Christopher Finlay

Associate Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Political Science Communication New Media Global Communications Journalism

Spiro Kiousis

Executive Associate Dean, Professor in Public Relations · University of Florida

Spiro Kiousis’ research interests include political public relations, political communication, and digital communication.

Public Relations Campaign Public Relations Research Public Relations Strategy Political Communication

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa

CEO · Grassroot Diplomat

International diplomat making diplomacy accessible to everyone.

International Relations Diplomacy Public Diplomacy Foreign Affairs

David Morey

Vice Chairman · Core Strategy Group

President and CEO, DMG, Inc. (Strategic Consultant)

Political Campaigns Crisis Communications Public Diplomacy

Weiai (Wayne) Xu

Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliated Faculty at Computational Social Science Institute · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wayne Xu studies what he calls the "three Ds" on internet platforms: discord, distrust, and dishonesty.

Disinformation on social media plaforms China’s Digital Public Diplomacy Operations during the COVID-19 Crisis. Disinformation Dishonesty on internet platforms Computational communication

Erik Nisbet

Associate Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Expert in communication focused on non-democratic contexts, public diplomacy, foreign policy, public opinion and global problems.

Political Communication Public Opinion Science Communication

Heather Neisworth

Strategic Communications/New Media/Mobile Strategist · Nice Work PR

Strategic Communications Advisor/Digital Consultant

Corporate Branding Mobile Strategy Web Communications

Leonard Haynes, PhD

Former Trustee · Fielding Graduate University

International higher education; public diplomacy; appointed Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Education in 2017

Nonprofits Public Speaking Higher Education Community Outreach Grants

Haroon Ullah

Policy Planning Staff · U.S. Department of State

A scholar, diplomat and author of widely acclaimed Bargain From The Bazaar and Vying for Allah's Vote. Visit haroonullah.com.

Public Policy Pakistan Diplomacy International Relations Foreign Policy