Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media

Leo Chavez

Distinguished Professor Anthropology · UC Irvine

Professor Chavez began his academic career as a Latin Americanist and has been working on transnational migration since the 1980s.

Media Representations Transnational Migration Immigration Latin America Medical Care

Lisa A. Costello

Professor, Writing and Linguistics & Director, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program · Georgia Southern University

Lisa Costello researches writing, gender and the Holocaust.

Rhetoric and Public Memory Genocide Studies Women's and Gender Studies The Holocaust Writing and Linguistics

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky

Professor in Cognitive Science · University of Bristol

Leading voice on misinformation, fake news and propaganda

Online Information Climate Change Belief Misinformation Propaganda Fake News

David S. Ardia, LL.M., J.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor, School of Law; Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism & Director, UNC Center for Media Law and Policy · UNC at Chapel Hill

Media lawyer, UNC law professor, technophile, and former faculty associate at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

Legal Research Legal Writing Constitutional Law First Amendment Law Copyright Law

Marsha MacDowell

Professor and Curator · Michigan State University

Marsha MacDowell is an expert in museums and communities, traditional material culture studies and digital preservation

Women's Art Art and Health Folklife and Museums Quilt Studies Community-Engaged Museum Work

Nilanjana Dasgupta

Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta studies how implicit or unconscious bias influences people’s first impressions and behavior toward others.

STEM Education Stereotypes Social Identity Diversity in Science Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Joseph Cabosky, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Joe's creative work and research focuses on public relations data analytics and the value of modern PR efforts

Polling Data Metrics Entertainment Advertising

Michalle Mor Barak

Dean's Professor of Social Work and Business · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Social work and management expert, focusing on global workforce diversity

Global Inclusive Workplace Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Social Work and Business Inclusion and exclusion of women and minorities in workplace Support systems in crisis situations

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

Kurt Dewhurst

Director, Curator, and Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on: Museum Studies, Folklore, Folk Art, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy, International Cultural Engagement

Cultural Heritage Practice International Engagement Cultural Policy Folklore and Folklife Museum Studies

Linda Durnell, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Virtual Reality, Media Psychology and Social Change

AR/VR/AI and Robotics Immersive Technology for Social Change Media and Consulting Technology Marketing

Kyra Pearson

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

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Rhetorical Criticism and Theory Public Discourse Advertising and Social Movements to Rap Music

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Michael Lynch, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy · University of Connecticut

Dr. Lynch's research focuses on truth and fake news.

Truth Fake News Democracy and Public Discourse Information Technology and Knowledge

Gordon Coonfield, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Gordon Coonfield, PhD, has expertise in visual communication, popular culture, philosophy of technology, and new media.

Popular Culture and Cultural Studies New Media Race and media Gender and Media Visual Communication

Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Danielle Brown

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

Clinical Associate Professor specializing in trauma, mental health care, interpersonal neurobiology, EMDR, and dance/movement therapy.

Grief and Bereavement Psychodynamic Theory EMDR Therapy Social Work Education Psychotherapy

Christian Lundberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, and Co-Director of the University Program in Cultural Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lundberg's research focuses on public discourse, rhetorical theory, and on debate and public speaking as critical democratic forms.

Public Speaking Rhetoric Political debate Political Communication

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia