Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D.

Director, Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise include population estimates & forecasts, postsecondary education, Census reapportionment & NC demographic trends.

Reapportionment Higher Education Population Estimates and Forecasts School Enrollment Projections Indicators of Economic Well-Being

Yong Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Cai is a leading expert in Chinese Society and Social Demography

Social Demography Sociology of Health Chinese Society Comparative Historical Sociology Research Methodology

Vicki Szabo

Associate Professor, Darth Vader Chair of Ancient and Medieval History · Western Carolina University

Vicki Szabo's research focuses on medieval environmental history, the medieval North Atlantic and the history of whaling.

Medieval History Viking Age Environmental History Medieval North Atlantic World Ancient History

Tracy Rittenhouse, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment, director of the Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center · University of Connecticut

Tracy Rittenhouse is an expert in the study of wildlife populations - bobcats, bear, frogs - within exurban development.

Citizen Science Forest Management Wildlife Populations Wetland Ecology Ranavirus Epidemics

Mark C. Urban, Ph.D.

Professor, Arden Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Urban is an expert on climate change impacts on biodiversity and evolutionary ecology of vernal pools, lakes, and streams

Predictive Modeling Eco-Evolution Climate Change Extinction Risk Biodiversity

Peter Smith Ring, Ph.D.

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

Networks and Strategic Alliances Public Sector-Private Sector Collaboration Inter-organizational Relationships Strategic Management

Allyson Poska

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Poska is an internationally known expert on the history of women in early modern Europe and colonial Latin America.

Smallpox Vaccination Spanish History Latin American History Women's History

James Costa

Professor and Executive Director of Highlands Biological Station · Western Carolina University

Jim Costa's interests include insect behavior and ecology, environmental history and philosophy, and the history of science.

Charles Darwin Conservation Ecology Insect Behavior Evolutionary Biology

James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Johnson explores community and economic development and the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Entrepeneurship Urban Issues Political Economy Offshoring

Lori Baker, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Anthropologist and forensic scientist specializing in skeletal and DNA analyses

Anthropology Indentification of Remains Forensic Analysis of Skeletal Remains Reuniting Families Project Remains Found Along Mexican Border

Sydney Finkelstein

Associate Dean for Executive Education; Steven Roth Professor of Management · Dartmouth College

Leadership and strategy expert focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of executive talent

Corporate Strategy Strategic Leadership Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Talent Board Effectiveness

Matthew Kerbel, PhD

Professor of Political Science | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Matthew Kerbel, PhD, is the go-to source for stories about political communication.

Political Science Political Parties Presidency and Governorship American Government Media and Politics

Andrew Noymer

Associate Professor of Public Health · UC Irvine

Andrew Noymer is an epidemiologist and demographer with an expertise in pandemics and post-pandemic social recovery.

Mathematical Sociology 1918 Influenza Pandemic Pandemic response Health and Mortality Demography

Elizabeth Frankenberg, Ph. D.

Director, Carolina Population Center; Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, Sociology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: How individuals and families respond to unexpected population-level disasters.

Disaster Psychology Disaster Behavioral Health Illness Demography Health

Megan Donahue

Professor of Astronomy · Michigan State University

Megan Donahue is an expert on AGN feedback in clusters and circumgalactic gas and is now president of the American Astronomical Society.

Galaxy Formation Galaxies Stars

Claire Kamp-Dush

Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Science | Department of Sociology · The Ohio State University

Human sciences and sociology expert, focusing on family science

Intimate Relationships Marriage Cohabitation Demography

Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Ph.D.

Chair, Maternal and Child Health · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: adolescent and young adult sexuality and risk-taking, healthy sexual development, developmental psychology.

Sexual Development Adolescent Health Demography Reproductive Health Risk Taking

Peter Coclanis, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.

Distinguished Professor; Director, Global Research Institute, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D · UNC-Chapel Hill

Albert R. Newsome Professor Professor and Director of the Global Research Institute

Southern Economy Asian Studies Globalization Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Economic Development

James Mathieu

Professor Emeritus of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Demography and Population Analysis Race and Ethnicity Sociology of the Developing World Sociology of Africa Sociology of Hawaii and the Pacific

Siddharth Chandra

Professor and Director · Michigan State University

An expert on: Asia; demography; drug policy, trafficking, and use; economics; epidemiology; India; Indonesia; influenza; health; history.

Influenza India Economics Demography Asia