David M. Porter Jr.

Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Experienced leader and driver of diversity efforts in the higher education and media industries

Diversity and Inclusion Higher Education Administration and Management Fundraising Program Design and Implementation

Julie Byrne

Professor of Religion · Hofstra University

The Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Chair in Catholic Studies at Hofstra University

Religion and Popular Culture Religion and Sports Pope Francis Independent Catholics Roman Catholics

Matt Andersson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Expert on health inequality, focusing on educational and socioeconomic inequalities in mental and physical well-being

Parent-child Bonding Comparative parenthood Health Behaviors Health inequality Parent-child Bonding

Sameer Srivastava

Associate Professor | Harold Furst Chair in Management Philosophy and Values | Co-Director, Computational Culture Lab · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Economic Sociology Research Design and Methods Culture and Cognition Network Analysis Organizational Theory

Nadia Y. Kim

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Migration Immigration Race and Ethnicity Gender and Transnationality/Globalization Race/Gender/Class Intersectionality

Lisa Loutzenheiser

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy · University of British Columbia

Lisa Loutzenheiser's research is focused on the educational experiences of marginalized youth.

Youth and Education Qualitative Methods Sociology of Education Anthropology of Education Queer Theory

Deborah M. Weissman, J.D.

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law

Refugees Women's Issues Poverty Law - Legal Services Immigration and Citizenship Human Rights Civil Rights

Diana C. Parry

Professor, Applied Health Sciences, Special Advisor to the President, Women's and Gender Issues · University of Waterloo

Dr. Diana C. Parry research explores the roles of leisure in women’s health and wellbeing through a feminist lens.

Women's Leisure Gender Leisure Health and Well-Being Qualitative Inquiry Feminist Theory

José I. Badenes, S.J., Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Gender and Sexuality Theology and literature Hispanic modernismo Federico Garcia Lorca Comparative Literature

Farhang Rouhani

Associate Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Associate Professor, Department of Geography

Gender Studies Queer Theory Cultural Geography Iranian and Muslim Diaspora Human Geography

Melissa Williams

Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Expert on social identities (gender, race, culture, stigma) and workplace hierarchies.

Social Psychology Power & Corruption Gender wage gap Women in the Workplace Diversity & Inclusion

Nishtha Langer

Associate Professor of Business Analytics · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Authority in the field of business and societal value of IT and IT human capital

Social Media Analytics Human Capital Women in IT Business Analytics Information Technology and Business Analytics

John Mercer

Professor of Gender and Sexuality · Birmingham City University

John Mercer is recognised as one of the leading voices in the study of gay pornography and gay culture.

Gender 1950s Hollywood Cinema Masculinity Sexuality Pornography Representations

Brit McKay

Associate Dean of Students & External Affairs · Georgia Southern University

Professor McKay's research focuses on the use of expert systems in designing decision aids and recent developments in taxation

Accounting Information Systems International Accounting Issues Decision Aids Taxation International Accounting

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women

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

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Iraqi-Canadian Socio-Legal Academic & Advocate

Middle Eastern Affairs Iraqi Affairs Counter-Terrorism Islamophobia Racial Profiling

Taylor Hargrove, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Sociology · The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: Health disparities across the life course, focusing on the consequences of race, skin color, gender, and social class.

Aging and the Life Course Population Health Racial/Ethnic, Gender, and Skin Tone Stratification Health disparities by race and ethnicity

Marilyn Freimuth, PhD

Doctoral Faculty and Director of the Neuropsychology Specialization Training Program · Fielding Graduate University

Author of two groundbreaking books providing tools for recognizing substance and behavioral addictions

Addiction Assessment Provider-Patient Relationships Addiction Treatment Within the Context of Psychotherapy Thinking About Theories : Finding Your Clinical Orientation Facilitating Addiction Recognition in Mental Health Care and Health Care Settings

Nina Reich

Associate Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Service-Learning and Politics Rhetoric Critical Theory Social Movements Gender