Brooke Blevins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Education Faculty · Baylor University

Social studies education expert, focusing on civics education and pedagogy

Multicultural Issues in Education Teacher Education Civics Education and Citizenship Social Studies Education Action Civics Pedagogy

Dorian Traube

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

Dr. Traube focuses on early child development, home visitation, and telehealth solutions for families with young children.

Parent Education Telehealth Children’s Mental Health Infant Mental Health Home Visitation

Leslie Martin

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Martin specializes in urban sociology, race/ethnic relations, welfare and poverty issues.

Urban Sociology Race / Ethnic Relations Welfare and Poverty Sociology of Education Public Housing

Kathleen Becker

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Nursing expert, focusing on community-public health

Social Determinants of Health Nurse Practitioner Education Collaborative Nursing Practice Health Equity Health and Wellness

Richard Newmyer

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Senior Lecturer specializing in administration, facilitation, community organizing, governmental relations, social advocacy, and fundraising

Strategic Planning Facilitation Leadership Management Administration

Jennifer Lewis

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

Integrated health and mental health expert, focusing on HIV, suicide prevention, stress, trauma and resilience.

Psychotherapy Mental Health Adults and Healthy Aging Health

Joseph Krajcik

Professor and Director of the CREATE for STEM Institute · Michigan State University

Expert in K-16 teaching practices, focusing on the promotion of student engagement and learning in science

Designing Science Learning Environments Science Education Project-Based Learning

Kyle Cattani

Professor of Operations Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Industrial engineering expert, specializing in supply chain management and managing operations in the face of contingency

Operations Management Supply Chain Management Managing Operations in the Presence of Uncertainty Managing Product End of Life Mass Customization

Sara Mcsweyn

Senior Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Social work expert, focusing on the relationship between youth and familial ties.

Children, Youth, and Families

Katherine Starr

Founder & President · Safe4Athletes

Olympian Advocating for Athletes Rights - Safe and Positive Environment

Cynthia Okolo

Professor of Special Education · Michigan State University

Special education expert, focusing on content-area literacy for students with learning problems and disabilities

Learning Among Students with Disabilities Special Education History

Frank Ravitch

Professor of law and the Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion · Michigan State University

An expert in law and religion, including the U.S. Supreme Court and religion, U.S. constitutional law, and Japanese constitutional law

First Amendment Religious Freedom Constitutional Law Law and Religion Religion and Law

Gary Troia

Associate Professor of Special Education · Michigan State University

Expert in education, specializing in teaching writing to students with and without disabilities, methods for evaluating writing performance

Learning Disabilities Elementary and Secondary Writing Instruction Writing Assessment and Measurement

Mark Wilson

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in urban planning, disruptive technologies (internet, autonomous vehicles) and mega events (Olympics, World Cup)

Disruptive Technology Industrial Parks Internet and Cities Autonomous Vehicles Mega Events (Olympics, World Cup, Expos)

Russell Lucas

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in U.S.-Middle East relations and politics of the Arab world

Democratization Saudi Arabia Public Opinion Middle East Politics Foreign Policy

Wilfred Rimshot

Managing Director · Optirectamitis Foundation

Founder and expert on Optirectamitis Syndrome

Optirectamitis - Living an Enlightened Life Existential Despair Optirectamitis Syndrome - the Path Forward

Wayne Roberts

principal · Will Work for Food Policy

engaging speaker; expert on food issues ; connects local food, jobs, health and environment

Local Food Production Sustainable Food Green Jobs Food Charters Community Organizing & Development

SERGIO PANUNZIO

Director of Public Works · City of Clifton

Government agencies answer to operating like a business answer is Performance Measurement!

Government Piblic Works Management & Leadership Performance Measurement

Marc-Andre Pigeon

Director, Financial Sector Policy · Credit Union Central of Canada

Experienced financial services professional, researcher, and credit union advocate

Credit Unions Policy Finance Advocacy Research

Thomas Pogge

Director, Global Justice Program ; Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs · Yale University

Examining solutions to issues of global inequality and justice in health care are long-standing concerns for this Yale professor & author

Justice in Health Care Social and Political Philosophy Ethics and Moral Philosophy Globalization and Inequality