research and data collection expert, focusing on the wealth and income of Americans

National Longitudinal Surveys Data Collection Human Resources Economic Theory

Joshua W. Walker, PhD

President & CEO · Japan Society

Walker leads Japan Society to create deep bonds between the US & Japan through programs in culture, education, business, policy & technology

UN Conflict Diplomacy Asia Minor Japanese Language

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Sona Gala, J.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Business Law, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Program Coordinator, Business Law Minor | Faculty Advisor, Business Law Society

Small Business Law Entrepreneurship Business Law

Melanie Szulczewski

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Szulczewki's research focuses on soil science and environmental toxicology.

Earth and Environmental Studies Environmental Issues Climate Change Solar Cooking Soil Science

Arthur Gross-Schaefer, J.D.

Professor of Marketing and Business Law, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Business Law Ethics & Values Business Ethics Legal Ethics Medical Ethics

Erin Devlin

Associate Professor of History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Devlin focuses on race, public memory, and social justice

American Studies Social Justice Race Public Memory American History

Candi Cann, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Baylor Interdiscipinary Core and Religion · Baylor University

Dr. Cann teaches World Cultures, Social World, World Religions, and Buddhism.

World Religions Buddhism Death and Dying Digital Afterlife Modern Mourning Practices

Mark D. Weinstein, M.S.

Executive Director of Public Relations · Cedarville University

Mark D. Weinstein has worked in higher education since 1988, the past 12 years as executive director of public relations at Cedarville.

Public Affairs and Communications Organizational Leadership Higher Education Public Relations Marketing

Robert Foster

Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies, Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities · University of Rochester

Robert Foster is an expert on globalization and material culture. His focus has been on Papua New Guinea

Lewis Henry Morgan Melanesia Commercial Media Globalization Material Culture

Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Dougherty focuses on the impact of religion on other realms of social life such as community involvement, politics, and work

Religious Education Religion Sociology of Religion Religion Politics & Culture Facebook in Education

Christopher Finlay

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Communication Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Communication Studies

New Media Global Communications Journalism Qualitative Research Policy Analysis

Michael Neaylon

Accreditation, Sponsorship & Strategic Alliance Manager · MCME Pty Ltd

Brand Speaker, Author and Mentor

Master of Ceremonies Personal Brand Branding & Marketing

Jan McInnis

CEO · The Work Lady

unique keynotes on using humor in business

Master of Ceremonies Humor in the Workplace Keynotes Humor writing

John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

Marc Gallicchio, PhD

Professor and Chair of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Marc Gallicchio, PhD, is an expert on World War II, U.S. foreign relations, East Asia, modern military history and modern U.S. history.

History Modern Military History U.S. Foreign Policy Modern U.S. History World War II

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics · University of Connecticut

Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution

Cancer Susceptibility Genomics Genome Stability