Ahmed Bedier

President · United Voices

Social entrepreneur bridge builder inspiring groups to find their voice and impact the world for the better.

Fundraising Middle East Social Enterprise

Kathleen Carley

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Cybersecurity/Privacy

Mark Seifert

Partner, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

Mark Seifert offers insights and practical advice to clients addressing complex privacy issues.

Telecommuncations Media Relations Cyber Security Telecommunications Privacy and Data Management

Malik Magdon-Ismail

Professor, Computer Science · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Learning from data and decision-making in complex data systems

Probability and Stochastic Processes Pattern Recognition Machine Learning Big Data Algorithms

Allison Davis-White Eyes, PhD

Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion & Associate Faculty, School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Strategic & Analytical Leadership Business Relationship Development Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education Diverse Learners and Educational Equity Project Management and Analysis

Russell Lucas

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in U.S.-Middle East relations and politics of the Arab world

Democratization Saudi Arabia Public Opinion Middle East Politics Foreign Policy

John Parrish

Professor of Political Science, Chief of Staff to the President, and Vice President for Institutional Strategy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Ethics of War Political Theory Political Ethics Political Rhetoric History of Political Thought

Keith Werhan

Professor Emeritus · Tulane University School of Law

Keith Werhan specializes in constitutional law, particularly the First Amendment, and in administrative law.

Federal Courts Religion First Amendment Law Constitutional Law Free Speech

Linda Honold, PhD

Public Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

Dr. Honold has over 25 years experience developing systems, networks, and organizations for higher impact

Nonprofit Leadership Politics Corporate Development System Development Organizational Change

Jodi Finkel

Professor of Political Science and International Relations · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Comparative Politics

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

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Rob Lalka

Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation · Tulane University

Rob Lalka is an expert in entrepreneurship and innovation in business.

Innovation Venture Capital Nonprofits Public Policy Strategic Partnerships

Antonia Darder

Professor Emeritus · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Latino Education Social Justice Language Rights

Kitty Kelly Epstein, PhD

Faculty Trustee + Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Activist, organizing for power

Action Orientated Research Leadership & Change Structural Inequality and Diversity Research and Action On the Racial Wealth Gap Resident Engagement in Urban Policy

Siobhan Gorman

Partner, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

Siobhan Gorman concentrates on crisis, cybersecurity, public affairs, and media relations.

Cyber Security Cyberattacks National Security Litigation Media Relations

Carolyn Harris

Historian, Author, Royal Commentator, Instructor, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies · www.royalhistorian.com

Author of Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada,Queenship &Revolution in Early Modern Europe and Raising Royalty:1000 Years of Royal Parenting

History Royalty Monarchy Queen Elizabeth II Europe

Keith Melville, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Public issues and civic education; public opinion; applied social research; social psychology

Public Issues and Civic Education Scholarly Competencies Public Opinion Applied Social Research

Thomas Dietz

University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) · Michigan State University

Expert in climate change, human driving forces of environmental change, environmental values, environmental decision making

Ecology Environmental Policy Human driving forces of environmental change Climate Change