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

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD

The Diana & James Yacobucci ’73 Assistant Professor, Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD, is an expert in public finance.

Business Taxicab Medallions Cable Regulation Tax Compliance and Tax Evasion Public Pensions

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Martha Radice

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology · Dalhousie University

An anthropologist who studies the social, spatial and cultural dynamics of cities.

Urban Studies Public Space Études urbaines Espace public Multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism

Colin Polsky, Ph.D.

Director of the Florida Center for Environmental Studies · Florida Atlantic University

Colin Polsky is trained as a geographer, specializing in the human dimensions of global environmental change.

U.S. Climate Vulnerabilities Geography Humanities Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Mathematics

Christian Appy

Professor of History and Director of the Ellsberg Initiative for Peace and Democracy · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Christian Appy has written three books on the Vietnam War and heads the Ellsberg Initiative for Peace and Democracy

The Vietnam War Whistle-blowers Daniel Ellsberg U.S. Foreign Policy 20th and 21st Century U.S. History

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities

Steven Sheffrin

Professor of Economics · Tulane University

Steven Sheffrin’s research is focused on property taxation, state corporate taxation, tax fairness and compliance.

Tax Compliance Economics Policy-Oriented ISsues Property Taxation Tax Fairness

Deane Evans

Executive Director, Center for Building Knowledge, Center for Resilient Design · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Deane Evans focuses on creating innovative ways to improve the built environment through better design, better technology and new insights.

LEED AP Building Science Infrastructure Resilient Design and Construction Microgrids Planning, Protection and Control

Julie Brigham-Grette

Professor of Earth, Geographic, and Climate Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Julie Brigham-Grette is an internationally-renowned expert on the Arctic’s climate history and sea-level rise.

Polar climate Arctic Science Sedimentology Glaciology Geological Mapping

Boleslaw Szymanski

Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professor of Computer Science; Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Director, Network Science and Technology Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specializes in network science with a current focus on social and computer networks

Computer Wireless Computation & Information Technology Computer Networks Network Science Energy and the Environment

Jacqueline Murray

3M National Teaching Fellow / Professor of History · University of Guelph

Expert in the history of contemporary sex and gender. An award winning professor and expert on how to improve teaching and student success.

Medieval and Early Modern History Women and Gender Studies Pedagogy in Higher Education Student Learning Outcomes

Rahul Telang

Trustees Professor and Program Chair · Carnegie Mellon University

Rahul Telang is interested in how information and communication technologies (ICTs) information impact consumers, business and policies.

Digitization of Information Intellectual Properity Policy Market Failures Privacy Piracy

Brenda Spotton Visano

University Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies · York University

Spotton Visano engages a variety of research methods to examine ways to improve access to basic financial services for low income Canadians.

Financial Literacy Economic Literacy Social Justice Financial Education Community Outreach

Brianne Gilbert

Managing Director, StudyLA; Senior Lecturer, Political Science; Senior Lecturer, Urban & Environmental Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Social Science Research Public Opinion Research Survey Methodology Geospatial Data Mapping

Kevin Curran

Clinical Assistant Professor of Journalism in Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dual appointment: Instructor in Communication Studies, LMU College of Communication & Fine Arts

Business Communication Media History Media Management Journalism

Christine Hatch

UMass Extension Professor in Earth, Geographic and Climate Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Christine Hatch is a hydrogeologist who studies the intersection between water resources, ecology and climate change,

Dams and Climate-Induced Storms Rewilding Hydrogeology Surface Water-Groundwater Interactions Climate Change

Anthony Maurelli

Professor · University of Florida

Anthony Maurelli studies bacterial genetics to address questions about how bacteria cause gut disease and sexually transmitted infections.

Laboratory Capacity Building Wasterwater Epidemiology Sexually Transmitted Diseases Shigella Genetics and Pathogenesis Bacterial Pathogenesis

Kathy Roberts Forde

Professor of Journalism · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kathy Roberts Forde studies the Black freedom struggle and the press, First Amendment, literary journalism and history of book culture.

African American Freedom Struggle and the Press The First Amendment Journalism History Journalism Literary Journalism

Lily Elefteriadou

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Lily Elefteriadou is an expert on traffic flow theory and traffic operations.

Highway Capacity Analysis Connected Vehicles Traffic Management Traffic Flow Theory Traffic Simulation