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

Marcello Canuto

Professor and Director of the Middle American Research Institute · Tulane University

Marcello Canuto researches integrative mechanisms that the ancient Maya used to build and maintain a socio-politically complex society.

Ancient Maya Anthropology Mesoamerica Archaeological Remote Sensing Socio-Political Complexity

Todd Powell-Williams, PhD

Associate Professor of Sociology · Augusta University

Professor Powell-Williams is an expert in social movements, social control, religion, police science and symbolic interactionism.

Social Control Police Science Religion Symbolic Interactionism

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

Michael Scullin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Professor Scullin’s research investigates how sleep physiology impacts memory, education, health, and aging.

Neuroscience Sleep Physiology Cognitive Neuroscience Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Psychology

John Cook

President and CEO · Greenchip Financial Corp.

John offers a unique and often entertaining perspective on challenges and opportunities presented by the emerging environmental economy.

Sustainable Investing Cleantech Socially Responsible Investing Environmental Economic Development Environmentally Responsible Investing

Michael Vandenbergh

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in environmental law and how private industry can help slow climate change.

Environmental Law Corporate Environmental Behavior Carbon Emissions Organizational Culture Climate Change Research

Benn R. Konsynski

George S. Craft Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Electronic data interchange (EDI) Channel systems Electronic integration Information partnerships Digital Commerce

Professor Jonathan Bamber

Professor of Glaciology · University of Bristol

Specialist in ice sheets and the impact of melting ice on sea levels

Satellite Remote Sensing Geoscience Ice Mapping Greenland Glaciers

Mark Wilson

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in urban planning, disruptive technologies (internet, autonomous vehicles) and mega events (Olympics, World Cup)

Disruptive Technology Industrial Parks Internet and Cities Autonomous Vehicles Mega Events (Olympics, World Cup, Expos)

Joris Claeys

Managing Director - Chief Engagement Officer - Principal Partner · ecoNVERGE – CAPix - ViVaTicA - ecoNOVATE - ARTconnectsLIFE - ARTronomy | PORT[expertise] | eco.AHCIL

Change Cultivator | Think, act & lead WITHOUT the box! Promoting 5P's of sustainable thrivability! Coaching OD-WST-AI-TEAL – ARTconnectsLIFE

Change Facilitation Organizational Development Whole Systems Transition Change Facilitation – Appreciative Inquiry Whole Systems Transformation Organizational development TEAL reorganization Corporate & public sustainability management resilience building to thrivability intellectual- social- & natural capital

Olivier Walther

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Olivier Walther focuses on cross-border trade and transnational political violence in North and West Africa.

Africa Borders Cities Conflict Regional Integration

Monder Ram

Director, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship & Professor of Small Business · Aston University

Professor Ram is an authority on small business & ethnic minority entrepreneurship research & has appeared frequently in the media.

Industrial Sociology Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship SMEs in the West Midlands Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship SMEs

Ivan Hernandez

EMEIA Digital & Emerging Tech Community Leader · EY

Former Flying Trapeze Artist turned Change Catalyst. Speaker on IoT, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Business Development.

Digital Transformation Customer Experience Experience Design Internet of Things IoT & Mobility

Greg Payne

Vice President, Portfolio Management · Investeco Capital Corp.

You thought only Kermit was green? Supporting investments in the environmental economy is a passion for Greenchip's Portfolio Manager

Cleantech Green Investing Socially Responsible Investing Green Economic Development Cities and Sustainable Development

Allan Havis

Professor of Playwriting and Department Chair · UC San Diego

The Department of Theatre and Dance chair, Allan Havis is a playwright and novelist, and researches American cult cinema

Arts in Higher Education American and Contemporary Literature Fiction Writing Theater Playwriting

Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Marybeth Shinn

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair, Department of Human and Organizational Development · Vanderbilt University

Expert in how to prevent and end homelessness

Affordable Housing Social Exclusion Homelessness Poverty