Greg Garrett, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of English · Baylor University

Popular theologian and cultural critic, exploring the intersections between film and popular culture, literature, religion, and politics.

Public Speaking Media Resource Creative Writing Religion and Culture Popular Culture and Society

Jennifer Pate, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics and Associate Dean of Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

General Economics Industrial Organization Experimental and Behavioral Economics Applied Microeconomics Public Economics

Karen Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Robert J. Sawyer

Science Fiction Writer · SFWRITER.COM Inc.

"Canada's foremost futurist" -- CBC Radio

Véronique Flambard-Weisbart

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - French · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Translation Studies French and Francophone Studies Film Studies Women Studies

Ronald Rash

Professor · Western Carolina University

Ron Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestseller Serena and Above the Waterfall.

Southern Writing Poetry English Appalachia Novelist

William Bridges

Assistant Professor of Japanese · University of Rochester

Bridges researches the intersection of modern Japanese literature, African-American literature, and comparative literature.

anime African American Culture African American Literature Japanese Literature Japanese Culture

Professor Kirsten Cater

Professor of Human-Computer Interaction · University of Bristol

Exploring the ethics and experiences of using highly sensory technology

Family Memories Big Data Gamification Augmented Reality Immersive Technology

Helen Boswell-Taylor

Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in sharing the complexities of biology and how all living forms are connected

Ways of Knowing STEM Students Evolutionary Biology Animal Behavior Scientific Literacy

Jeremy Pressman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of Middle East Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Pressman specializes in the Arab-Israeli peace process, US foreign policy, and the scope of political protests in the United States.

Political Protests Middle East Peace Process Arab-Israeli Conflict

Keith Schneider

Professor · University of Florida

Keith Schneider’s research focuses on food safety and understanding foodborne illnesses.

Foodborne Illnesses Food Safety

Andrea Paras

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Guelph

Professor Andrea Paras specialises in the ethics of international humanitarianism, with a special interest in religion and politics.

Humanitarian Assistance Human Rights International Development International Affairs Religion Politics & Culture

Stephanie Sipe

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Sipe researches university students’ perceptions of gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace

Fraud Corporate Fraud and Whistleblowers Employment Law Sexual Harassment Business and Employment Law

Pamela Gilbert

Professor · University of Florida

Pamela Gilbert’s current work focuses on the history of the body, medicine and literature in the 19th century.

British Literature Victorian Literature Medical Humanities

Jo Carrillo

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: carrillo@uchastings.edu

California Community Property Comparative Marital Property Community Property Systems in the U.S. and Beyond Economic and financial aspects of intimpate partnerships Archival Research About the Representation of Law in Culture

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

Barbara Roche Rico

Professor and Chair of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English

Michelle Faubert

Professor · University of Manitoba, Romantic Literature & Visiting Fellow, Northumbria University

Professor of Romantic Literature in the Department of English, Film and Literature

Romanticism Representation of Suicide History of Psychiatry Historical Feminism Literature of Sensibility

S.L. (Sid) Stebel

Emeritus Lecturer, MPW Program · University of Southern California

Lecturer/Grp Workshop Leader to "Finding Your Secret Story" based on his critically acclaimed writing book, "Double Your Creattive Power!',

Finding Your Secret Story How to Write an Autobiography Differences & Similarities Between Prose & Theatrical (Film) Writing Breaking Into Film Biz-Choosing the Right Path Subconscious Writing Process

Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information & Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Hughes-Hassell's research focuses on social justice issues in youth library services

Library and Information Science Social Justice Youth Literature Education Reforms Academic Librarianship