Rena Palloff, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Works with academic institutions and organizations to develop effective online distance learning programs

Social Media Mobile Technology Online Teaching and Learning Faculty Development Information Systems and Change

Prof. Suzanne Garon

Professor · School of Social Work, University of Sherbrooke

Ph. D. in Sociology (Frankfurt, Germany, 1992) is a full professor at the School of Social Work of the University of Sherbrooke

Age-friendly Environments Social Work Lifelong Learning Gerontology Research Community Development

Marc Smith

Chief Social Scientist · Connected Action

Internet sociologist, using social network analysis and visualization to map and understand social media

Social Media Social Networks Business Collaboration Information Visualization

Dr. Lyn Phillipson

Associate Professor & Principle Research Fellow · University of Wollongong Australia

Lyn is an award-winning public health academic involved in research and action to promote aged and dementia friendly communities

Public Health Qualitative Methods Ageing Dementia Vulnerability

Dr. Prakash Tyagi

Executive Director of GRAVIS and Founder-Director of GRAVIS Hospital · GRAVIS

In his academics, he has studied Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and International Public Health.

Reproductive Health Disaster Risk Reduction Geriatric Medicine Medicine Public Health

Jason Ohler, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Leading integration of technology effectively, creatively, wisely, with a sense of fun and purpose

Distance Education Learning Theory and Application Communications Theory Media Psychology Assessment of Technological Impact

Emily A. Greenfield, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Social Work · Rutgers

Dr. Greenfield's research addresses how early life experiences matter for aging. She also studies age-friendly community change processes.

Ageing Life Course Human Development Social Services Theory Development Loneliness

Kyle Whyte

Timnick Chair in the Humanities · Michigan State University

Expert in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, environmental philosophy

Ethics of Knowledge Exchange Environmental Philosophy and Ethics Indigenous Environmental Studies Climate Justice Climate Change

Lynn Blanchard, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Center for Public Service · UNC-Chapel Hill

Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Director of the Carolina Center for Public Service at UNC

Community Engagement Civic Engagement Philanthropy Education Community and Team Building Public Service

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

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

Dr. Jane Barratt

Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing

As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.

Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights

Patricia Parker, Ph.D.

Department Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Uses organizational communication theories to explore how discourses of race, gender and class intersect with girls’ and women's leadership.

Community Engagement Girl's and Women's Empowerment Youth Activism Community Engaged Scholarship Social Justice Leadership

Mr. Glenn Miller

Senior Associate · Canadian Urban Institute

Glenn Miller is a Senior Associate at the Canadian Urban Institute.

Urban Planning Education and Training Active Ageing Built Environment Public Policy

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities

Bo-Kyung Elizabeth Kim

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

Elizabeth Kim is committed to research that seeks to reduce racial disproportionality endemic to the juvenile justice system.

Translation Research Delinquency/Violence Schools Children & Families Juvenile Justice

Brian LaPointe, Ph.D.

Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University

Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.

Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology

Daniel Peppe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director Department of Geosciences · Baylor University

Daniel Peppe's research focuses on understanding how plant and animal communities respond to changes in climate through Earth history.

Paleobotany Paleoclimatology Paleomagnatism Ecosystems Paleoecology

Nadia Y. Kim

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Migration Immigration Race and Ethnicity Gender and Transnationality/Globalization Race/Gender/Class Intersectionality

Esther Lim

CEO and Chief Experience Architect · The Estuary, LLC

Passionately exploring the convergence of social media, storytelling, big data and emerging tech in marketing and digital entertainment

Transmedia Storytelling Digital Narratives: Co-Created Storyworld Communities Social Media Analytics Big Data Narrative Gamification