Shana Poplack

Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair (I) in Linguistics · University of Ottawa

Sociolinguist specializing in vernacular speech, with a focus on bilingual and minority contexts

Language Ideology Language Prescription African American Vernacular English French in Canada Language Contact

David Christensen

Professor of Accounting · Southern Utah University

Specializing in earned value project management, the history of accounting principles, and the profitability analysis of accounting

Cost & Management Accounting Accounting Accounting Ethics Accounting; Ethics Scandals and Moral Exemplars Accounting; Profitabilty Analysis

James Williams, PhD

Professor of Rhetoric and Linguistics · Soka University

Professor Williams examines education using Baudrillard's perspective on consumerism and simulacra

Clasical Rhetoric Psycholinguistics Assessment Neoliberalism Higher Education

Christopher L. Busey

Assistant Professor of Curriculum, Teaching, and Teacher Education School of Teaching and Learning; Affiliate Faculty, Center for Latin American Studies · University of Florida

Christopher Busey’s research broadly examines the intersection of race and education.

Intersections of African American and Afro-Latinx Racial Thought in Education Educational Activism and Policy for Afro-descendant Communities Afro-Latin History and Citizenship Education Latin American Studies

Kimberly Fenn

Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Sleep and Learning Lab · Michigan State University

An expert on the effect of sleep on learning and memory

Sleep Deprivation and Memory Sleep Deprivation Sleep Sleep and Human Performance Fitness and Memory

Véronique Flambard-Weisbart

Professor and Chair of Modern Languages and Literatures - French · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Translation Studies French and Francophone Studies Film Studies Women Studies

Jose Sainz

Professor of Spanish · University of Mary Washington

Professor of Spanish, Center for International Education, Modern Languages and Literatures & Director, Center for International Education

Translation International Affairs Spanish Culture Philology Spanish History

Rebeca Acevedo

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Spanish Education Romance Linguistics Spanish Linguistics USA Spanish Linguistics

Alexandros Tsamis

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture; Graduate Program Director; Associate Director, Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Architect focused on composite materials, building energy systems and advanced manufacturing technologies for the built environment.

Manufacturing Technologies for the Built Environment Tectonics Composite Materials Ecology Material and Energy-based Computational Design

Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

John Connolly

Emeritus Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

John.Connelly@lmu.edu

Karen Muldoon-Hules

Lecturer in Yoga Studies · Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Lecturer in Yoga Studies and Theological Studies

East Asian Buddhisms Religions in “Classical Period” South Asia Religion and gender Indian Buddhisms Religion in film and media

Ben Radcliffe

Lecturer of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Ben Radcliffe studies Ancient Greek literature, focusing on Homeric studies, critical theory, and aesthetics.

Classics

Christopher L. Gipson

Postdoctoral Instructor of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Christopher Gipson is an expert in Greek mythology and tragedy, as well as cannibalism and anthropophagy in Greek literature.

Greco-Roman Religion Satyr-Play Greek Tragedy Greek Literature Greek Mythology

Maya Clark

Program Director and Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders · Georgia Southern University

Maya Clark is an expert in language development and disorders in school-age children, literacy acquisition and development.

Social cognitive theory and clinical education Literacy acquisition and development Language development and disorders Cultural, linguistic and socio-economic factors in communication and cognition Service-Learning

Jordan Smith

Conductor · Symphony Number One

Conductor

Music Classical Music Opera

Darin L. Hammond

Entrepreneur | University Writing Professor| Web Developer | Professional Writer · ZipMinis Freelance Writing

Web Developer and Blogger at ZipMinis

Business Writing and Communication Resume Writing Professional Writing

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture

Lyn Millner, M.F.A.

Expert in news literacy, journalism, writing and cults · Florida Gulf Coast University

Lyn Millner is an author whose specialties include Florida history and narrative journalism.

Editing Journalism History News Literacy Mobile Journalism Grammar

Philip Patston

Managing Director · Diversity New Zealand Ltd

Leading diversity, creating change

Strategy Diversity Leadership Social Change Executive Mentoring