Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Feryal Cherif

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Director of the International Relations Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Gender and Human Rights International Relations Politics of Middle East

John Meindl

Lecturer, Sport Management · Farmingdale State College

Professor Meindl is a Sport Marketing thought leader with 17 years of teaching experience in higher education.

Sports Marketing Sports Event Marketing Sports in TV & Film Sports Media Sports Management

Kashef Majid

Assistant Professor of Business · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Majid is an expert on reputation management and marketing strategy.

Sustainability Marketing Strategy International Marketing

Jodi Magness, Ph.D.

Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies. Adjunct Appointment, Department of Classics. Faculty member, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and the Curriculum in Archaeology · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Magness' research interests include Jerusalem, Qumran & the Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient synagogues, Masada and the Roman Army in the East.

Jerusalem Judaism Ancient Pottery Archaeology of Ancient Palestine Ancient Synagogues

Tom Szollosi

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

Tom Szollosi is a screenwriter and television writer

Producing Writing for Episodic Television (Drama and Comedy) Writing Feature Films Comedy Writing Screenwriting

David Garber

Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Writing/Producing for TV and Feature Film Writing for MMOG Video Games

Chris Foss

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Foss specializes in 19th-century British literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies.

British Victorian Novel Oscar Wilde British Literature Since 1800 British Romantic Literature British Romantic Women Poets

Neil Leyden

Founder/ Project Director · International DIgital Services Centre

International Digital Services Centre, Founder

Digital Strategist Future of Media Intellectual Property for Media

Paul Cuadros

Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

An award-winning investigative journalist with expertise in reporting issues of race and poverty, especially in the American South.

Documentary Film & Television Producer Film Journalism and Media Poverty

Faisal Shaikh, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Faisal Shaikh's areas of expertise include chemical engineering, biotechnology and microfluidics (lab on a chip).

Reaction Engineering Materials Science Biomolecular Engineering Chemical Engineering Characterization

Curt Schulkey

Lecturer, Recording Arts · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Music Editing Dialogue Editing Motion Picture Editing Sound Design for Film and Long Form TV Sound Effects Editing

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Mario Murillo

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Murillo has special interest in community-based radio journalism, Latin American studies, citizen's media, and civic engagement.

Civic Engagement Documentary Production Community Radio Latino Culture and History U.S./Latin American Policy

Fr. Patrick Connolly, S.J.

Associate Professor of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television, LMU Jesuit Community

Issues in Mass Media History of Mass Media Mass Media Theories Effects of Mass Media Film and Television

Andrea Phillips

Transmedia Writer & Game Designer

A Creator's Guide to Transmedia Storytelling. Expert transmedia designer Andrea Phillips shows you the future of digital marketing

Transmedia Storytelling Experience Design Interactive Design Game Design Digital Culture

Rodger Pardee

Professor and Chair of Recording Arts · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Recording Arts Sound Effects Editing and Design Film Production Digital Sound Editing for Film Post-Production Sound

Micki McElya, Ph.D.

Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Professor McElya is an expert in the histories of women, gender, sexuality, and race in the U.S., with a focus on politics and memory.

U.S. Cultural and Political History Women & Gender Sexuality & LGBTQ History Feminist Theory Queer Theory

Dr Jamie Lawson

Lecturer in Anthropology · University of Bristol

LGBTQ cultures, sex and sexuality, sexual minorities and sexual subcultures

LGBTQ+ Sexuality Sex Sexual Practices Sexual Minorities

Marc Pitre

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Film and Television · Loyola Marymount University

An award-winning filmmaker with wide-ranging talents and interests, Marc Pitre has pursued all aspects of motion picture production

Short and Feature Film Writing Video Production Television Development Feature Film Development Big Budget Feature Film Production