Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

S. Megan Berthold, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor and Director of Field Education · University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Prof. Berthold's clinical and research expertise is with refugee and asylum seeking survivors of torture and the Cambodian genocide.

Trauma and Recovery refugees and asylum seekers vicarious trauma and resilience human rights approach to social work co-ocurring health and mental health conditions post torture and genocide

Robert Talisse

W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy; Chair of the Philosophy Department · Vanderbilt University

Expert in contemporary political philosophy, with a focus in democratic theory and political epistemology.

Political Philosophy Philosophy Political Allegiances in Society Pragmatism Contemporary Political Philosophy

Stefanie Ferreri, Pharm.D.

Professor, Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, Eshelman School of Pharmacy · UNC-Chapel Hill

Through her research, Stefanie Ferreri hopes to change the way community practice is portrayed and delivered in the United States.

Older Adults Community Pharmacy Nonprescription Medications Health Care Policy University Teaching

Suzanne Wenzel

Richard M. and Ann L. Thor Professor in Urban Social Development · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Interdisciplinary researcher, specializing in the health-related needs of vulnerable populations.

Substance abuse treatment sexual risk behavior and risk reduction Post-traumatic stress disorder in women Homelessness and homeless women HIV and AIDS

Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Stephanie J. Silverman

Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Research

Professor Silverman is an international expert on immigration control, particularly immigrant detention and community monitoring programs.

Immigration Policy Immigration Detention Refugee Studies Alternatives to Detention Public Policy Analysis

Roxane Cohen Silver

Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Roxane Cohen Silver studies stress, traumatic events, coping, disasters, health psychology and social psychology.

Health Psychology Stress Traumatic Events Coping Social Psychology

Lyle Bunn (Ph.D. Hon)

Strategy Architect / Principal · BUNN Co.

The Marquee Man! Put your event in lights with the dynamic media industry's leading expert & educator on Enterprise Place-based Media

Digital Out-Of-Home (Dooh) Project Planning & Management Business and Project Tuning and Acceleration Business Relationship Development Vendor Selection Negotiation and Engagement

Laura Wilson

Associate Professor and Director of Safe Zone · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Wilson focuses on post-trauma functioning, particularly in survivors of sexual violence or mass trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)‎ Sexual Violence Trauma Terrorism

Kim Gans, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Human Development & Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Gans research focuses on interventions in community-based settings with diverse populations.

Health literacy Obesity Prevention and Treatment Healthy eating/nutrition Physical Activity Dietary Assessment

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture