David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Name, Image, and Likeness Mobility Venture Capital Blockchain Digital Transformation

Justin Levitt

Professor of Law · Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University

Gerald T. McLaughlin Fellow | Associate Dean for Research

Election Law Mueller Report First Amendment Constitutional Law Legislative Process

Sheema Khan

Patent Agent · Shapiro Cohen LLP

Patent Agent. Writer. Speaker (Tedx)

Science and Technology Human Rights Muslim Current Affairs' Muslim Feminism Intellectual Property

John Aerni-Flessner

Assistant Professor of African History · Michigan State University

John Aerni-Flessner is a historian of 20th century Africa, specializing in the history of Lesotho and the history of the Lansing area.

Urban Renewal in Lansing Decolonization Development History Lesotho Southern African History

Lowell Gustafson, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lowell Gustafson, PhD, is an expert in the politics, political structure and cultural heritage of Latin America.

Political Science International Political Economy Latin American Politics International Relations Theories Politics

Yvette Lapayese

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Youth Participatory Action Research Critical and Feminist Methodologies Feminist Theories and Epistemologies Critical Social Theories Critical Media Literacy

Roberta Lexier

Associate Professor, Department of General Education · Mount Royal University

Activist and university professor with a teaching and research focus on social movements, social activism, and social change.

Social Movements Student Movements Feminism Women's Movements Indigenous Movements

Kerstin Fisk

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Conflict Processes Refugees Civil Conflict and Violence Preventive Force and Drones International Relations

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on U.S. and international reproductive politics, child welfare policy and transnational and transracial adoption.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Professor Saffron Karlsen

Associate Professor in Sociology · University of Bristol

Investigating ethnicity and ethic identities to overcome discrimination

FGM Prejudice Identity Ethnic Backgrounds Race

Karon N. LeCompte, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction · Baylor University

Karon LeCompte, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Social Studies Education

Social Studies Education Civics Education Leadership Elementary Education Action Research

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

Linda Tropp

Professor of Social Psychology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Linda Tropp's research looks at how people’s group membership effects how we see and experience our relationships with other people.

Responses to prejudice Social Psychology Intergroup Relations Intergroup Conflict Intergroup Interactions

Massimo Faggioli, PhD

Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Massimo Faggioli, PhD, is an expert on the history and administrative inner workings of the Catholic Church and of the papacy.

Pope Francis Religion Catholicism and World/European Politics Historical Theology and Ecclesiology American Catholicism

Jingsi Christina Wu

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Media studies scholar Jingsi Wu focuses her research on the crossroads of entertainment media, politics, civic engagement, and culture.

Media Studies Political Communication and Social Media Chinese Media Cultural Sociology Game Studies

Jeffrey Bennett

Associate Professor of Communication Studies · Vanderbilt University

Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.

Queer Healthcare Queer vernacular LGBTQ Health HIV Prevention HIV & AIDS

Anita Anantharam

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Anita Anantharam’s research interests include nationalism and feminism in South Asia, women's movements, food and cultural studies.

Women and Business Inclusion Diversity Developing World Emerging Markets

Jessie Thomson

Senior Director, Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Team · CARE Canada

Leading expert in humanitarian assistance and refugee protection

Humanitarian Assistance International Development Refugee Protection Forced Migration Gender and Emergencies

Pamela Radcliff

Professor and Chair · UC San Diego

Professor Radcliff is a historian of Modern Spain, whose research has focused on mass politics, gender and democratic transitions

Fascism Gender History Modern European History European Labor History Modern Spain

Edward Murphy

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Edward Murphy is an expert on mass urbanization, inequality, state formation, and squatting in Chile; Latinx immigration and deportations

Latinxs in the US Squatting Urbanization Property Relations Latin America