Kia Lilly Caldwell, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Caldwell can discuss the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of color in the U.S. and Brazil.

Critical Race Studies Black Feminism Gender and Race in Brazil Afro-Latin Studies African Diaspora Studies

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

Brenda Nicolas

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Brenda Nicolas is an expert in Latin American Indigenous diasporas, transnationalism, communal participation/identity & settler colonialism.

Social Movements Critical Indigenous Studies Latin American Indigenous Diaspora Mexican Migration Zapotec & Mixtec Indigeneity

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 of Modern Languages and Literatures - French · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Francophone Literature Nineteenth and Twentieth Century French Literature

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

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

Moses Ochonu

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the modern history of Africa, with a particular focus on the colonial and postcolonial periods.

Nigeria/African History African History Race/Racism in Africa Poverty African Current Affairs

Alicia Partnoy

Professor 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 · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Classics and Archaeology Classical Reception Greek drama Greek Cinema Greek ethnicity

Neil Leyden

Founder/ Project Director · International DIgital Services Centre

International Digital Services Centre, Founder

Digital Strategist Future of Media Intellectual Property for Media

Barbara Roche Rico

Professor and Chair of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English

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

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.

COVID-19 Obesity Demographic Analysis Sociology Social Policy

Karen McCullagh

Lecturer in Law · University of East Anglia

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

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

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