Thomas Felke, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Expert in social issues and social justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Felke researches social issues such as food insecurity and affordable housing.

Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Affordable Housing Needs of Older Adults food insecurity Poverty

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Abe Usher

Chief Innovation Officer · HumanGeo Group

Chief Technology Officer at HumanGeo Group

Hadoop Social Network Analysis Big Data Data Science Data Analysis

Brianne Gilbert

Managing Director, StudyLA; Senior Lecturer, Political Science; Senior Lecturer, Urban & Environmental Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Social Science Research Public Opinion Research Survey Methodology Geospatial Data Mapping

James H. Johnson Jr., Ph.D.

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Johnson explores community and economic development and the effects of demographic changes on the U.S. workplace.

Diversity & Inclusion Entrepeneurship Urban Issues Political Economy Offshoring

Brenda Nicolas

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Brenda Nicolas is an expert in Latin American Indigenous diasporas, transnationalism, communal participation/identity & settler colonialism.

Social Movements Critical Indigenous Studies Latin American Indigenous Diaspora Mexican Migration Zapotec & Mixtec Indigeneity

Jackie Gallagher

Chair/Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gallagher's expertise focuses on the evolution of landscapes over time.

GPS and GIS Biogeography Geomorphology Quaternary Science Geography

Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Zhifang Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Zhifang Wang specializes in electric power grid vulnerability analysis, synthetic grid modeling, and renewable integration.

Cascading Failures in Power Grids Energy System Modeling and Optimization Integration of Renewable Generation Voltage Stability and Controls Smart Grid Communication Architecture

Marc Gallicchio, PhD

Professor and Chair of History | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Marc Gallicchio, PhD, is an expert on World War II, U.S. foreign relations, East Asia, modern military history and modern U.S. history.

History Modern Military History U.S. Foreign Policy Modern U.S. History World War II

L. Todd Wood

Editor-in-Chief · Creative Destruction Media/Tsarizm.com

Specialist in the National Security Threat from Economic Weakness and Sovereign Debt/The Russian Situation

National Debt Bond Market Russian Issues

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Laura Tamblyn Watts, LLB

President and CEO · CanAge

Nationally and internationally recognized expert on law and aging issues, with a specialty in law reform, policy, partnerships, and more.

Financial Literacy for Vulnerable Populations Plain Language Tool Development Legal Research Elder Law Mediation

Jason Kaiser

Associate Professor of Geology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in volcanoes and understanding how and why magma accumulates in the Earth’s crust

Structural Geology Chemistry of Minerals Potential Natural Disasters in Southern Utah Potential Geological Hazards in Southern Utah Volcanology

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Jan D. Hirsch

Founding Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences · UC Irvine

Jan Hirsch's research interests are focused in the areas of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research.

Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) Medication Therapy Management Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacoeconomics Drug Development

Janey Camp

Research Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert on climate change and interactions of nature and infrastructure.

Global Warming Land use GIS Precipitation Stem

Bridget Freisthler

Professor | College of Social Work · The Ohio State University

Expert in health and social problems based on neighborhood ecologies.

Child Abuse and Neglect Drug and alcohol use (particularly marijuana, opiates, and alcohol) Drug distribution systems GIS Spatial Analysis

Dawn Bowen

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bowen's expertise centers on the regional geography of Eastern and Western North America, and Latin America.

Geography and Development Human Geography Geography North American Geography

Laura Coristine

Liber Ero Fellow, postdoctoral researcher · University of Calgary

Researching solutions for climate change

macroecology climate change mitigation for biodiversity science communication and outreach GIS and spatial analysis