Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

Carl S. Taylor

Professor of Sociology · Michigan State University

Carl Taylor is an expert on youth violence, youth culture and gangs.

Youth Culture Youth Activism Gang Activity Youth Violence

David Arsen

Professor · Michigan State University

Professor Arsen's research focuses on school finance, school choice policies, and education governance

Education Policy School Facilities School Finance School Choice Governance

Chris Polk

Principal · Detroit -Forte' Management Inc.

Sr. Fundraising and Marketing Executive & Presenter on Philanthropy

Fundraisigng and Philanthropy Marketing & Corporate Strategy Social Impact Entrepeneurship Detroit

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Kathryn Colasanti

Academic Specialist, Center for Regional Food Systems · Michigan State University

Expert in local food systems, specializing in food security and access

Urban Agriculture Food Safety Food Systems Food Access

Kevin Curran

Clinical Assistant Professor of Journalism in Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dual appointment: Instructor in Communication Studies, LMU College of Communication & Fine Arts

Business Communication Media History Media Management Journalism

Rebecca Campbell

Professor of Psycology · Michigan State University

An expert in sexual assault research and violence against women.

Trauma and Violence Violence Against Women Sexual Abuse Survivors Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Violence against Children

Martha Tingen

Associate Director, Cancer Prevention, Control and Population Health · Augusta University

Tingen is a behavioral nurse scientist targeting the impact of COVID-19 on those who smoke or vape.

Coronavirus Pediatric Research in Prevention Community-Based Prevention Cancer Prevention and Control Tobacco Control

Christopher Kaczor

Professor of Philosophy and Director, Ethics Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Bioethics Ethics Positive Psychology & Spirituality Catholic Church

David Berri

Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in evaluations of players and coaches in sports, gender issues in sports, and competitive balance in sports

Distrubution of Wealth and Power Unpaid Athletes in the NCAA NBA Salary Caps Sports Economics NCAA

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

Journalism Music Public Relations New Media African-American Gospel Music

Edmund McGarrell

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Edmund McGarrell is an expert in violence prevention, evidence-based crime policy, and community- and problem-oriented policing.

Gun, Gang and Drug Related Crime Violence Reduction Community Policing

Matt Grossmann

Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research · Michigan State University

Matt Grossmann's expertise includes American politics, policymaking, interest groups, public policy, political parties and campaigns.

Political Science Gun Control Public Policy Analysis Politics National Elections

Eric Corey Freed

Founding Principal · OrganicARCHITECT

Green architect, author and visionary

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ESG Investment Strategies Green Buildings Green Architect Carbon

Edward Murphy

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Edward Murphy is an expert on mass urbanization, inequality, state formation, and squatting in Chile; Latinx immigration and deportations

Latinxs in the US Squatting Urbanization Property Relations Latin America

Steven Gold

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on immigrants and migration.

Ethnic Entrepreneurs Ethnic Economies Immigration International Migration

Jose Sainz

Professor of Spanish · University of Mary Washington

Professor of Spanish, Center for International Education, Modern Languages and Literatures & Director, Center for International Education

Translation International Affairs Spanish Culture Philology Spanish History