Bernadette Musetti

Professor of Urban and Environmental Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Teacher Preparation English Language Learners & Specially Designed Instruction Education Reform Professional Learning for Schools and Districts

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

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

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.

U.S. Resettlement of Refugees Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Children's Rights Migrant Children

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

Jennifer S. Schiff

Professor · Western Carolina University

Jennifer Schiff's research is in comparative water policy around the globe, with a concentration on policies targeting water scarcity.

International Studies Politics of Ethnic Conflict Model United Nations International Political Economy Global Issues

Kevin B. Johnson, Ph.D.

Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Johnson's research program revolves around plankton ecology, invasive species, harmful algae and estuarine restoration.

Estuarine Restoration Seagrass Ecology Marine Invertebrate Recruitment Plankton Ecology Invasive Species

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 · 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

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

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

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.

Associate Professor, Department of Geography; College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

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

Ethnomusicology Black Atlantic Culture Social Engagement Sociopolitical Transformation Cultural Theory

Gregory Heyworth

Associate Professor of English and Textual Science; Director, Lazarus Project · University of Rochester

Gregory Heyworth is a textual scientist who works on new ways to read ancient manuscripts and maps using spectral imaging technology.

Ancient Maps Ancient Manuscripts

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