Steven E. Harris

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Harris is an expert on modern Russian and European history.

The Russian Novel Conspiracy Theories Socialism French History Russian History

A.R. Siders

Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center; Assistant Professor, Biden School of Public Policy and Administration · University of Delaware

Prof. Siders' research focuses on climate change adaptation policies with an emphasis on managed retreat.

Flood Exposure & Resilience Climate & Disaster Study Managed Retreat Environmental Justice Climate-related Hazards

Ellen Woodsworth

Chairperson · Women Transforming Cities International Society

Ellen Woodsworth is an international speaker and urban consultant on gender and intersectional planning

Women Public Speaking Gender Intersectional Planning Cities

Kim Davies, PhD

Dean of Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. Kim Davies, Dean of the Pamplin College, is a sociologist available to discuss homicide.

Gender-Based Violence Sociology Of Homicide Social Equality Murder Sociology

Abraham Cable

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: cablea@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4853 / Office 367-200

Business Law Mergers & Acquisitions Legal Ethics Corporate Finance Corporate Governance

Sarah Reckhow

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Sarah Reckhow is an expert on education policy, urban and state politics, and philanthropy and nonprofits in public policy.

Philanthropy Racial Politics State Politics Education Policy Every Student Suceeds Act

Jeff Cohen, Ph.D.

Professor of Real Estate and Finance · University of Connecticut

Jeffrey Cohen is an expert on how airport noise, transit and highway infrastructure improvements impact real estate.

Residential Real Estate Applied Spatial Econometrics Real Estate Economics and Finance Transportation and Real Estate

Leslie Kern

Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program · Mount Allison University

Expert in urban social issues, including gentrification, gender, and inequalities.

Gentrification/Displacement Gender Cities Urban Affairs Enviromental Justice

Kassra Oskooii

Associate Professor, American Politics, Political Psychology and Race and Ethnic Politics; Director of Internships · University of Delaware

Prof. Oskooii's research expertise include political psychology, public opinion, voting rights and redistricting.

Race and Ethnic Politics Political Psychology Public Opinion Voting Rights Redistricting

Craig M. Wheeland, PhD

Senior Vice Provost for Academics; Professor of Public Administration · Villanova University

Craig M. Wheeland , PhD, is an expert in urban politics, local government, and public administration.

Public Administration Urban Politics Local Government Higher Education Academic Integrity

Barbara Mennel

Professor/Chair/Director · University of Florida

Barbara Mennel’s research interests are transnational cinematic practices and the intersection of urban studies and film studies.

Urban Studies and Film Feminist Theory Humanities Film Studies German Studies

Jase Bernhardt

Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Rip Tide safety Hurricanes Climatology Climate Change Weather

Benjamin Hebblethwaite

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Ben Hebblethwaite's research focuses on the languages and cultures of Haiti, Jamaica, France, Germany and the Netherlands.

Creole Linguistics and Historical Linguistics Cannabis in the Caribbean Caribbean Music and Culture Haitian Culture Jamaica

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

Emma Shaw Crane

Assistant Professor of Urban and Environmental Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

U.S. Empire

Stuart Candy

Associate Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Stuart Candy is an advisor, facilitator, educator, artist and designer with more than twenty years of experience in the futures field.

Speculative Design Future of Work Design Fiction Foresight Transmedia Storytelling

Elizabeth McRae

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Elizabeth McRae’s teaching and research interests include the intersection of race, gender and politics in America and in the modern South.

American History American South Race and Politics Gender and Politics Modern South

Josh Sookman

CEO · Guardly

CEO at Guardly. VC experience. Mentor at JOLT Accelerator and INcubes. Toronto StartupDigest co-curator.

Raising Seed Financing (For Startups) Employee Safety Campus Safety Workplace Violence Working Alone

Mario Lefebvre

Director, Centre for Municipal Studies · The Conference Board of Canada

City Hall 101: Find out what the latest research indicates as it relates to the economic and financial state of North American cities

The Economics of Cities Economic Analysis Centre for Municipal Studies

Iñaki Alday

Dean, Richard Koch Chair in Architecture · Tulane University

Iñaki Alday utilizes a multidisciplinary global vision and social and environmental ethics to examine the role of architecture in society

Sustainable Architecture Eco-ethics Architecture and the Built Enivronment Architecture River City Urban Planning