Charles Figley

Dr. Paul Henry Kurzweg Distinguished Chair and Professor of Disaster Mental Health and Professor of Social Work · Tulane University

Charles Figley is an internationally-known trauma expert, social work professor and head of the Tulane Trauma Institute.

Crisis Counseling Compassion fatigue Disasters and Mental Health Trauma Disasters

Timothy J. Williamson

Assistant Professor of Psychological Science · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Mindfulness Stress and Coping Psychosocial Oncology Clinical Psychology Health Psychology

David Maginley

Spiritual Care Practitioner · Nova Scotia Health Authority

Spiritual counsellor, four-time cancer survivor, near death experiencer, public speaker and author

Near-Death Experiences Cancer Care Psychosocial Oncology Spiritual Care Palliative Care

Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Barbara Fredrickson is a professor, author, and award-winning researcher who studies emotions, well-being and positive psychology.

Psychology Social Psychology Positivity Career Counseling Leadership Development

Professor Craig Jackson

Professor of Occupational Health Psychology · Birmingham City University

He has two main areas of professional interest: primarily as an occupational psychologist and secondly in the area of criminal psychology.

Serious Crime Criminal Profiling Stress at Work Wellbeing at Work Workplace Psychology

Michael Manning, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Management of change; Emotions and social contagion; Divergent thinking and brainstorming; Organizational culture.

Organization Studies Organization Development & Change Management & Leadership Management of Change Whole Systems Change Using Large Group Methods

Michael Rank

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

Dr. Rank specializes in military social work and traumatic stress.

Military Social Work Mental Health

Carrie Heeter

Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Carrie Heeter is an expert in meditation, cybermeditation, user experience design, and serious games.

Self-Regulation Meditation Research Online Learning User Experience Design Serious Games

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD

Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology| College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, works to find a new unity and synthesis in science and religion.

Theology Neuroscience Artificial Intelligence and Becoming Culture and Religion Catholicity

Miriam Liss

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Liss is internationally known expert on parenting and work-family balance issues.

Mindfulness Work-Life Balance Feminism Parenting Social Media

Karla McKanders

Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in refugee and immigration Law. Runs Vanderbilt's Immigration Practice Clinic.

Asylum Law Refugees Civil Rights Refugee Law Immigration

Karen Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Deborah Mayer, Ph.D., R.N., A.O.C.N., F.A.A.N.

Professor, Department of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Mayer's program of research focuses on the issues facing cancer survivors and improving cancer care.

Cancer Cancer Survivorship eHealth Applications Information Seeking Behavior Oncology

Linda Copel, PhD

Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. Copel, PhD, RN, CNS, BC, CNE, NCC, FAPA has extensive experience providing counseling in situations of familial and domestic violence.

Loneliness Bereavement Partner Abuse Mental Health Family Dynamics

Richard Peltier

Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Richard Peltier's research looks at how poor air quality affects human health.

Air Quality Aerosol filtration Face Masks Environmental Health Air Pollution and Health

Jacqueline Murray

3M National Teaching Fellow / Professor of History · University of Guelph

Expert in the history of contemporary sex and gender. An award winning professor and expert on how to improve teaching and student success.

Medieval and Early Modern History Women and Gender Studies Pedagogy in Higher Education Student Learning Outcomes

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Social Work Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression)

Alicia Partnoy

Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Writing and Political Repression Testimonio Women Writers Social Semiotics Contemporary Latin American Literature

David Sapp

Professor, Dean of Graduate Education, & Vice Provost for Academic Affairs · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Administration in Higher Education Feminist Theory and Pedagogy Civic Engagement and Social Justice Rhetoric and Organizational Communication Service Learning and Community-Based Teaching

Barbara Mink, EdD

Dean, School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Expert in managing large scale organization and community change

Managing Large Scale Organization and Community Change Action Research Consultation and Interventions Networked Organizations Community College Leadership, Programs and Governance Organizational Development and Change