Noor Aftab

Director Finance · Shahina Aftab Foundation

Business Growth Expert || Social Media Strategist || International Speaker

Women in Finance & Business

Arindrajit Dube

Provost Professor of Economics · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Arin Dube’s research focuses on labor economics, fiscal policy, minimum wage policies, income inequality and the economics of conflict.

Unemployment Benefits Public Finance Labor Economics Fiscal Policy Minimum Wage Policies

Veena Dubal

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: dubalv@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4860 / Office 364-200

Critical Race Theory Sociology of Social Movements Legal Anthropology Work Law Law and Social Change

Wayne Roberts

principal · Will Work for Food Policy

engaging speaker; expert on food issues ; connects local food, jobs, health and environment

Local Food Production Sustainable Food Green Jobs Food Charters Community Organizing & Development

Elena Gaura

Professor of Pervasive Computing · Coventry University

Professor Elena Gaura is Professor of Pervasive Computing at Coventry University.

Advanced Measurement Systems Technology for Displaced Communities Computing Wireless Sensor Networks Energy Access

Giorgio Rizzoni

Director, Center for Automotive Research| Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering · The Ohio State University

Professor Rizzoni is Director of the Center for Automotive Research and the Ford Motor Company Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

System dynamics, measurements, control, and fault diagnosis with application to automotive systems. Future ground vehicle propulsion systems, including advanced Diesel engines, electric and hybrid-electric drivetrains, and fuel cell systems. Sustainable mobility

Jonathan Gilligan

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.

Atmospheric Science Environmental Policy Climate Change Water Conservation Risk Management

Patrick Flavin, Ph.D.

Bob Bullock Professor of Political Science · Baylor University

Dr. Flavin focuses on political inequality, the impact of politics and public policies on citizens’ quality of life, and state politics.

Politics Inequality State Politics Teachers' Unions and Politics Quality of Life

Liam Matthew Brockey

Professor of History · Michigan State University

Expert in Early Modern History, with focus on European Empires and Roman Catholicism.

Colonialism Portuguese Empire European Empires Missionaries Portugal

Julie A. Hoggarth, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Researcher and teacher seeking to cultivate an understanding of the distinct ways of life of ancient populations

Radiocarbon dating Environmental Archaeology Art History Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions Archaeology

Eric Jackson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, CTI and Director CTSRC · University of Connecticut

Autonomous Vehicles Safety data integration and analysis Transportation Data Systems Web-based data collection, distributuon, and analysis Remote sensing and geographic information systems

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies; Director of Environmental Health Science · Baylor University

Dr. Brooks examines water quality, environmental health & contaminants, and sustainability issues, particularly in rapidly urbanizing areas.

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Harmful Algal Blooms Urbanization Sustainability Issues Environmental Contaminants

Edmund McGarrell

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Edmund McGarrell is an expert in violence prevention, evidence-based crime policy, and community- and problem-oriented policing.

Gun, Gang and Drug Related Crime Violence Reduction Community Policing

Dr Moura Mehravar

Lecturer, Civil Engineering · Aston University

Dr Mehravar has extensive research experience in the field of computational mechanics and experimental modelling.

Smart Infrastructure Energy Geotechnics Offshore Geotechnics Computational Mechanics Numerical Analysis

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

Deborah Cohen

Senior Natural Scientist · RAND Corporation

Senior Natural Scientist at RAND Corporation and Professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School

Food Obesity Public Health Diet Exercise

E. Alison Holman

Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

E. Alison Holman studies the early post-event predictors of co-morbid trauma-related mental and physical health problems.

Physical health Acute Stress Acute Stress & Cardiovascular Disease Psychological Trauma Media Exposure

Maurie Cohen

Professor, Humanities · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Maurie's research is centered in the field of environmental/sustainability social science

Socio-Technical Transition Management Sustainable Consumption Sustainability Science Environmental Social Science Environmental Policy

Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Chancellor's Professor · UC Irvine

Jeffrey specializes in modern Chinese cultural history & world history, who has written on many contemporary as well as historical issues

Urban Globalization China Protest Gender

Tim DeSchriver

Associate Professor of Sport Management; Area Head - Sport Management · University of Delaware

Prof. DeSchriver’s research is in sport finance, economics and marketing; specifically professional sport and collegiate athletics.

Sport Management Sports Finance Professional Sport Collegiate Athletics