Ellen Peters

Professor of Psychology, Director of the Decision Sciences Collaborative & Professor of Medicine | Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Decision psychology expert, with a penchant for the study of numeracy, risk and uncertainty

Numeracy Affect and Information Processing Human Decision-Making Judgement Risk Perceptions

Dr Phil Porter

Reader in Geoscience and Geoscience Education · University Alliance

Phil studies the response of glaciers to a warming world. He’s led expeditions to some of the last true wilderness areas on our planet.

Meltwater Global Warming Geoscience Glaciers Ice Sheets

Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

Alexandra Lahav, J.D.

Ellen Ash Peters Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Alexandra Lahav specializes in complex litigation.

Drug and Device Litigation Opioid Litigation Torts Courts Class Actions

Stephen Rich

Professor of Microbiology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Stephen Rich studies zoonotic diseases, with a focus on tick-borne diseases and human malaria. He is the director TickReport.

Alpha-gal Zoonotic Diseases Malaria Research Parasitic diseases Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases

Robert Walker

Professor · University of Florida

Robert Walker is a human geographer with training in statistics and economics who studies land cover change processes.

The Amazon Latin American Studies Land Use Change Modeling Geospatial Analysis and Techniques Land-Climate Interactions

Joleah Lamb

Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · UC Irvine

Joleah Lamb's research focuses on natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs in coastal regions.

Coral Reefs Ecosystems Conservation Biology Ocean Health Ocean Pollution Disease Ecology

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Buck Goldstein, J.D., M.Ed.

Professor of the Practice, Department of Economics & University Entrepreneur in Residence, The Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in entrepreneurship, venture capital, research universities as agents of societal change, university governance & strategic planning.

Financial Service Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Leadership Entrepreneurial Education Business Planning

Tiffany Field, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Over thirty years of research on the positive effects of touch

Infant Mental Health Alternative Therapies High-Risk Infants Depression Research Methods

Bruno Takahashi

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Bruno Takahashi's research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs and the links between media and policy.

Risk Communication Environment Journalism Environmental Communication Science Communication Environmental Behaviors

Arjun Krishnan

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Arjun Krishnan develops and applies computational data-driven approaches to unravel how our genome relates to health and disease.

Precision Medicine Big Data Genome-wide molecular networks Computational Biology Machine Learning

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

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Jean McNeil

Professor of Creative Writing · University of East Anglia

She is the author of 14 books & much of her writing has drawn on landscapes, the environment & climate change.

Creative Writing Contemporary African Literature Environmental Writing Creative Non-fiction Contemporary Canadian Fiction

Adrian Marchetti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Adrian Marchetti investigates how phytoplankton are affected by their environment and in turn, influence ocean biogeochemistry.

Microbial Ecology Molecular Biology Biological Oceanography Marine Ecology Aquatic Biogeochemical Processes

Bethany Lacina

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Rochester

Bethany Lacina is an expert in civil and ethnic conflict.

Migration International Relations Territorial Autonomy Civil Conflict Ethnic Conflict

Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Brian Gunter

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Brian Gunter's research activities involve various aspects of spacecraft missions and their applications.

Flight Mechanics and Control Systems Design and Optimization

Cristina (Maria) Tirado

Clinical Assistant Professor of Environmental Science · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Sustainability Health Climate Change Food