Melanee Thomas

Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Calgary

Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science

Research Methodology Public Opinion and Policy Gender and Politics Political Psychology and Behaviour Comparative and Canadian Politics

Adam Schiffer

Associate Professor, Political Science · Texas Christian University

Professor Schiffer writes and speaks on media bias, presidential nomination contests, political news, elections, and public opinion.

Public Opinion and American Politics National Elections Political News Presidential Nomination Contests Media Bias

Raymond L. La Raja

Professor of Political Science / Associate Director of UMass Poll · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ray La Raja's research interests include political parties, interest groups, elections, campaign finance and political participation.

Public Policy and Organizations Elections and Polling Political Science Campaign Finance American Politics

Justin H. Gross

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Justin Gross's research focuses on U.S. ideologies, political communication in mass and social media, public opinion, and public policy.

Framing Public Policy and the News Public Opinion and American Politics Identity and political beliefs Political Communication and Social Media U.S. Ideologies

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair · Florida Atlantic University

Kevin Wagner's research and teaching interests include judicial politics, political behavior and legislative behavior

Florida Politics Politics in Film and Fiction Research Methods Public Opinion and American Politics Political Party and Interest Groups

Kelly Welch, PhD

Professor of Sociology and Criminology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Kelly Welch, PhD, is an expert on racial and ethnic profiling, racial disparities in school discipline and public punitiveness toward crime.

Criminology Racial Profiling School-to-Prison Pipeline Race and Justice Social Justice

Dr. Trevor McCrisken

Associate Professor, Politics and International Studies · University of Warwick

US presidential politics, US foreign policy, US elections; politics in popular culture; US military force, counterterrorism and drones

US-Russia Relations US-Europe Relations Presidential Election Politics Drones for Targeting Killing US Policy Towards Iraq

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

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

James Kendrick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media · Baylor University

Expert on film theory/aesthetics, the history of motion pictures, media and society, violence in the media, and horror film

Film History Film and Media Theory Violence in the media Media censorship and regulation Horror film

Keith J. Hand

Associate Dean for Global Programs, Professor of Law, and Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: handk@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4803 / Office 378-200

Chinese Law East Asian Legal Systems Contract Law Chinese Culture Human Rights Law

Shubho Bandyopadhyay

George W. and Lisa O. Etheridge, Jr. Professor · University of Florida

Shubho Bandyopadhyay studies net neutrality, information systems and public policy.

Information Systems and Operations Management Economic Consequences of Information Systems Information Systems and Public Policy Offshore Outsourcing of Services Net Neutrality

Aashish Kumar

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Kumar is a social action scholar and a documentary filmmaker.

democratic discourse Filmmaking Civic Engagement grassroots advocacy

Tomeka Robinson

Professor of Rhetoric & Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Robinson is an expert on effective public debate as well as health communication. She directs Hofstra's award-winning forensics team.

Public/Social Advocacy Rhetoric Health Communications Argumentation and Debate Intercultural Communication

Micah Berman

Assistant Professor I Moritz College of Law & College of Public Health · The Ohio State University

Micah Berman is assistant professor of public heath and law at Ohio State University and a member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Public Policy Public Health Legal Doctrine Tobacco Policy

Alan J. Singer

Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology · Hofstra University

Alan Singer specializes in social studies education and United States history.

Social Studies Education United States History History of Slavery Teaching race. ethnicity and class

Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Eric Freedman

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Freedman focuses on constitutional law and history, as well as the death penalty and habeas corpus

Constitutional Law First Amendment Law Death Penalty

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein

Associate Director · Columbia International Longevity Centre

Dr. Ruth Finkelstein translates interdisciplinary scientific knowledge on aging and its societal implications into policy-focused practice.

Vaccination Public Policy Ageing in Place Lifelong Learning Active Ageing

Sarah Teetzel

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management · University of Manitoba

Dr. Sarah Teetzel’s research focuses on applied ethical issues in sport with emphasis on the intersection of rules and values.

Gender in sport Doping and drug testing in sport Olympic studies Philosophy and ethics of sport