Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Chris Foss

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Foss specializes in 19th-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies.

British Victorian Novel Oscar Wilde British Literature Since 1800 British Romantic Literature British Romantic Women Poets

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Ryan Paul

Lecturer of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. history, cultural history, and the beginnings of Utah's National Parks.

Utah National Parks History Utah Parks Company American History History Through Film Historic Preservation

Priya Rehal

MA in Communication and Culture, Fan Studies Researcher · Independent

Montreal and Toronto based researcher and educator

Race Race Culture and Ethnicity Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Race Gender and Sexuality Sexual and Gender Identity

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

Greg Garrett

Professor of English · Baylor University

Writer and Professor of English at Baylor University

Fiction Writing Screenwriting Religion and Culture

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Boris Cherniak

president · Hypnotist The Incredible BORIS

Motivational Hypnotist and comedian as seen on Maury, Montel, Howie Mandel Show, Comics, The Vegas Show

Comedy Hypnotism Show Mind Control Comedian Motivational Team Building

Dean Scheibel

Lecturer of Communication Studies & Chair of IDAP, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Lecturer of Communication Studies & Chair of IDAP

Organizational Communication Sororities, Graffiti, Rumors, Faking Identity, Rock Music, and Surfing

Zach Whalen

Associate Professor of Communication Studies · University of Mary Washington

Associate Professor of Communication Studies at University of Mary Washington

Digital Media Video Games

Amanda Herring

Assistant Professor of Art History, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Assistant Professor of Art History

Art History Ancient Greek Art & Architecture Ancient Roman Art & Architecture

Marianne Krawczyk

Lecturer and Video Game Writer · Loyola Marymount University

Marianne Krawczyk is a screenwriter and video game writer.

Game Writing Writing for Animation Screenwriting Computer Programming Creative Writing

Ken Salah

Theatre Arts professor and program coordinator · Cambrian College

Ken has worked in all disciplines of Lighting, Live Theatre, Film, Video and Architectural, in a career spanning 40 years.

Lighting Design Theatre Set Design Theatrical Production Video Production

Gary Richards

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Richards' research focuses on Southern literature.

Southern Literature and Culture American Fiction Contemporary Drama English Harper Lee