Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Herman Knopf

Research Scientist; Member of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies · University of Florida

Herman Knopf's current research involves child care accessibility and parent selection of child care.

Early Childhood Education

Solène Delecourt

Assistant Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Researcher focused on inequality in business performance

Management Business Performance Field experiments Entrepreneurship Discrimination

Ann Douglas

Author, Magazine Writer, On-Air Parenting Columnist, Speaker · Independent

A bestselling author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann has been called "Canada's most trusted parenting writer."

Parenting Pregnancy Children Babies Mental Health

Rebecca Johnson

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Victoria

Rebecca Johnson is a pioneer in Canadian law-and-film scholarship.

Intercultural Communication Indigenous Affairs Sexuality and the Law Same-sex Couples Colonialism

Amy Gorin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on long-term weight loss.

Weight Loss Maintenance Behavioral Weight Management Obesity Social Support

Alexandra Greenhill

CEO · myBestHelper

Award-winning physician innovator, tech CEO, community leader, change agent. TEDx. Top 100 WXN most powerful women Canada, Top 40 under 40.

Innovation Health Health & Healing Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tech Companies and Venture Capital

Sam Curry

Chief Product and Security Officer · Cybereason

Sam Curry is an expert in cyber conflict and security, information security management and enabling a safe, reliable and connected world.

Computer Security Identity Management Information Serucity Management Network Security Product Marketing

Prof. Ariela Lowenstein

Head, Social Gerontology Center for Research · University of Haifa

Professor Lowenstein's research specializes in intergenerational family relations and caregiving

Carers and Caregiving Intergenerational Family Relations Elder's Quality of Life Gerontological Education Policy Development

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Public administration expert, focusing on child and family policy

The impact of early childhood investments on child well-being Role of policy in family violence and contraception subsidies How policy generates family complexity, data collection and decision making in the child protective system

Elisabeth Gugl

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Dr. Gugl's main research is in family economics, an area that investigates issues such as family formation and dissolution

Family Economics Microeconomic Theory Public Finance Labour Economics Family Formation and Dissolution

Joan C. Williams

Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: williams@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4706 / Office 402-100

Property Law Feminist Legal Theory Work Life Balance Gender and Sexuality in the Law Work Conflict

Jennifer Shinall

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in discrimination, particularly in the areas of gender and disability.

Employer Rights Workplace Rights Gender Discrimination Disability

Wang Feng

Professor of Sociology · UC Irvine

Wang Feng is a leading expert on demography, aging, and inequality.

Comparative Historical Demography Contemporary Chinese Society Social Demography Social Inequality Post-Communist Societies

Steven Wisensale, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Steven Wisensale, Ph.D., is an expert in sports and society as well as labor, gender,and race issues in professional sports.

Maternity Leave Family Leave Policy Social Welfare Policy Baseball

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Myo Thwin Myint, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics; Training Director, Triple Board (Pediatrics/ Psychiatry/ Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) Residency and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Programs · Tulane University

Dr. Myint is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and pediatrician who specializes in LGBTQ health, medical education and advocacy.

Family Violence Adolescent Psychiatry Psychiatry LGBTQ Health Medical Education

Amanda Phalin

Senior Lecturer · University of Florida

Amanda Phalin’s research covers gender issues in business and economics, educational technology, pedagogy and intellectual property rights.

Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights Educational Technology and Pedagogy Environmental Economics Development Economics International Economics

Mical Raz

Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy and Health · University of Rochester

Author of "What's Wrong with the Poor? Psychiatry, Race and the War on Poverty."

Psychiatry Education Policy Race Culture and Ethnicity Poverty & Public Policy Education

Iglika Ivanova

Senior Economist and Public Interest Researcher · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC Office

Iglika Ivanova is Senior Economist and Public Interest Researcher at the BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Poverty Labour Economics Income Distribution Income Inequality Living Wage Policies