William Heyborne

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Carrie Jo Bucklin

Assistant Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Dr. Bucklin is a Co-PI for SEAS Your Tomorrow and specializes in marine research in the Virgin Islands

Ecosystems of Sourthern Utah Mechanisms of Living Systems Debris in the Virgin Islands Biology Biology Education

James Williams, PhD

Professor of Rhetoric and Linguistics · Soka University

Professor Williams examines education using Baudrillard's perspective on consumerism and simulacra

Clasical Rhetoric Psycholinguistics Assessment Neoliberalism Higher Education

Robert Rycroft

Professor of Economics · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Rycroft focuses on the economics of inequality, poverty and discrimination.

Political Science Economic Analysis Editing Finance and Economics Political Economy

Michelle D. Miranda

Associate Professor, Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Michelle Miranda teaches Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology. She has worked as a Criminalist with the NYC Police Dept.

Forensic Sciences Tattoos and Tattoo Inks Gunshot Residue and Shooting Reconstruction Microscopy Spectroscopic Techniques

Nicole Crowder

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Nicole Crowder's research focuses on reducing carbon dioxide gases.

Inorganic Chemistry Chemistry

Laura June Davis

Assistant Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in gender history in the United States, Davis is an expert on women in the military

United States Naval History Women in the Military Gender History in the United States Women's Studies Social Studies Education

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Dougherty focuses on the impact of religion on other realms of social life such as community involvement, politics, and work

Religious Education Religion Sociology of Religion Religion Politics & Culture Facebook in Education

Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

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

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Justin Taillon

Assistant Professor · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Prior to returning joining academia Justin worked for six years in the hotels, two years in F&B, and one year in event management.

Community Branding Market-Based Conservation Socio-Cultural Sustainability Sustainable Tourism Volunteer Tourism

José García-Moreno

Professor of Animation, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

Multiple Award Winning Artist

Radio Broadcasting and Production Illustration Stop Motion and Experimental Animation (2d and 3d) Storytelling and Storyboarding History of Animation

Kris Phillips

Associate Professor of Philosophy · Southern Utah University

Specializing in epistemology, metaphysics, individual variation, and the philosophy of religion, mind, dance, and education

Pre-College Philosophy History of Modern Philosophy Logic Individual Variation Philosophy of Mind

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Dr. Lucie Vidovićová

Lecturer · Masaryk University

Long-term research interests include the sociology of ageing, age discrimination, active ageing, and social exclusion

Ageing Population Ageing Survey Methodology and Data Analysis Social & Sociological Analysis Demography and Population Studies

Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

Jennifer Parga

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

Emerging expert on identifying, integrating and harnessing technology opportunities to prepare students to improve their local communities.

Distance Education and Technology Data and Technology for Social Good Technology Integration in Education Non-Profit Administration & Management Board Development

Jason Kaiser

Assistant Professor of Geology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in volcanoes and understanding how and why magma accumulates in the Earth’s crust

Structural Geology Chemistry of Minerals Potential Natural Disasters in Southern Utah Potential Geological Hazards in Southern Utah Volcanology

Sarbjit "Sab" Singh

Associate Professor and Chairperson, Sport Management · Farmingdale State College

Professor Sarbjit "Sab" Singh's expertise is in business strategy, development, and social change.

Management and Strategic Principles The Affinity for Sports Participation Fandom for Particular Ethnic Groups Sports Industry Stakeholders The Economic and Social Impact of Major Sporting Events/Facilities in Developed and Emerging Countries.

Michael C. Slattery

Professor and Chair, Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies · Texas Christian University

Mike has worked in diverse landscapes ranging from the Namib Desert in southern Africa to the cloud forests of Costa Rica.

Mercury Contamination from Coal-fired Power Plants Wind Research Rhino Conservation Human Impact to Coastal Plains, Rivers and Sediment Pathways