James C. Kaufman, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Kaufman's research focuses on creativity and educational psychology.

Creativity and Personality Creativity and Equity Creativity and Meaning Creativity and Positive Psychology

Pamela Cross

Legal Director · Luke's Place Support and Resource Centre for Women

Advocate and expert on violence against women and the law

Violence Against Women Family Law Criminal Law Confidentiality and recordkeeping Organizational and Board development

Karen Dill-Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Dr. Marla Shapiro

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine | Preventive Medicine · University of Toronto

Dr. Shapiro was named a member of the Order of Canada, for contributions as a family physician and trusted source of health information.

Vaccination COVID-19 Community Health Family Medicine Epidemiology

Prof. Nigel Harris

Director · Designability

Joining expertise and knowledge to enhance people’s lives

Rehabilitation Research Technology for people living with Dementia Physiological Measurement Ambulatory Monitoring Technology Transfer

Patricia Edwards

Professor of Teacher Education and Literacy · Michigan State University

Patricia Edwards is an expert in early/emergent/intergenerational literacy, family engagement, diversity issues

ELL Learners Urban Education Literacy Education Family Engagement Family, Community and School Partnerships

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Deborah Chyun, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor · University of Connecticut

Dean Chyun is an expert in the field of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease Nursing

Al Etmanski

President and Co-Founder – Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) · Social Innovation Generation

No money will change hands, but you are sure to profit from the social innovation wisdom of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network's Co-Founder

Social Finance Social Entrepreneurship Human Rights

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Dr. Jane Barratt

Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing

As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.

Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights

Moeness Amin, PhD

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director of the Center for Advanced Communications | Villanova College of Engineering · Villanova University

Moeness Amin, PhD, is an expert in the theory of signal and array processing with applications to radar, sonar, and communications

Radar Imaging Sonar Surveillance Wireless Communications Radar

Naomi Ekas

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Naomi Ekas's research program utilizes a developmental psychology approach to understanding children’s social and emotional development.

Marital Conflict Emerging Adulthood Parenting Emotion Regulation Caregiver Care for Families with Autism

George Sugai, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor · University of Connecticut

George Sugai, Ph.D., has expertise in positive behavior support in schools

Behavioral Sciences Function-based Behavior Support School and Classroom Behavior Management Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Applied Behavior Analysis

Roxanne Mykitiuk

Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School · York University

Roxanne Mykitiuk investigates the legal, ethical and social implications of assisted reproductive and genetic technologies.

Health Law Disability Law Feminist Legal Theory Family Law Genetics and the Law

Jessica Ferne

Director, Global Health Impact · CanWaCH (Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health)

Leader in disaster response, international development, youth & women-led programming, and sexual health & rights

Monitoring and Evaluation Adolescent Health Non-Profit Leadership Program Management Public Health

Victor Montgomery

"Life in the Balance" Speaker, Author · Warriors in Recovery - from Addiction & Suicide Ideation

Healing Suicidal Veterans - "Life in the Balance" - Seminars- Interventions for Alcohol and other Drug Addictions & Suicidal Ideation

Warriors in Recovery Crisis Intervention - Suicide Ideation Alcohol and Other Drug Additions Veteran Combat Trauma The Psycholoical Wounds of War- What Happens in the War Zone?

Helen Louise Gillis

National President – Volunteer · Canadian Council of the Blind

She has served on the CCB at all levels including committees advocating for accessibility for blind/vision impaired Canadians.

Vision Healthcare Vision Health Blindness Nursing

Farhang Rouhani

Associate Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Associate Professor, Department of Geography

Gender Studies Queer Theory Cultural Geography Iranian and Muslim Diaspora Human Geography

Alina Ball

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: balla@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8852 / Office 300-100

Corporate Law Transactional Lawyering Community Lawyering Clinical Education Critical Race Theory