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

Dr Martin Brenncke

Lecturer in Law · Aston University

Dr Brenncke's research focuses on financial regulation (particularly investor protection law) and statutory interpretation.

Statutory Interpretation Financial Services Law European Union Law

Professor Gavin Phillipson

Professor of Public Law and Human Rights · University of Bristol

Specialist in free speech, media law, the right to privacy and the UK constitution

Right to Privacy Right to Protest Public Law Human Rights Act British Constitution

Dr Gary Fooks

Reader, Sociology and Policy Co-director, Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC) · Aston University

Dr Fooks is a political sociologist with interests in the commercial determinants of health and corporate harm.

Global Health Policy Role of Corporations in Shaping and Influencing Policy European Union Politics Political Sociology

Karla McKanders

Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in refugee and immigration Law. Runs Vanderbilt's Immigration Practice Clinic.

Asylum Law Refugees Civil Rights Refugee Law Immigration

Professor Simon Tormey

Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law · University of Bristol

Exploring political theory, European politics, social critique and continental thought

EU Politics Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region Australian Politics Scottish Independence European Politics

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Gregory Brock

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Gregory Brock is a professor of economics specializing in economic development, transition economies, and regional economics.

Macroeconomics Regional Economics Economic Development Transition Economies Microeconomics

Chris Slobogin

Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in criminal law and procedure, mental health law and evidence law.

Juvenile Crime Insanity Defense Criminal Procedure Evidence Law Criminal Law

Robert W. Emerson

Professor · University of Florida

Robert W. Emerson focuses on all aspects of employment law and franchising.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Comparative Law Dispute Resolution Legal Ethics Franchise Law

Professor David Gordon

Professor of Social Justice and Director of the Poverty Institute · University of Bristol

Global leader on tackling poverty, social deprivation and social mobility

Climate Change and Poverty Poverty Statistics Hunger Social Deprivation Poverty

Kristi Bowman

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Expert in K-12 educational policy and law

Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance

Douglas Nelson

Professor of Economics · Tulane University

Douglas Nelson's current research interests are focused on the political economy of trade policy

Trade Economic Policy Political Economy of Trade Globalisation Trade Policy

Professor Hazel Barrett

Professor in Development Geography · Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), Coventry University

Professor Hazel Barrett is a leading researcher and campaigner on the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Human Rights Refugees Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Africa Social Justice

Colin Hicks

Thought Leader | Cultural Broker | Blogger · Independent

Thought leader, good motivational speaker/conference facilitator with an original take on culture & enterprise

Creative Strategy International Relations Cultural Diplomacy

Chris Umfreville

Senior Lecturer · Aston University

Chris Umfreville researches in the area of corporate insolvency, with a particular focus on corporate rescue.

Corporate Rescue Liquidation Insolvency Administration Business Rescue

Tom Wong

Associate Professor of Political Science · UC San Diego

Tom K. Wong's research focuses on the politics of immigration and how it links to race, ethnicity and identity.

Immigrant Civic Engagement Interior Immigration Enforcement DACA Immigration Policy Sanctuary Policies

Rasmus Goksor

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer · BISON Alternatives

Pitching industry-leading cleantech business solutions and technologies to your audience, you can raise your glass to a successful event

Entrepreneurship Private Law Theory Non-State Law European Integration American Federalism

Grace Pownall

Professor Emerita of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Information and Global Capital Markets Voluntary Disclosure Incentives and Practices International Accounting

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