Jim Finkelstein

President and CEO · FutureSense, LLC

A contrarian who is a stimulating speaker; an expert in people and organization strategy and a "millennial in boomer clothing"

Compensation: Reward and Motivation in the 21st Century Organization Communications: Effective Employee Engagement The New Cogenerational Workplace: From 18-80 Boards of Directors: Ethics and Responsibilities The People Dimension: Environment

Cecilia González-Andrieu

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Ecology and Laudato Si Art & Religion Playwright/poet Federico García Lorca Artist John August Swanson Equity in Education

Aidin Namin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Marketing Analytics Data Analytics Modeling Econometrics Retailing

Dr. Jackie Eldridge

Co-Founder Hearts and Minds Matter and Teacher Educator · Hearts and Minds Matter and Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Expertise in building safe, nurturing inclusive classrooms for all children through trauma-informed teaching and effective pedagogy.

Trauma-Informed Schools Presonality Dimensions Emotional Intelligence in School Leadership Teaching & Parenting

Bradley Nichols, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Bradley Nichols is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Engineering Education Engineering Design and Analysis Measurements and Instrumentation Turbomachinery

Siri Terjesen, Ph.D.

Professor & Associate Dean for Research and External Relations at FAU Business · Florida Atlantic University

Siri Terjesen is an expert in entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and strategy.

Philanthropy Corporate Governance Strategic Management Entrepreneurship Higher Education

Catherine Murray

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Enrolment Management, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences · Simon Fraser University

Dr. Murray is a professor in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies and member of the Centre for Policy Studies on Culture and Communities.

Communication Rights and Global Trade Broadcast Policy Cultural Infrastructure and Creative Cities Cultural Participation Cultural Practices

Regina Rahimi

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Regina Rahimi research is focused on issues of gender and sexuality in education and middle and high school drop outs.

Race and Class in Education Middle and High School Drop Outs Issues of Gender in Education Issues of Sexuality in Education Adolescent Literacy

Catherine Peters

Assistant Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Philosophy of Disability Aristotle Classical Physics Metaphysics Thomas Aquinas

Ken Holstein

Assistant Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Ken Holstein's research focuses broadly on AI-augmented work and improving how we design and evaluate AI systems for real-world use.

Worker-Centered Design Human-Computer Interaction Artificial Intelligence Applied Machine Learning Intelligence Augmentation

Jerome Forde

Managing Director

Managing Director of Forde HR with over 20 years experience in the industry.

Human Resources Mediation HR

Frank Ravitch

Professor of law and the Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion · Michigan State University

An expert in law and religion, including the U.S. Supreme Court and religion, U.S. constitutional law, and Japanese constitutional law

First Amendment Religious Freedom Constitutional Law Law and Religion Religion and Law

Robert Johansen

Co-Director · Cerritos Psychological Center

A new recipe for creating, enjoying and sustaining intimacy.

Ptsd Psychology Couple's therapy

Jason Baehr

Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Epistemology Virtue Theory Virtue Epistemology Philosophy of Education

Kyle Emich

Associate Professor, Management · University of Delaware

Prof. Emich's research explores the role of individual attributes in team dynamics and other collective environments.

Cognitive Processing Leadership Organizational Behavior Team Dynamics Group Dynamics

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Brad Elliott Stone

Professor of Philosophy and BCLA Associate Dean · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

20th Century Continental Philosophy Spanish Philosophy American Philosophy Martin Heidegger Michel Foucault

Candis Bond, PhD

Director, Writing Center; Assistant Professor of English · Augusta University

Professor Bond is an expert in Writing Center Theory and Practice, Composition and Women's and Gender Studies.

Identity Construction Intersection of space and place (perceptions of women in public space)

Ann Mirabito, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Ann Mirabito's research focuses on stigma, healthcare service experience, consumer health and workplace wellness.

Stigmas of Mental Illness Stigma Economics Workplace Wellness Health Policy

Scott Rader

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Charles “Scott” Rader has entrepreneurial work experience in the areas of information technology product development and management.

Literary Deconstruction in Consumption Meanings Ethnographic Exploration of Experiential Consumption Postmodern Consumer Culture Postmodern Consumption Social Media Marketing