Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving

Hashem Ashrafiuon, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Director of the Center for Nonlinear Dynamics & Control | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Hashem Ashrafiuon, PhD, is an expert on robotics, autonomous vehicles, and nonlinear dynamics and control.

Drones Advanced Dynamics Robotics System Dynamics Multibody Dynamics

Prof. Rudi Westendorp

Professor · Leiden University Medical Center

Professor Westendorp conducts research, provides education and pursues societal innovations to advance the quality of life of older people

Gerontology Research Geriatrics Epidemiology of Ageing

Sherri Green, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Associate Professor Department of Maternal and Child Health, Research Fellow Sheps Center For Health Services Research · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor in the Gillings School of Public Health, with interests in substance use disorders and chronic health conditions rural populations

Rural Health Care Access Opioids Maternal and child health Drug Addiction and Treatment Public Health Policy Research

Stephen Hernandez

Assistant Professor of Specialized Programs in Education · Hofstra University

Stephen Hernandez is a specialist in teacher certification, special education and early childhood special education.

Collaboration Special Education Teacher Certification Early Childhood Special Education

Peter Smith Ring, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Networks and Strategic Alliances Public Sector-Private Sector Collaboration Inter-organizational Relationships Strategic Management

Liat Ayalon, Ph.D.

Professor · Bar Ilan University

I am a clinical psychologist and a Professor at Bar Ilan University.

Combating Ageism Formal and Informal Care for Older Adults Mental Health Health Policy Research Mental Health Service Use and Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults

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

Amy Saxe-Custack

Assistant Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Dr. Saxe-Custack is a Registered Dietitian and Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

Chronic Diseases Pediatric Nutrition Fresh Foods

Todd R. Boyette, Ph.D.

Director, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Todd Boyette is an expert in university-based informal science education and a co-founder of the North Carolina Science Festival.

Global leadership in university-based science outreach Working with scientists to engage the public Astronaut training at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Informal science education Science centers and museums in North Carolina

David Takacs

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: takacsd@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4845 / Office 329-200

Climate Change Law Environmental Law Earth Systems Science Biodiversity Law International Environmental Law

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

Emilie Townes

Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics

Mark Warschauer

Professor of Education and Informatics · UC Irvine

Mark Warschauer is a Professor of Education and Informatics at the University of California, Irvine.

Literacy Educational Technology Online Learning Education Language

Concepcion Barrio

Associate Professor · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Barrio has a national reputation in mental health services research, particularly the interaction of ethnicity & effective clinical practice

Aging Diversity/Cross Cultural Mental Health

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

Tamara Erickson

Founder & CEO · Tammy Erickson Associates

Top 50 global business thinker, award-winning author, and expert on organizations, the changing workforce, and generations at work

Executive Development Organizational Leadership Leadership Education Strategic Planning Management Consulting

Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Suzanne Paschall

Coach · FreshVoice

Creative Opportunity Catalyst, Founder of Indie Ink Publishing

Crowdfunding Ncfa Adoption Collaborative Publishing Personal Branding

Abbey Stemler

Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Stemler is a leading scholar on the sharing economy and the regulation of platform-based technologies.

Sharing Economy Internet Regulation Technology Law