Susan Hess

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

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Incarceration and Racial Disparity Trauma Therapy Domestic Violence Social Work

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Glenn Gebhard

Chair and Professor, Film and TV Production · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

History of the Cuban Revolution Production Modern Cuba Documentary Production

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

Steven Gold

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on immigrants and migration.

Ethnic Entrepreneurs Ethnic Economies Immigration International Migration

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

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

Aldo Martinez

Founder · AJM Advisory Services (NYSE - VP retired)

Been described as a captivating and motivating speaker explaining and influencing in the field of Market Surveillance detecting proving trad

Market Regulation and Investor Confidence Leadership Management and How to Motivate A Workforce Adjunct Professor of Market Derivatives; Investment Analysis and Corporate Finance Life Coaching - the Role of Education and Perseverence in Making Life's Decisions

K. Melchor Hall, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Black feminist scholar-activist crossing disciplinary and national borders

Latin America Transnational Organizing Constructivist Grounded Theory Black Feminist Theory International Development

Ana Chichester

Professor of Spanish, Director of the Bachelor of Liberal Studies Program · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Chichester is an expert on Latin American literature.

Latin American Literature Spanish Culture Race and Gender Studies Liberal Studies

Dr. Enrique Vega García

Unit Chief for the Healthy Life Course · Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Dr. Vega is a specialist in geriatric medicine who has served as the Regional Advisor in Aging and Health at PAHO/WHO since January 2006.

Geriatrics and Gerontology Vaccination Adult Vaccination

John Bruno, Ph.D.

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

His research is focused on marine biodiversity, coral reef ecology and conservation, and the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.

Coral Reef Ecology Coral Reef Conservation Impacs of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems Coastal Wetland Communities Marine Biodiversity

Shonda Buchanan

Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Shonda Buchanan is an award-winning poet and educator who explores race, ethnicity, migration, class, community and culture in her work.

Strategic Communications Public Speaking English with Creative Writing Creative Writing Copy Editing

Deborah M. Weissman, J.D.

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law

Refugees Women's Issues Poverty Law - Legal Services Immigration and Citizenship Human Rights Civil Rights

Molly Turner

Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on urban technology

Urban Planning Tourism Policy Economic Development Startups Tech Policy

Eugene Brancolini

Graduate Director, Film and Television Production and Clinical Assistant Professor · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Letter Press Printing Studio and Field Television Production Promotional and Educational Video Production Documentary Film Production Public Broadcasting

Krystyn Moon

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Moon is an expert in U.S. immigration history, popular culture, race and ethnic studies, foodways, gender and sexuality, & consumerism.

Consumerism Foodways Popular Culture U.S. Immigration History Race and Ethnic Studies

Deanna Cooke

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of BCLA Engaged Learning · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Engaged Learning Community-based Learning

Coury Deeb

Partner/Account Executive/Film Director · Nadus Films

Founder & Director at Nadus Films

Filmmaking Social Justice Christian

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Biology Aquaculture “Captain Seaweed” Marine Algae Commercial uses of seaweed