Maurie Cohen

Professor, Humanities · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Maurie's research is centered in the field of environmental/sustainability social science

Socio-Technical Transition Management Sustainable Consumption Sustainability Science Environmental Social Science Environmental Policy

George Busenberg, PhD

Associate Professor of Environmental Management and Policy · Soka University

Professor Busenberg focuses on environmental policy

Environmental Policy Environmental Management

Peter Kochenburger, J.D.

Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Insurance LLM Program and Deputy Director of the Insurance Law Center · University of Connecticut

Peter Kochenburger specializes in insurance law and litigation.

Regulation and Litigation International Insurance Regulation Insurance Law and Litigation U.S. Insurance Regulation Consumer Protection

Peter J. Bergerson, Ph.D.

Expert in national and Florida politics and public policy · Florida Gulf Coast University

Peter Bergerson focuses on U.S. campaigns and elections, the presidency and congress.

U.S. Census Florida Politics Florida Elections Florida's role in national elections U.S. Politics

Noah Valenstein, J.D.

Expert in water policy and politics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Noah Valenstein is the former chief resiliency officer and head of the Department of Environmental Protection for the State of Florida.

Environmental Policy and Politics Water Policy Environmental Policy Everglades Agricultural Policy

Konstantinos Chalvatzis

Professor of Sustainable Energy Business · University of East Anglia

He has had significant project management experience in large energy infrastructure projects.

Energy Sector Innovation Energy Policy Rapid Decarbonisation Environmental Policy System-Wide Electrification

Carolyn Dudek

Chair of the Political Science Department, Director of European Studies · Hofstra University

Professor Dudek specializes in comparative politics with regional focuses in Europe and Latin America

Latin American Politics European Politics Regional Economic Growth and Development Fluent in Spanish

Edward M. Feasel, PhD

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, Professor of Economics · Soka University

Professor Feasel is responsible for academic affairs at Soka University.

Foreign Aid Economic Growth Economic outcomes and societal values Foreign aid, international trade and foreign direct investment Orange County Economy

Shane Barter, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Politics · Soka University

Professor Barter focuses on Southeast Asian politics, Civilians in war, as well as autonomous areas and conflict resolution

Minorities Separatism Indonesia Conflict Resolution Southeast Asia

Christianne Wilhelmson

Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance

Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.

Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture

Thomas Dietz

University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) · Michigan State University

Expert in climate change, human driving forces of environmental change, environmental values, environmental decision making

Ecology Environmental Policy Human driving forces of environmental change Climate Change

Jean Polfus

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of Manitoba

Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow working on caribou conservation in the NWT using non-invasive methods, traditional knowledge & sciart.

Ecology Ecology - Animal Movement and Space Use Conservation Biology Conservation Genetics Environmental Science

Jonathan Gilligan

Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the impact of human behavior and public policy on climate, with a focus on how small changes add up to make big differences.

Atmospheric Science Environmental Policy Climate Change Water Conservation Risk Management

Michael Weiner, PhD

Professor and Assistant Dean of Faculty · Soka University

Professor of East Asian History and International Studies, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of Faculty Research and Development.

Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Modern and Imperial Japan Japan's Minorities Economic and Social History of Modern Japan

Todd BenDor, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor in Sustainable Community Design, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences, and Director, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

BenDor's research aims to better understand the impacts that human activities and development can have on sensitive ecological systems.

Human Impact on the Environment Ecology Environmental Planning Land Use Planning Urban Modeling

Mark A. Boyer, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Executive Director · University of Connecticut

Mark A. Boyer studies environmental policy and global-local linkages. His research focuses on climate adaptation from global to local.

Simulation and Experimental Methods Climate Change Global-Local Linkages Globalization Environmental Policy

Sheila Colla

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies · York University

Dr. Colla is an interdisciplinary Conservation Biologist interested in pollinator conservation and evidence-based policy.

Conservation Biology Pollination Ecology Environmental Policy Wildlife Management

Katrina Rogers, PhD

President and Doctoral Faculty, School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Executive, consultant, board member, and teacher in the educational and nonprofit sectors

Sustainability Leadership International Environmental Policy Climate Change Energy Law European History

Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Environmental and climate justice, planetary justice, global commons, climate governance, and climate geoengineering governance.

Environmental Human Rights International Development Climate Justice Climate Geoengineering Institutional Analysis

Jason Chilvers

Professor of Environment and Society · University of East Anglia

He leads UK Energy Research’s Observatory for Societal Engagement with Energy (SEE).

Energy and environmental policy Sustainability Climate Change Climate Change Politics Social Engagement with Energy