Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp

Knox Massey Distinguished Professor, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

J.B. Steenkamp is a world-renowned scholar on global branding and marketing.

Private Label Brands Marketing Strategy Emerging Markets Marketing Branding

Renee Alexander Craft, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, and the Curriculum in Global Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Analyzes use of black diaspora performance to build community, argue for rights of citizenship & map differential blackness in the Americas.

Digital Humanities Black Diaspora Performance Carnival traditions in Panama Black Speculative Fiction Critical Ethnography

Sara Johnson

Associate Professor of Literature · UC San Diego

Sara Johnson focuses on literature, theory and history of the Hispanophone, Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean and its diasporas.

Diaspora Hemispheric Studies Caribbean Literature Francophone Literature African Diaspora

Amir Hussain

Professor and Chair of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Interfaith Dialogue Islam and Muslim Lives in the United States; Muslim Communities in North America Religion on Film and Television

Marc Lony

Associate Professor and Chair of Modern Languages and Literatures - French · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Francophone Literature Nineteenth and Twentieth Century French Literature

Heangjin Park

Assistant Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nationalism Globalization Logistics Transnational Mobility Commodity Supply Chains

Claude Clegg

Lyle V. Jones Distinguished Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

United States history expert with expertise in the U.S. Presidency. the American South and the Obama presidency.

Obama presidency United States History Nationalism Diaspora African American History

David Blake Willis, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Professor of anthropology and education

Transcultural Studies Ethnography and Narrative Research Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Educational Administration and Policy - Japan, USA Multicultural Education

Tanya Saunders

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Tanya Saunders is interested in the ways in which the African Diaspora, throughout the Americas, use the arts as a tool for social change.

Sociology of Culture Social Identity Latin American and Caribbean Studies Comparative Sociology African Diaspora Studies

Alicia Partnoy

Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Writing and Political Repression Testimonio Women Writers Social Semiotics Contemporary Latin American Literature

Daniel Smith-Christopher

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Old Testament Studies Old Testament Theology Religion and Peace Nonviolence Cross-Cultural Interpretation of the Bible and Indigenous Christianity Postcolonial Interpretation of Bible

Jodi Magness, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies. Adjunct Appointment, Department of Classics. Faculty member, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Curriculum in Archaeology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Magness' research interests include Jerusalem, Qumran & the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, Masada and the Roman Army in the East.

Jerusalem Judaism Ancient Pottery Archaeology of Ancient Palestine Ancient Synagogues

Katerina Zacharia

Professor of Classics, Chair of Classics & Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Classics and Archaeology Classical Reception Greek drama Greek Cinema Greek ethnicity

Barbara Roche Rico

Professor and Chair of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English

Neil Leyden

Founder/ Project Director · International DIgital Services Centre

International Digital Services Centre, Founder

Digital Strategist Future of Media Intellectual Property for Media

Dawn Bowen

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bowen's expertise centers on the regional geography of Eastern and Western North America, and Latin America.

Geography and Development Human Geography Geography North American Geography

Mario Murillo

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Murillo has special interest in community-based radio journalism, Latin American studies, citizen's media, and civic engagement.

Civic Engagement Documentary Production Community Radio Latino Culture and History U.S./Latin American Policy

Karen McCullagh

Lecturer · University of East Anglia

She researches information rights and the laws on data protection and on freedom of information.

Privacy Law Data Protection Data Management Information Rights Freedom of Information Act

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Vaccine Hesitancy COVID-19 Health disparities by race and ethnicity Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health

Margarita R. Ochoa

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Department of History, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Latin America Mexico Women and Gender Indigenous/Ethnohistory Race and Ethnicity