T. William Lester, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lester is an expert on the impact of minimum wage and living wage policies on urban economic development.

Economic Development Labor Market Institutions Living Wage Policies Minimum Wage Policies Labor Economics

Jane Paige, RN, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Jane Paige is an expert in educational simulations and interprofessional education.

Interprofessional education Nursing Education Simulation as a Teaching Methodology

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Joel Fodrie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

F. Joel Fodrie is a fisheries ecologist at the UNC Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Science.

Mariculture Ecosystem services Oyster Reefs Coastal Ecosystems Oil Spills

Lera Boroditsky

Associate Professor of Cognitive Science · UC San Diego

Lera Boroditsky's research focuses on the relationships between mind, world and language.

Linguistic Relativity Cognitive Psychology Linguistics Language and Cognition Cultural & Linguistic Diversity

Holly Sotelo

Clinical Associate Professor, Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Holly Priebe Sotelo is a Clinical Associate Professor Field Education of Social Work

Mediation and Conflict Resolution Human Trafficking / Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Child Abuse and Neglect School Violence and Crisis Response Human Relations, Diversity and Equity

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

Sheila Ross, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Sheila Ross is an expert in the areas of universal design and engineering education.

Lillian Cassel, PhD

Professor of Computing Sciences | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Lillian N. Cassel, PhD, is an expert on information storage, classification, retrieval and networking.

Digital Libraries Web-based Information Retrieval Data Science Education Women in Computer Science

Tyan Parker Dominguez

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Health care systems expert, focusing on persistent racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality, pre-term delivery, and low birthweight

Inpatient and outpatient medical settings Community mental health clinics

Chengguo Xing

Professor/Associate Chair · University of Florida

Chengguo Xing's research has the long-term goal of developing solutions towards effectively managing human diseases.

Tobacco Use and Cessation Lung Cancer Risk Kava Lung Cancer Prevention

Pamela Hongsakul

Leadership Advisor · Hongsakul Media

Pamela Hongsakul is a Leadership & Media Advisor to some of Asia's most dynamic business and political leaders.

Leadership & Diversity The Healing of Our Society Minority and Marginality & the Role of the Media Executive Instincts Public & Private Management Models

Juan Araque

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Benjamin Soares

Professor · University of Florida

Benjamin Soares research is on Islam and Muslim societies in Africa with a focus on religious life from the 20th century to the present.

West Africa Christian-Muslim Relations Religion & Politics Islam and Muslim Studies Religion & Media

Giacomo Negro

Professor of Organization & Management and Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organization Theory Cultural and Creative Industries Economic Sociology

Robert Quinn

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry · Michigan State University

Robert Quinn's current research is on how the human microbiome is a consortium of microorganisms living on and in our bodies.

Bile Acid Metabolomics Microorganisms Microbiology Environmental and Evolutionary Biology

Michele Guidone

Assistant Professor · Georgia Southern University

Dr. Guidone investigates the ecological impacts of human alterations to marine and freshwater environments

Ecology Invasive Species Marine Algae Biology Pollution

Frances (Jack) Putz

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

Frances "Jack" Putz applies science to real-world problems related to ecosystem management and conservation.

Plant Ecology Indonesian Consevation Issue Economic Botany Applied Ecology Florida Natural History

Kellie A. McElhaney

Lecturer | Founding Director, Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on equity fluent leadership, value-creating strategies of diversity and inclusion, and corporate social responsibility.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Value-creating Strategies of Diversity and Inclusion The Gender Wage Gap Corporate Social Responsibility Women in Leadership

Robbin D. Crabtree

Dean of the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts