Jack Yu, MD

Pediatric Plastic Surgery · Augusta University

Dr. Yu is director of the Craniofacial Center at Children's Hospital of Georgia, where he has repaired cleft palates for more than 20 years.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatrics Pediatric Plastic Surgery Craniofacial Surgery Cleft Lip/Palette

Charles Venator-Santiago, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Venator-Santiago is an expert in US territorial law and policy with a focus on the history of citizenship

Nation-State building in the Americas Political Theory Latino Politics Puerto Rico/US Law Territorial Legal History Public Law

Joshua Kennedy

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Joshua Kennedy is an expert in American politics, with a more particular focus on the presidency and the federal bureaucracy.

Political Institutions Congress Presidential Power Federal Bureaucracy American Politics

Mary Anne Trasciatti

Director of Labor Studies; Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is the Director of Labor Studies. She also studies the role of public protest in social advocacy and building community.

Persuasion Women's Studies Public Space and Public Expression Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Protest

Sheng Dai

Assistant Professor, Geosystems Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Sheng Dai develops innovative testing techniques to study properties and processes in soils and rocks at elevated pressure and temperatures.

Reservoir Geomechanics Geomaterials Characteriztion Energy Geotechnics Flow in Porous and Fractured Media

Sharon Austin

Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American government, urban politics and African American politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

John Kraft

Dean · Georgia Southern University

John Kraft is the interim head of the college of behavioral and social sciences and has written about human social behavior.

Ethics in Psychology Conflict Resolution Program Development Human Behavior Social Psychology

Scott Thorp

Associate Vice President for Research / Chair, Depart of Art and Design · Augusta University

At Augusta University, Scott Thorp seeks to create a creative community around a nationally ranked art and design department.

User-Centered Design Concept Development Contemporary Art Digital Photography Creativity Research

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Public administration expert, focusing on child and family policy

The impact of early childhood investments on child well-being Role of policy in family violence and contraception subsidies How policy generates family complexity, data collection and decision making in the child protective system

Thomas Buckhoff

Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Thomas Buckhoff is an associate professor of accounting at Georgia Southern University

Anti-Fraud Education Litigation Support Services Forensic Accounting Fraud Detection Accountancy

Allison Burdette

Professor in the Practice of Business Law · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Burdette strives to give the students powerful knowledge about our legal system

Business and Environmental Law

Lowell Mooney

Director, Office of Graduate Programs · Georgia Southern University

Professor Mooney researches the impact of the Internet and mobile technology on business operations.

The impact of the Internet and mobile technology on business operations Management Accountancy Information Systems Accountancy Performance evaluation systems

Laura J. Burton, Ph.D.

Department Head, Educational Leadership · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on management in sports organizations and how gender stereotypes affect women working in athletics.

Gender Stereotypes Access and Success in Leadership Sport Management Gender Issues in Sport Leadership in Sport Organizations

Rachel Cummings

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Rachel Cummings is an expert in data privacy, algorithmic economics, optimization, statistics, and information theory.

Medical Instrumentation Home Monitoring of Chronic Disease Data Generation Machine Learning Data Privacy

Michael Nowatkowski, PhD

Associate Professor · Augusta University

A leading cybersecurity expert available to discuss online security, ransomware, and device security topics.

Hardware and Embedded Systems Cellular and Mobile Technology Defensive Cyber Operations Cyber Operations Education TCP/IP Protocol Analysis

Joel Wm. Friedman

Jack M. Gordon Professor of Procedural Law & Jurisdiction, Director, Master of Jurisprudence Program · Tulane University

Joel Friedman has expertise in employment discrimination law, labor law, civil procedure and mediation

Saloni Firasta Vastani

Associate Professor in the Practice of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Pricing Strategy, Marketing, and Analytics

Monetization Models International Marketing Customer Segmentation Predictive Analytics Market Research

Ryan J. Watson, PhD.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Watson's research focuses on vulnerable adolescents, with a focus on interpersonal relationships.

Social Support LGBTQ Health Sexual Health, HIV Prevention Sexual/Gender Minority Youth and Young Adult Health Family Acceptance and Rejection

Stacy Roberts

Lecturer · Augusta University

Stacy Roberts is an expert in salesmanship, sales marketing, principles of management, organizational behavior, and human resources.

Principles of Management Organizational Behavior Human Resources Marketing Salesmanship and Sales Marketing

Kristy Towry

John M. & Lucy Cook Chaired Professor of Accounting · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Managerial Accounting Internal Audit Behavioral Economics