Connie Russell

Professor · Lakehead University

Author, researcher, teacher with expertise in environmental and social justice education

Weight-Based Oppression & Size Discrimination Environmental Education Social Justice Education Wildlife Tourism Animals and Education

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

Stephanie J. Silverman

Bora Laskin National Fellow in Human Rights Research

Professor Silverman is an international expert on immigration control, particularly immigrant detention and community monitoring programs.

Immigration Policy Immigration Detention Refugee Studies Alternatives to Detention Public Policy Analysis

Tammy Schirle

Associate Professor of Economics · Wilfrid Laurier University

Associate Professor of Economics & Director of the Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis

Applied Econometrics Economics of Gender Economics of Aging Public economics Labour Economics

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

Matthew Coles

Professor of Practice · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: colesm@uchastings.edu

Civil Procedure Race, Sex and Sexual Orientation Discrimination Constitutional Law Freedom of speech Jail and Prison Conditions

William Chopik

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in social behaviors and individual differences and relationships.

Optimism Romantic Relationships Lifespan Development Personality Close Relationships

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

School Choice Educational Equity Industry Oversight Charter School Regulation Educational Leadership

Anna Erickson

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Dr. Erickson's research focuses on advanced nuclear reactor design and nuclear security and nonproliferation.

Non-Prolilferation Radiation Detection Nuclear Security

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

Hilary Black

Chief Advocacy Officer · Canopy Growth

Hilary has been serving patients for over 20 years and is committed to breaking down barriers to access medical cannabis for all.

Corporate Social Responsbility Social Justice Patient Advocacy Diversity and Inclusion Medical Cannabis

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Sharon Austin

Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American government, urban politics and African American politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Psychology expert, specializing in race and sex discrimination and intergroup dynamics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism Xenophobia Prejudice, tace- and sex- discrimination in hiring Homophobia Violations of International Humanitarian Law in war-time

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Felipa Chavez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | School of Psychology · Florida Tech

Dr. Chavez pursues a program of research reflecting issues of family dysfunction as seen through parent-child interactions.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Comorbid Parental Psychopathology Family Dysfunction Psychology Child Psychopathology

Keith J. Hand

Associate Dean for Global Programs, Professor of Law, and Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: handk@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4803 / Office 378-200

Chinese Law East Asian Legal Systems Contract Law Chinese Culture Human Rights Law

Mindy Erchull

Professor of Psychological Science · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Erchull focuses on feminist issues.

Feminism Psychology of Women Objectification and Sexualization of Women Body Image Menstruation

Martha Jackman

Professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section · University of Ottawa

Martha Jackman specializes in constitutional law, with a particular focus on issues relating to women and other marginalized groups

Constitutional Law Charter of Rights Women Marginalized Groups Access to Health Care

Mical Raz

Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy and Health · University of Rochester

Author of "What's Wrong with the Poor? Psychiatry, Race and the War on Poverty."

Foster Care and Adoptions Child Welfare Psychiatry Education Policy Race Culture and Ethnicity