John Gilmore, MD

Thad and Alice Eure Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair of Research and Scientific Affairs; Director of the Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Gilmore is a physician with special interest in pre & early postnatal brain development and how it contributes to risk for schizophrenia

Bipolar Disorder Psychology Schizophrenia Community Mental Health Psychiatry

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, Ph.D., A.M., B.M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Music; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Communication; College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

An interdisciplinary scholar, Ndaliko studies arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa.

Ethnomusicology Black Atlantic Culture Social Engagement Sociopolitical Transformation Cultural Theory

Patrick Jung, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Patrick Jung's areas of focus include American history, German art history, and anthropology.

American History German Art History Cultural Anthropology American Indian History

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

Erika Lust

Filmmaker · Erika Lust Films

Erika Lust is a filmmaker, mother, writer, blogger, owner and founder of Erika Lust Films

Film & Video Directing Feminism Cinema Errotic Filmmaking Movie Producing

Michael Roizen, MD

Chief Wellness Officer; Chair, Wellness Institute · Cleveland Clinic

Reveals how to stay fit, the right way to diet, and how to control your genes, choose the right supplements and keep the brain healthy

The Cleveland Clinic Experience in Bending the Cost Curve: How Social Media Has Buttressed Other Technologies Changing Health Caregiver Stress Top 12 Things You Can Do for Your Health Economics of Prevention

Tom Betti

Communications Manager, Senior Business Transformation Analyst · State of Ohio, Office of Budget & Management

Creative & Engaging Storytelling : PR & Media Relations : Development & Advocacy : Nonprofit Leadership : Social Media : History

Media Relations Public Relations Historic Preservation Social Media Non-Profit Development

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Muneeza Sheikh

Partner · Levitt LLP

Muneeza Sheikh practices in the area of labour and employment law

Canadian Politics Diversity Engagement in the Workplace Human Rights in Canada Labour Law in Canada Employment Law in Canada

Vinny Lingham

Co-founder & CEO · gyft

Silicon Valley based Technology Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship Small Business Startups Freemium Mobile

Walter Isaacson

University Professor · Tulane University

Walter Isaacson is the chair emeritus of Teach for America and has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.

News Media American History History

Lori Baker, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Anthropologist and forensic scientist specializing in skeletal and DNA analyses

Anthropology Indentification of Remains Forensic Analysis of Skeletal Remains Reuniting Families Project Remains Found Along Mexican Border

Jean-Pierre Isbouts, DLitt

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Humanities scholar, award-winning filmmaker and best-selling National Geographic author

Music Theory Comparative Religious Studies Disruptive Technology Organizational Innovation Academic Writing

Wendy Taylor

Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy · York University

I search for exotic particles with the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Particle Physics Physics Magnetic monopoles Stable massive particles Antimatter

Virginia Estabrook

Assistant Professor of Anthropology · Georgia Southern University

Virginia Easterbrook research focuses on bioarcheology and paleopathology.

Bioarcheology Paleobiography Sociology Anthropology Neanderthals

Stephen Duncan

Professor of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film and Television Drama and Comedy; Screenwriting Directing and Producing

Michelle Orihel

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

In the age of social media, Dr. Michelle Orihel uses the letters of John and Abigail Adams to teach students to #RememberTheLadies

Women in U.S. History Women in Colonial America Gender History in the United States Political Associations Journalism History

Kristal Brent Zook

Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Prof. Zook is an award-winning journalist and author who covers social justice, race, and gender issues in media and politics.

Journalism Media Analysis Social Justice Issues Politics Race and Gender Relations

Sharon Mooney

Associate Professor, Film and TV Production · Loyola Marymount University

Sharon A. Mooney, MFA, Associate Professor in the School of Film and Television teaches post-production at LMU

New Media Short Film Production Post-Production Video Art Mutilmedia/Web TV

Paul Cuadros

Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

An award-winning investigative journalist with expertise in reporting issues of race and poverty, especially in the American South.

Documentary Film & Television Producer Film Journalism and Media Poverty