Douglas M. Brugge, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Professor Brugge is an expert in occupational and environmental health.

Health Communication Asthma Wildfires Air Quality Environmental Health

Marc Clauson, Ph.D.

Professor of History and Law · Cedarville University

Specializes in Legal topics, Constitutional law cases, Policy issues (e. g., health care, environment, etc.), Political philosophy

Legal Topics Constitutional Law Cases Policy Issues Political Philosophy Economic Philosophy

Tara Truax

Client Relationship Expert, Direct Response Marketing Expert, Author, Speaker · Tara Truax Companies, LLC

Business Accelerator, Speaker, Author

Coaching Small Business Customer Service Business & Leadership Woman in Business

Bethany Berger, J.D.

Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Professor of Law with a focus on federal Indian law and property law.

Legal History Property Law Tribal Law Litigation and Policy Federal Indian Law

Bern Grush

Strategy | Vice President Innovation · Grush Niles Strategic | PayBySky

Transportation innovator, writer, speaker. Deployment and social policy: automated vehicles, parking, mobility as a service, & road tolling.

Autonomous Vehicles Self-driving cars Driverless cars Parking Reform Road Tolling

Paul Loeb

Founder · The Campus Election Engagement Project

Author and lecturer on civic engagement

Citizen Activism Community Involvement Political Hope Students Youth Involvement

Akshaya Jha

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Akshaya Jha’s research interests lie at the intersection of energy and environmental economics and industrial organization.

Energy Solar Energy Wholesale Electricity Supply Environmental Economics Industrial Organization

Robert Lindeman

Sleep Consultant · Robert Lindeman Sleep Consultant

Robert Lindeman is a Lay Leader at his Synagogue, Congregation Kehillath Israel.

Community Religion Volunteering Sailing Acapella

Marcus Crews, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Microfoundations Entrepreneurial Cognition Strategic Cognition

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Central America Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes

Jared Starr

Sustainability Scientist in the College of Natural Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jared Starr's research analyzes how economic inequality shapes the distribution of environmental benefits and harms.

Economic Inequality Environmental Conservation Income Distribution Global Economy

Lea Deesing

Assistant City Manager, former CIO · City of Riverside

Motivate staff and spark innovation. Encourage kids to pursue STEM fields. Increase government transparency and improve cyber security.

Information Technology Innovation Leadership STEM Education Government

Donna Thomson

Author, Caregiving Activist · McMaster University

Author and Leader in family caregiving - disability and aging Instructor, McMaster University Vice-Chair, Kids Brain Health Network

Health Care Navigation Family Caregiving Resilience Strategic Advocacy Teaching, Coaching

Mitra Fakhrashrafi

Curator and Librarian · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Mitra Fakhrashrafi (she/her) is an independent curator and librarian interested in sanctuary and indebted to border abolition organizing.

Libraries and Information Science Museum Studies Mixed Media Digital Media Curation

Derek Riley, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Derek Riley is an expert in machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, simulation, and high-performance computing.

Machine Learning Deep Learning Computational Science Computer Science Algorithms

Ken Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean · Florida Atlantic University

Ken Johnson's research covers housing, housing cycles, and mortgage markets.

Rental Housing Real Estate Markets Homeownership Real Estate Real Estate Economics

Ethan Segal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Japanese history, politics, foreign relations, society, social issues, earthquakes & tsunami, food, film and pop culture, women and gender.

Japan Constitution Ancient History (Japan) Tsunami Earthquakes Japanese History East Asia

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Elizabeth Cannon

President and Vice-Chancellor · University of Calgary

Dr. Elizabeth Cannon is the eighth president and vice-chancellor of the University of Calgary

Higher Education Leadership Geomatics Engineering Board Leadership Community Relations Executive Leadership

Kitty Kelly Epstein, Ph.D.

Faculty Trustee + Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Activist, organizing for power

Action Orientated Research Leadership & Change Structural Inequality and Diversity Research and Action On the Racial Wealth Gap Resident Engagement in Urban Policy