Jennifer Pate, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

General Economics Industrial Organization Experimental and Behavioral Economics Applied Microeconomics Public Economics

Brenda Sims Blackwell

Department Chair, Criminal Justice & Criminology · Georgia Southern University

Brenda Sims Blackwells' work focuses on how gender can influence crimes and the legal and social issues that arise from it.

Law and Society Sentencing Gender, Crime, and Justice Criminal Behavior Corrections

Kyle William Bishop

Chair and Professor of English Department · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Steven W. McLaughlin

Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. McLaughlin's research interests are in the general area of communications and information theory

Telecommunications Student Entrepreneurship Student Mental Health

Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, PhD

Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Elizabeth Dowdell, PhD, RN, FAAN, is an expert in the use of social media by adolescents and the health risks posed by online behaviors.

Cyberbullying Health Risk Behaviors in Children and Adolescents Violence and Victimology Sleep Texting Internet Safety

Dave Lunt

Department Chair, Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

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

Sociology American History Ancient Greece Ancient Greek Athletes Classical Studies

David William Hollingsworth, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Training · Fielding Graduate University

Suicide Researcher, LGBTQ+ Mental Health

Suicide African Americans Mental Health LGBTQ+ Mental Health Racial Microaggressions Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Michael A. Posner, PhD

Professor of Statistics and Data Science, Department of Mathematics and Statistics · College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | Villanova University

Michael Posner, PhD, PStat®, is an expert on statistical analysis for medical and health care data, including Medicare overpayment.

Data Science Statistics Education Methods Observational Studies Biostatistics Statistics

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Julia Lee

Professor of English and Graduate Director · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Thomas P. Rausch, S.J.

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Christology Ecclesiology Ecumenism Systematic Theology

Leslie Rose

Conference Speaker & In-house Trainer · Leslie Rose Seminars

Humor, Effective Communication & Customer Service

Humor for Effective Communication Exceptional Customer Service Managing Stress: for Optimists Pessimists and Skeptics Communicate for Success Dealing With Difficult People

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

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Enrollment Management, College of Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Erdem Topsakal received multiple degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Microwave Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia and Ablation Wireless Medical Telemetry (Implantable and Body-centric) and E-Health Medical Applications of Microfluidics (Microfluidic Antennas and Sensors) Novel Microwave Antennas and Arrays

Steve Przymus

Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics & Bilingual Education · Texas Christian University

Dr. Przymus uses applied linguistics to influence positive language ideologies about culturally and linguistically diverse youth.

Language Planning & Policy Assessment in Bilingual Special Education Bilingual Education Models Sociolinguistics Identity

Justin Simard

Assistant Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Justin Simard’s research studies the modern citation of slavery by American judges and lawyers.

Modern Citations of Slavery Legal History Legal Education Slavery

Joyce Bono

Professor · University of Florida

Joyce Bono teaches managers how to create environments that achieve business objectives while supporting employee autonomy and well-being.

Attitudes and Motivation Quality of Work Life Gender at Work Management Leadership

Paul Loeb

Founder · The Campus Election Engagement Project

Author and lecturer on civic engagement

Citizen Activism Community Involvement Political Hope Students Youth Involvement

Mohit Iyyer

Associate Professor of Computer Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Mohit Iyyer's main research interest is in designing deep neural networks for traditional natural language processing tasks.

Artificial Intelligence Chat GPT Machine Learning Natural Language Processing