Professor Ed Galea

Director of the Fire Safety Engineering Group · University of Greenwich

His research and software tools inform disaster management and crowd safety, and the design of safe buildings, aircraft and ships, globally

Fire and Evacuation Evacuation Computational Fire Engineering Fire Safety Civil Defence

Christin Munsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Munsch's research focuses on gender roles and family “breadwinners."

Gender Roles Family Breadwinners

Xiaoyun Yu

Associate Professor of Finance · Kelley School of Business at Indiana University

Expert in theoretical and empirical corporate finance, focusing on the nuances of information economics and the politics of economy finance

Information Economics Security Design Initial Public Offering Financial Institutions and Systems Political Economy of Finance

Mark Caleb Smith, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · Cedarville University

Dr. Smith is an expert in American politics, campaigns & elections, and constitutional law.

Constitutional Law Presidential Politics Presidential Campaigns

Karen Melton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies · Baylor University

Her research focuses on positive family leisure experiences that enhance child development and family relations.

Program Effectiveness Intentional Family Family Finances Decison-making Family Time

Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Schwenk studies the functional morphology and evolution of lizards and snakes.

Reptiles Lizards Phenotypic Evolution Evolutionary Biology Ecology

Gary M. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Professor Atkinson specializes in microelectromechanical systems

Microelectromechanical Systems Biochip Smart materials Micro and Nanofabrication Energy Conversion Devices

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Erdem Topsakal received multiple degrees in electronics and communication engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

Microwave Early Cancer Detection and Monitoring Microwave Hyperthermia and Ablation Wireless Medical Telemetry (Implantable and Body-centric) and E-Health Medical Applications of Microfluidics (Microfluidic Antennas and Sensors) Novel Microwave Antennas and Arrays

Leisha DeHart-Davis, Ph.D.

Professor of Public Administration Government · UNC-Chapel Hill

Leisha DeHart-Davis is a professor in the Master of Public Administration Program in the School of Government at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Employee Voice Emotional Labor Organizational Development Employee Morale Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression) Mentoring and Professional Development

M. Brent Donnellan

Chair, Department of Psychology · Michigan State University

An expert in personality traits, personality assessment, personality development, and research practices in the psychological sciences.

Relationships Personality Disorders Personalities Temperament

Reza Zomorrodi, PhD

Scientist, Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention · CAMH

Neuropsychology expert, with a penchant for computational neuroscience

Barry H. Rosen, Ph.D.

Expert in cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms and blue-green algae · Florida Gulf Coast University

Barry Rosen studies the nature of freshwater harmful algal blooms and their dynamics.

blue-green algae Cyanobacterial genetics Diatoms Limnology Fish kills

Natasha Rajah

Associate Professor · McGill University

Director, Douglas Brain Imaging Centre, Douglas Institute Research Centre; Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Neuroscience Neuroscience and Leadership MRI FMRI Memory

John E. Speich, Ph.D.

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

Engineering and program development expert with research focused on bladder biomechanics and robotics

Expert Witness Cooperative Education Engineering Education Mechanical Engineering Robotics

Bruce Verchere

Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine · Diabetes Canada

Specializes in childhood diabetes research

Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

Vicki Grassian

Distinguished Professor · UC San Diego

Vicki Grassian is an expert on the chemistry and impacts of atmospheric aerosols, indoor surfaces and nanomaterials.

Indoor Air Chemistry Atmospheric Aerosols Aerosol Chemistry Environmental and Health Effects of Nanomaterials

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

Dr. Bob Drost

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Drost's research and teaching focus specifically emphasizes Science Communication and Natural Hazard warning.

Tornado Warning Systems Tornados

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutritional Sciences · University of Connecticut

Nutrition expert, focusing on the relationship between exercise and protein intake

Protein intake in health obese and non-obese children Protein intake Energy balance and protein utilization in athletes