Amy Bass, PhD

Professor, Sport Studies · Manhattanville College

An expert in sport, culture, and politics.

Identity Politics Racial Politics Politics Sports Culture

Sophie Lynch

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Sophie Lynch has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, and the National Gallery of Canada.

Fine Art Art History Event Planning Media Relations Creative Writing

Brad McKenna

Associate Professor in Social Uses of Technology · University of East Anglia

He focuses on how people use information technology and the social implications of technology use.

Use of Technology by the Elderly Social Implications of Technology Use Social Uses of Technology Information Technology Digital Detoxing

Vincas Steponaitis, Ph.D.

Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences; and Secretary of the Faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill · UNC at Chapel Hill

Precolonial Indian cultures of the American South, origins of political centralization, ancient art styles, analysis of ancient ceramics.

Pre-Colonial Indian cultures of the American South Studies of ancient art styles Analysis of ancient ceramics Digital publications in archaeology Chiefdoms

Craig D. Forrest

Owner-Producer · Windsock Films

TV & Film Director/Speaker/Author at CraigForrest.com

Digital Media Short Films Tv Production Documentaries Production Management

Melissa Agnes

Crisis Management Strategist · Agnes + Day Inc.

Crisis Management Strategist and Keynote Speaker

Crisis Management Crisis Management Communications Crisis Communications Crisis Communication and Issues Management Crisis Communications Planning

Brad Staats

Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Brad Staats studies the behavioral science of productivity and teaches analytics, operations and project management at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

Healthcare Productivity Process Improvement Analytics Learning

Nora Rubel

Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies · University of Rochester

Rubel is an expert in Jewish studies, as well as Jewish food and holidays

American Religions, Race and Ethnicity Jewish Holidays Jewish American Immigration Judaism Black Jewish Studies

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD

Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology| College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, works to find a new unity and synthesis in science and religion.

Theology Neuroscience Artificial Intelligence and Becoming Culture and Religion Catholicity

Anatoly Zhuplev, Ph.D.

Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Chair, Department of Management

Russia International Business International Entrepreneurship International Development

Rachel Noble, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

A main thread of Rachel Noble’s work is the application of novel molecular techniques for applied and basic science.

stormwater E. Coli Water Treatment Microbial Contaminants Viruses

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Dexter Gabriel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Dexter Gabriel's research interests include the history of slavery, resistance, and freedom in the Black Atlantic.

Black Atlantic Slavery Slavery in Popular Culture Abolition and Emancipation

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Frederick Gooding

Associate Professor, African-American Studies · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Annabelle Nelson, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies

Theories of Personality Content Analysis, Narrative Analysis, Epistemologies, Research Methods Consciousness Studies Youth Development Multicultural Education

Duane Hamacher

Associate Professor of Cultural Astronomy · University of Melbourne

Academic, Astronomer, Science Communicator

Geomythology History of Meteoritics Ethnoastronomy Archaeoastronomy Astrophysics

Kelly Petrock

Change Facilitator, Teambuilder & Leadership Coach · The LEAD Institute

Interactive, thought provoking and dynamic speaker that helps individuals, teams and organization achieve peak potential.

Strategy & Execution: Six Key Disciplines Transformational Leadership Change Management Leadership Organizational Culture & Culture Change

Eileen Parsons, Ph.D.

Professor of Science Education · UNC-Chapel Hill

Associate Professor of Science Education

Broadening participation in STEM STEM Education policy African American education Racial equity

Melissa Avdeeff

Assistant Professor · Coventry University

Popular culture, specialising in pop music; music technology and society; social media and fandom.

Artifical Intelligence and music Popular Music Popular Culture Music Technology and Society Fandom