Eric Kirby

Assistant Professor of Management, Leadership and Business Law · Southern Utah University

Specializing in student success strategies, civil litigation, and student retention and first year experience in higher education

Non Traditional Students in Higher Education Second Year Retention in HIgher Education Student Success Strategies Student Retention in Higher Education Political Science

Jun Du

Professor of Economics · Aston University

Professor Du's main research interest is to understand the driving forces and impediments of productivity enhancement and economic growth.

Economics Trade

Rob Salkowitz

Principle/Strategist · MediaPlant, LLC

How is the Young World changing business?

Entrepreneurship Globalization Innovation Youth Emerging Economies

Peter Coclanis, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.

Distinguished Professor; Director, Global Research Institute, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D · UNC-Chapel Hill

Albert R. Newsome Professor Professor and Director of the Global Research Institute

Southern Economy Asian Studies Globalization Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Economic Development

Keith Mellinger

Professor of Mathematics · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Mellinger blends mathematics and music.

Discrete Mathematics Coding Theory Geometry Math

Robert Wiseman

Senior Associate Dean · Michigan State University

An expert in Executive compensation and risk attitudes

Decision Making Executive Compensation Agency Theory Risk

Christopher A. Cooper

Madison Distinguished Professor of Political Science & Public Affiars and Director of the Public Policy Institute · Western Carolina University

Christopher A. Cooper's research is on N.C. politics, southern politics, political behavior and behavioral public administration.

Election Administration Public Administration Southern Politics American Politics Parties, Campaigns and Elections

Stephen Dyson, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Stephen Dyson's research is focused upon the psychology of elite decision making in foreign policy.

Elite Decision Making Foreign Policy World Leaders International Relations

Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Environmental and climate justice, planetary justice, global commons, climate governance, and climate geoengineering governance.

Environmental Human Rights International Development Climate Justice Climate Geoengineering Institutional Analysis

Gretchen Helmke

Professor of Political Science · University of Rochester

Professor Helmke's research focuses on democratic political institutions, rule of law, and Latin American politics.

Institutional crises in Latin America Rule of Law Democratic Political Institutions Latin American Politics

Maya Israel

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Maya Israel researches how to support academically diverse learners’ meaningful engagement in computer science education.

Technology Integration Inclusive Education Computer Science Education Special Education Universal Design for Learning

Laura Mersini-Houghton, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Mersini-Houghton studies the origin of the universe, dark energy and the quantum physics of black holes.

Quantum Physics Cosmology Black Holes Dark Energy Origins of the Universe

Professor Adam Finn

Professor of Paediatrics · University of Bristol

Addressing infectious diseases and immunology with a core specialism in children's vaccines

Development of Vaccines Immunology Infectious Diseases Vaccines

Elizabeth McRae

Associate Professor · Western Carolina University

Elizabeth McRae’s teaching and research interests include the intersection of race, gender and politics in America and in the modern South.

American History American South Race and Politics Gender and Politics Modern South

Toby S. Daly-Engel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Daly-Engel's research uses genomics, field ecology and modelling to study shark populations.

Molecular Ecology Shark Behavior Marine Biology Field Ecology Genomics

Charles Kurzman, Ph.D.

Philip Stadter Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology, and consortium director of the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Charles Kurzman is a Professor of Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specializing in Middle East and Islamic studies.

Sociology of Religion Islam and the Middle East Middle East Studies Democracy Building Terrorism

Wesley Longhofer

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organizational Sociology Business and Society Social Enterprise Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change

Gustavo Vejarano

Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Wireless Multihop Networks (Wmn) Cognitive Radios and Networking Cross-Layer Design Cyber-Physical Systems: adaptation mechanisms for WMNs to human activity and behavior Self-Organized Communication Networks

Joan C. Williams

Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: williams@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4706 / Office 402-100

Property Law Feminist Legal Theory Work Life Balance Gender and Sexuality in the Law Work Conflict

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying