Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Kara Alaimo

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

Dr. Kara Alaimo is a global public relations consultant, trainer, professor, and author.

Risk Management Global Public Relations Cross-Cultural Communication Media Theory Crisis Communication

Cristina Soriano, PhD

Associate Professor of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Cristina Soriano, PhD, studies the history of media & communication and transmission of knowledge and information in Colonial Latin America.

Atlantic World Venezuela Latin American Culture Cultural and Social History Latin American History

Andrew Selepak

Program Coordinator of the Online Master of Arts in Mass Communication · University of Florida

Dr. Andrew Selepak can speak to a variety of topics ranging from pop culture and online education to fake news and partisan media.

Personal Branding Online Learning Online Media Media Effects Social Media

Melita Garza

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Melita Garza’s areas of expertise include journalism history, diversity, businesses and economic news and literary journalism.

Media Literacy Fake News Journalism History Literary Journalism Diversity

Frank LoMonte

Director, Lecturer · University of Florida

Frank LoMonte is executive director of the Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information.

Government Transparency Mass Communication Freedom of Information First Amendment Open Data

Frank Waddell

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Frank Waddell's research interests are at the intersection of new technology and online storytelling.

Artificial Intelligence Media Violence Media Effects Online News Fake News

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Professor in Cognitive Science · University of Bristol

Leading voice on misinformation, fake news and propaganda

Online Information Climate Change Belief Misinformation Propaganda Fake News

Alan R. Dennis

John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Professor Dennis is an expert on teams, fake news and AI-controlled digital humans.

Teams Digital Humans Collaboration Artificial Intelligence Fake News

Peter Krapp

Professor, Film & Media Studies · UC Irvine

Expertise in: Secret communications & cryptologic history; cultural memory and media history; history of computing & simulations

Media History Cultural Memory Aesthetic Communication Cryptologic History Secret Communications

Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Samantha Bradshaw

Doctor of Philosophy Candidate · Oxford Internet Institute

Samantha Bradshaw is a D. Phil. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute, working on the Computational Propaganda project.

Government Internet Governance Cyber Security Social Media and Democracy Computational Propaganda

Professor Imran Awan

Professor of Criminology · Birmingham City University

He is one of the UK’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Conspiracy Theories of Lockdown Bigotry Extremism Islamaphobia Crime

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Professor Giampiero Favato

Director of the Institute of Leadership and Management in Health · Kingston University

He examines the economics of public health policy - and in particular the economics of inequalities in accessing medical treatments.

Pharmaceutical Industry Access to Medical Treatment Health Economics Vaccine Policy

Tom Mills

Lecturer in Sociology and Policy · Aston University

Tom Mills is a sociologist with an interest in media and communications, elite institutions and networks, and the use of digital methods.

Corporate Power Elites BBC Impartiality Sociology Media Communications

Richard Arum

Dean of the School of Education · UC Irvine

Richard Arum's research is focused on education, social stratification and formal organizations.

Social Stratification Legal and Institutional Environments of Schools Digital Education

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication and Information · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethan Zuckerman's work focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media

Tricia Jenkins

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Tricia Jenkins is an expert in digital media, international film festivals and how Hollywood and the CIA shape film and television.

Big Data and Media Television and Film Genres Hollywood and the CIA Russian Trolls International Film Festivals