Rick Eckstein, PhD

Professor of Sociology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Rick Eckstein, PhD, is an expert in sports and society, youth sports, gender and sports, intercollegiate spending and stadium financing.

Title IX College Athletics Reform Sociology of Sport Stadium Financing Labor and Unions

Jurgen Grotz

Director · University of East Anglia

He is Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research. He is a social scientist and examines the significant benefits of volunteering.

Community Cohesion Benefits of Volunteering Volunteering Sinology Civic Participation

Brian Clark

Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Quantitative finance expert with extensive experience in risk management and machine learning in the banking and credit card industries.

Financial Regulation Financial Intermediation Quantitative Finance Machine Learning in Finance Risk Management

Dr. Trevor McCrisken

Associate Professor, Politics and International Studies · University of Warwick

US presidential politics, US foreign policy, US elections; politics in popular culture; US military force, counterterrorism and drones

US-Russia Relations US-Europe Relations Presidential Election Politics Drones for Targeting Killing US Policy Towards Iraq

Professor Imran Awan

Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Cultural and Critical Criminology Radicalization Hate Crime Islamophobia Terrorism

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