Mara Scanlon

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Professor of English, Department of English, Linguistics and Communication

Digital Humanities Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory Twentieth-Century Literature Asian American Studies Bakhtinian theory

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Adam Little

Mentor | CBASE · LifeLearn, Inc.

Adam is a veterinarian and entrepreneur with a passion for applying his diverse experience towards tackling big problems.

Global Health Dogs Epidemiology Animal Nutrition Community Outreach

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Refugees and resettlement Social Mobilization Refugees

Barry Balleck

Professor and Chair, Political Science and International Studies · Georgia Southern University

Barry Balleck's research interests include human rights issues and the rhetoric of international relations.

Model United Nations Political Psychology International Studies American Foreign Policy International Organizations

Lenneal Henderson Jr., PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Internationally recognized urban scholar

Global Issues Energy Policy Urban Analysis Social Ecology Diversity Issues

Morton Schapiro

President · Northwestern University

Named the 16th president of Northwestern University with an extensive background in economics

Assessment and Accountability in Higher Education Opportunity in American Higher Education Aligning Athletics and Academic Values The Promise and Perils of Universal Higher Education Global Issues in Higher Education

Indira Samarasekera

Senior Advisor · Bennett Jones LLP

A metallurgical engineer by training, Dr. Samarasekera spent a decade as President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta

Education University Administration Mechanical Engineering Research Metallurgical Engineering

Yvette Lapayese

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Youth Participatory Action Research Critical and Feminist Methodologies Feminist Theories and Epistemologies Critical Social Theories Critical Media Literacy

John Sievenpiper

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Sievenpiper focuses on using meta-analytical techniques and randomized controlled trials to investigate diet and disease relationships.

Clinical Research Clinical Trials Nutrition Diabetes Epidemiology

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

Annalisa Enrile

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Professor of social work at USC, training a generation of change makers; storyteller; anti-trafficking warrior; defender of women and girls.

Human Rights Anti-militarization Immigration Policy Sex Trafficking Migrant labor

Renee Smith-Maddox

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work

Rattan Lal

Associate Professor, Soil Science | Environment and Natural Resources · The Ohio State University

Rattan Lal is a Professor of Soil Physics in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University .

Soil Science Environment Natural Resources

Anna DiStefano, EdD

Provost Emerita · Fielding Graduate University

Social Justice; Women’s Empowerment; Higher Ed. Accreditation

Accreditation Gender Empowerment Qualitative Research Action Research Methods Structural Inequality and Diversity

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, Ph.D., A.M., B.M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Music; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Communication; College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

An interdisciplinary scholar, Ndaliko studies arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa.

Ethnomusicology Black Atlantic Culture Social Engagement Sociopolitical Transformation Cultural Theory

Donald Hoffman

Professor Cognitive Science · UC Irvine

Donald Hoffman studies consciousness, visual perception and evolutionary psychology.

Visual Recognition Virtual Reality Philosophy Consciousness and Cognition Machine and Human Vision

Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Associate Professor of Psychology · Vanderbilt University

Neuroscientist and international expert in how brain size and structure affect cognition and longevity in animals.

Evolution Neuroscience Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Neurons Intelligence

Dr. Andres Lozano

Professor · Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine in 1983, Dr. Lozano underwent Neurosurgical Training at McGill University

Neurosurgical Treatment of Movement Disorders Micro-Electrode Recordings of the Human Brain

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.

Chancellor's Eminent Professor of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

DeSimone’s lab uses nanotechnology to engineer new disease treatment approaches, as well as 3D printing to engineer novel medical devices.

3-D Printing Nanotechnology Innovation Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering