Mark Katz, Ph.D.

Ruel W. Tyson Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Katz teaches courses on music and technology, popular music and modern art music

Musicology Music Theory Music Education Academic Writing Chamber Music

John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Jim Roddy

Keynote Speaker & Author · Jim Roddy CBA (Coach & Business Advisor)

Author of "Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer" and "The Walk-On Method to Career & Business Success"

Team Building Business Culture Hiring Best Practices Job Interviews

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

Will Mackintosh

Associate Professor of History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Mackintosh is an expert in early American history, nineteenth century history, & the history of tourism.

Cultural History of Capitalism History of Travel and Tourism Nineteenth Century History Early American History Cultural and Intellectual History

Roberto Joseph

Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology · Hofstra University

Specialist in Technology in the Classroom

Educational Technology Gaming and App Development as a K-12 Teaching Tool Culture, Learning and Technology

Robert Saunders

Professor, History, Politics, and Geography · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Saunders teaches from a global point of view; he is an expert on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.

Anthropocene International Politics Global Politics Comparative Religions Politics

Timothy Matovina

Chair, Department of Theology · University of Notre Dame

Timothy Matovina works in the area of theology and culture, with specialization in U.S. Catholic and U.S. Latino theology and religion.

Catholic Church Latino Theology Catholic History in the American Southwest Mexico's Guadalupe Tradition

Jessalynn Keller

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Media and Film · University of Calgary

Expert in girls'/youth media, digital cultures, contemporary feminisms, & celebrity

Girls' media cultures Celebrity Culture Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods and Analysis Digital Media Feminisms and Gender Studies

Daneal Charney, CHRL

Executive in Residence for high-growth tech companies · MaRSDD - Largest Urban Innovation Hub

Award-Winning Human Resources Leader| Growth Coach for Start-ups| Keynote Speaker on AI, Future of Work, Employee Experience.

People Analytics Hr & Talent Management global skills Employment Brand Leadership Entreprenership Startups

James Kendrick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media · Baylor University

Expert on film theory/aesthetics, the history of motion pictures, media and society, violence in the media, and horror film

Film History Film and Media Theory Violence in the media Media censorship and regulation Horror film

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

David Smilde

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and and Senior Associate Fellow at CIPR · Tulane University

David Smilde is an expert in the sociology of culture, sociology of religion, social movements, political sociology and Latin America.

Human Rights Social Movements Sociology of Culture Sociology of Religion Political Sociology

Charlyn Green Fareed, PhD, PCC, BCC

Adjunct Faculty - Evidence Based Coaching · Fielding Graduate University

Accomplished professional with 20+ years of progressive experience in non-profit sectors.

Organizational Coaching Coaching Across Gender, Race, and Ethnic Culture Women's Development Transformative Learning Leadership & Career Development

Sandi Coryell, MS

Leadership Consultant, Leadership Speaker, CEO The Coryell Group · The Coryell Group

CEO, Leadership Development, Leadership Speaker, Leadership Consultant,Author

Leadership Development and Mentoring Executive & Leadership Coaching Talent Development Leadership Engagement Team Alignment Identity Effectiveness Employee Engagement & Development

Brett C. Hoover

Associate Professor and Graduate Director of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Pastoral Theology Parish life Sociological of religion in theological research American Catholicism

Adria Goldman

Assistant Professor of Communication · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Goldman is an expert in the intersectionality of race, gender, culture and its connection to communication and media.

Mass Media Popular Culture Rhetoric Communication Research Public Relations

Paul Froese, Ph.D.

Professor, Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Froese focuses on the sociology of meaning, religion, comparative historical sociology, political sociology and ideology.

Sociology Religion Religion Politics & Culture Society's Images of God Russians and Religious Ideology

Bryant Keith Alexander

Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts

Race Gender & Sexuality Communication & Culture Performance & Culture Higher Education Speech Communication

Priya Rehal

MA in Communication and Culture, Fan Studies Researcher · Independent

Montreal and Toronto based researcher and educator

Race Race Culture and Ethnicity Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Race Gender and Sexuality Sexual and Gender Identity