Martina Giselle Ramirez

Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Phone: 310.338.5120 Email: Martina.Ramirez@lmu.edu Office: Life Sciences Building 386

Conservation Biology Population Genetics Evolutionary Biology Reproductive Biology Environmental Toxicology

Dennis Whyte

Hitachi America Professor of Engineering, Head, Nuclear Science and Engineering, and Director, Plasma Science and Fusion Center · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dennis Whyte is an expert in fusion research using the magnetic confinement of plasmas for energy production.

Physics Boundary Plasma Physics Magnetic Fustion Energy Engineering

T. William Lester, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lester is an expert on the impact of minimum wage and living wage policies on urban economic development.

Economic Development Labor Market Institutions Living Wage Policies Minimum Wage Policies Labor Economics

Kate Detwiler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Florida Atlantic University

Kate Detwiler's research focus is on the evolution and conservation of African forest monkeys.

Anthropology Conservation of African Monkeys Molecular Primatology Primate Hybridization Primate Speciation

Shirley Meng

Professor · UC San Diego

Shirley Meng researches better batteries through nano-engineering

Batteries for electric vehicles Energy Storage and Conservation Batteries Nano Engineering Nano and Micro Scale Materials

C. Ray Chandler

Professor · Georgia Southern University

C. Ray Chandler is an expert in the ecology of coastal plains

Biology Ecology of the Coastal Plain Birds

Christopher A. Lemmon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Lehigh University | M.S., University of Wisconsin | Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Lemmon's research lies in cell-generated traction forces and extracellular matrix biology

Cell-generated traction forces Extracellular matrix biology Cellular mechanotransduction Mechanobiology of fibrosis Matrix mechanics and signaling in the tumor microenvironment;

Lissa Leege

Professor & Center for Sustainability Director · Georgia Southern University

Lissa Leege's research focuses on plant conservation ecology, plant population and community ecology and threats to biodiversity.

Biology of Plants Principles of Biology Environmental Biology Issues in Sustainability

Jane Rabinowicz

Executive Director / Directrice générale · USC Canada

NGO leader with expertise in seed, agroecology and nonprofit management / Leader d'ONG avec expertise en semences, agroécologie, et gestion.

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Semenciers Sécurité alimentaire Souveraineté alimentaire Circuits courts de commercialisation agricole

Briget Eastep

Executive Director of Outdoor Pathways · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public lands, youth engagement, wilderness first aid, conservation youth corps, and recreation impact monitoring.

Stewardship Outdoor Education & Leadership Public Lands Workface Development Partnerships

Lukasz Kurgan, Ph.D.

Robert J. Mattauch Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Computer Science · VCU College of Engineering

Data scientist specializing in high-throughput structural bioinformatics of proteins & small RNAs.

Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Structural Genomics Big Data Analysis Computer-aided molecular modeling Protein-ligand(drug) interactions

E. Virginia Merriam

Professor Emeritus of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

The Cytogenetics of Tetrahymena

Stephen Hamilton

Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry · Michigan State University

Expert in ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, with particular attention to aquatic environments

Wetlands, Streams, Lakes and Watersheds Acquatic Environments Ecosystem Ecology Biogeochemistry Agricultural Ecology

Jessica Kinsey

Director/Curator of the Southern Utah Museum of Art · Southern Utah University

Specializing in community outreach and engagement, museum exhibition curation, and collection management

Art as Architecture Experiential Learning - Arts Administration Community Outreach Through Arts K-12 Art Education Fine Art

Christopher J. Pappas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Laboratory Safety, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.

Lab Safety / OSHA Regulations Lyme Disease Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Leptospirosis

Angel P. Tabancay Jr., PhD

Lecturer, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Angel P. Tabancay Jr. is an expert in microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics.

Molecular Genetics Microbiology Cellular Biology Molecular Biology Developmental Biology

Daniel Reboussin

African Studies Curator · University of Florida

Daniel Reboussin’s primary resource acquisitions have created a cluster of manuscripts on 20th century African wildlife conservation.

Rare Cultural Heritage Materials Relating to the African Continent Manuscripts Centered on 20th Century African Wildlife Conservation Curating Smathers Libraries’ Circulating Research Original Artwork of Papa Mfumu’eto

Frederick Steier, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Cybernetics researcher

Cybernetics Constructionist Research Methodologies Relationships Between Information Technologies, Organizational and Inter-Organizational Communication Work Teams and Communication Processes

David Blake Willis, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Professor of anthropology and education

Transcultural Studies Ethnography and Narrative Research Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Educational Administration and Policy - Japan, USA Multicultural Education

Allison Burdette

Professor in the Practice of Business Law · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Burdette strives to give the students powerful knowledge about our legal system

Business and Environmental Law