David Fiorenza

Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

David Fiorenza is an expert in local economic impact, the economics of the hospitality industry and state budgetary negotiations

Business Microeconometrics Urban Development Municipal Finance Public Sector

Rob DeConto

Professor and Co-Director of the School of Earth and Sustainability · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rob DeConto is one of the world's leading experts on modeling polar ice sheets, sea level rise and ocean response to climate change.

Ice Sheets and Sea Level Antarctica Glaciology Climatology Earth System Modeling

Eyuphan Bulut, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Bulut's research interests include wireless networks and mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and social networks

Mobile Computing: Wireless Networks Cyber-physical Systems Mobile Social Networks Wireless Charging Security: Cyber Security Network Security Privacy and Trust Mobile (3G/4G) Systems: Mobile Packet Core Cloud Mobile Data Offloading Big Data: Internet of Things (IoT) Crowd-sensing Mobile Data Mining and Supervised Learning

Karla McKanders

Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in refugee and immigration Law. Runs Vanderbilt's Immigration Practice Clinic.

Asylum Law Refugees Civil Rights Refugee Law Immigration

Becky McCray

Expert for Small Towns · SaveYour.Town

Practical steps you can put into action right away to shape a better future for your community

Nonprofits Entrepreneurship Social Capital Community Development Small Town

Rajiv Garg

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Scientist, Teacher, Speaker, and Consultant for Data Enabled Digital Innovation and Transformation

Digital Entrepreneurship Network Data Science Mobile Economy Social Media Economics of Information

Stephen M. Strader, PhD

Assistant Professor of Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Stephen Strader, PhD, is an expert on the interaction of climate change, natural hazards, and society.

Wildfires Severe Weather Hazards and Society Natural Hazards Geographic Information Systems

Douglas Harris

Professor of Economics & Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education · Tulane University

Douglas Harris' expertise lies in economics for education, teacher labor markets, productivity measurements and incentive design.

Economics of Education Incentive Design Teacher Labor Markets Productivity Measurement Test-Based Accountability

Milos Manic, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Manic conducts research in the areas of machine learning, software defined networks and human-machine interfaces.

Computational Intelligence Techniques (Machine Learning) with Applications in Energy Cybersecurity and Human Machine Interfaces Software Defined Networks Fuzzy Neural Data Mining Techniques Energy Security Human-machine Interfaces

Micah Berman

Assistant Professor I Moritz College of Law & College of Public Health · The Ohio State University

Micah Berman is assistant professor of public heath and law at Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Public Policy Public Health Legal Doctrine Tobacco Policy

Isaac Martin

Professor and Chair of Urban Studies and Planning · UC San Diego

Isaac Martin's research focuses on social inequalities and politics.

Tax Policy Social Theory Urban Sociology Social Inequality and Poverty Quantitative Analysis

Daniel Silke

Director · Political Futures Consultancy

Acclaimed presenter of outstanding keynotes on Global Future Trends for corporates, conferences & conventions around the world.

Global Future Trends Consumer of the Future Emerging Brics Economies Africa South Africa

Jodi Magness, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies. Adjunct Appointment, Department of Classics. Faculty member, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Curriculum in Archaeology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Magness' research interests include Jerusalem, Qumran & the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, Masada and the Roman Army in the East.

Jerusalem Judaism Ancient Pottery Archaeology of Ancient Palestine Ancient Synagogues

Jessica Smith

W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government · UNC-Chapel Hill

Working with judicial system stakeholders to promote evidence-based criminal justice reform; over-criminalization, bail reform and more.

Post-Conviction Procedure Judicial Education Criminal Justice Reform Bail and Pretrial Release Criminal Law and Procedure

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

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

Daniel Reichman

Associate Professor · University of Rochester

Expert on the cultural responses to economic change, especially the anthropology of trade and globalization in Latin America

Latin American Development Trade and Globalization in Latin America Latin America Politics Latin American Immigration Cultural Anthropology

Lisa Kahn

Professor of Economics · University of Rochester

Kahn's research focuses on labor economics with interests in organizations and education

Economic Downturns Contract Theory Economics of Organizations

Mica Pollock

Professor of Education Studies · UC San Diego

Mica Pollock's many books examine racism in everyday places and what opportunities diversity can foster.

STEM Education and Careers Race Issues Diversity Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Equity in Education

Karen Busby

Professor of Law & Director, Centre for Human Rights Research · University of Manitoba

Karen Busby teaches Constitutional Law, Gender and the Law, Human Rights and Administrative Law

Constitutional Law Human Rights Sexual Violence Assisted Human Reproduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law