Molly Worthen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Worthen’s research explores North American religious and intellectual history.

American Religious and Intellectual History American Christian History Conservative Christianity American evangelical Christian life Global Christianity

Reuel Schiller

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: schiller@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4879 / Office 380-200

Administrative Law American Legal History Labor Law Employment Law

Aaron McCright

Professor and Chairperson, College of Social Science/Lyman Briggs College · Michigan State University

Dr. McCright specializes in environmental sociology, sociology of science and technology, and social movements.

Political Polarization Values and Sciences Climate Change Politics Climate Change Climate Change Denial

Rebecca Sager

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Principles of Sociology Sociology of Gender Social Movements and Collective Behaviour Sociology of Religion Intersection of Religion, Policy and Social Movements

Paula Surridge

Senior Lecturer, Political and International Studies · University of Bristol

Exploring the electoral impact of social and political values

Politics Political Sociology Voting Behaviour Political Values in British Politics Brexit

Adam Schiffer

Associate Professor, Political Science · Texas Christian University

Professor Schiffer writes and speaks on media bias, presidential nomination contests, political news, elections, and public opinion.

Media Bias Presidential Nomination Contests Political News National Elections Public Opinion and American Politics

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Clay Calvert

Professor/Director · University of Florida

Clay Calvert is an expert in freedom of expression, press and speech as well as communications and mass media law.

Communications Law First Amendment Media Law

Kate Puddister

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Guelph

Research interests: law and politics, Canadian politics and criminal justice policy.

Canadian Politics Law and Politics Judicial Politics Criminal Justice Policy Constitutional Politics

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering Smooth muscle cell signaling

David Lewis

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in federal bureaucracy, including agency performance, agency oversight and the political appointment process.

Congressional oversight Presidential appointments Public Administration American Politics Government Agencies

Rosalyn Cooperman

Professor of Political Science · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Cooperman's expertise focuses on women in politics.

Women and Politics American Politics Congress

Neil H. Buchanan

Chair/Professor/Director · University of Florida

Neil Buchanan is an expert in intergenerational justice, retirement security and constitutional issues in government budgeting.

Debt Ceiling Social Security Justice Between Generations Budget Deficits Limits of Economic Analysis

John M. Heffron, PhD

Director of the MA Program in Educational Leadership and Societal Change, Professor of Educational History and Culture · Soka University

Professor Heffron is a development scholar whose focus is the cultural and intellectual history of education nationally and transnationally

U.S. Relations in Asia and the Pacific Development History Educational History

Satish Rao, MD

Digestive Health Expert · Augusta University

Dr. Satish Rao, a seasoned gastroenterologist, is an expert in digestive health, particularly the brain-gut connection.

Bowel movements Fructose intolerance Brain-gut connection Constipation Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Ibd)

David Yalof, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, Department of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yalof specializes in constitutional law, judicial politics and executive branch politics.

Executive Branch Politics Supreme Court Regulation Supreme Court The Presidency Constitutional Law

Charles Higgins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Investments Financial Theory Financial Strategy Financial Applications and Analysis Linguistics

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Ronald Hall

Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

An expert in racism and diversity.

Colorism Bleaching Syndrome Racism Discrimination Black/White Racial Conflict

Alexandra Lahav, J.D.

Ellen Ash Peters Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Alexandra Lahav specializes in complex litigation.

Drug and Device Litigation Opioid Litigation Torts Courts Class Actions