Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, director of the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center · University of Connecticut

Tracy Rittenhouse is an expert in the study of wildlife populations - bobcats, bear, frogs - within exurban development.

Citizen Science Forest Management Wildlife Populations Wetland Ecology Ranavirus Epidemics

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

Katherine Stewart

Author and Journalist · The Good News Club

Seasoned speaker with expertise in religion, policy, education, and politics.

Anti-Lgbt Bullying Subverting the Teaching of Science and Evolution Controversies Over Sex Education Religion and Student Athletics Peer Evangelism Initiatives

Kitty Kelly Epstein, PhD

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

Caitlin Barry, JD

Assistant Professor of Law; Director, Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic; Co-Director, Community Interpreter Internship Program | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Caitlin Barry, JD, is an expert in immigration law and enforcement, farmworker rights and advocacy for working conditions in the food chain.

Food Justice Farmworkers Immigration Ice Immigration Enforcement

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

Andrew Deener, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Andrew Deener is a professor of sociology at the University of Connecticut.

Food Systems Gentrification Economic Sociology Culture City Development

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

David Victor

Professor of International Relations; Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation · UC San Diego

David Victor's research focuses on highly regulated industries and how regulation affects the operation of major energy markets.

Energy Development Energy Markets Energy Policy Climate Change Sustainable Development

Stephen Huddart

President and CEO – The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation · Social Innovation Generation

Best job in the world! Improving the present and renewing the future of all our communities with empowering social innovation initiatives

Social Innovation Non-Profit and Leadership Social Finance Social Innovation and Resilience

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Political Protests Middle East Peace Process Arab-Israeli Conflict

Andréa Livi Smith

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Smith is an urban planner, preservationist and architectural historian whose research focuses on urban design and preservation.

Gamification Graves and Burial Sites Walkability Preservation Urban Design

Dave Lunt

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

History expert, specializing in ancient Greece, ancient Greek athletics, and the history of the olympic games

History of Athletics Sports and Religion Sports in Ancient Greece Ancient Greece Sports History

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Robert Mikos

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in federalism and drug law, including marijuana legalization.

Hemp Law Sanctuary Cities Opioid Abuse Marijuana legalization Marijuana Law and Policy

Steve Moss

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Steve Moss specializes in tourism, forecasting and quantitative methods

Quantitative Analysis Business Statistics Quantitative Methods Tourism Forecasting

Peter Christensen

Assistant Professor of Art History · University of Rochester

Peter Christensen's specialization is modern architectural and environmental history of Germany, Central Europe and the Middle East.

Architectural design theory and history Critical Digital Humanities Historicism 19th Century Architectural History 20th Century Architectural History

Jennifer Cobbina

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expertise is in topics on race, crime, and policing; protest movements; and prisoner reentry

Race, Crime, and Policing Gender and Crime Race and Crime Prisoner Re-entry

James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Johnson explores community and economic development and the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Entrepeneurship Urban Issues Political Economy Offshoring

Bahar Armaghani

Director and Instructional Associate Professor · University of Florida

Bahar Armaghani is director of the Sustainability and the Built Environment program at the UF College of Design, Construction and Planning.

WELL Sustainability Energy Efficiency LEED Buildings