Shayne Piasta

Associate Professor | Teaching and Learning · The Ohio State University

Expert in reading and literacy in early and middle childhood education.

Child Development Early Childhood Education Childhood Literacy Literacy Reading and Literacy

Mark D. Morelli

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Lonergan Hegel Plato Philosophy's Cultural Role

Tanya Kaefer

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education · Lakehead University

Researcher in educational psychology with expertise in learning, knowledge, reading, and cognitive development.

Reading Development Cognitive Development Early Learning Learning & Development Media and Learning

Fumiko Hoeft

Scientific Director · University of Connecticut

Will be leading UConn's Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC), and joining the Department of Psychological Sciences.

Neuroimaging Scientific Writing Neuroscience Science Life Sciences

Cynthia Dawn Martelli, Ed.D.

Expert in children's literature · Florida Gulf Coast University

Cynthia Dawn Martelli specializes in young adult literature and children's literature.

Reading and Writing Workshop Young Adult Literature FGCU Literacy Festival Literacy Children's Literature

Danny Brassell

Founder · Lazyreaders.com

Reading Ambassador, Motivational Speaker & Founder of “The Lazy Readers’ Book Club”

Reading Motivation Creativity

Anastassia Fedyk

Assistant Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Labor and Finance Empirical Asset Pricing Behavioral Economics Experimental Economics

Mandy Brouse

Small business owner · Words Worth Books

Small business owner, marketing manager and occasional online columnist.

Small Business Business Publishing & Promoting Publishing Writing

Patricia Edwards

Professor of Teacher Education and Literacy · Michigan State University

Patricia Edwards is an expert in early/emergent/intergenerational literacy, family engagement, diversity issues

ELL Learners Urban Education Literacy Education Family Engagement Family, Community and School Partnerships

Georgene Troseth

Associate Professor of Psychology · Vanderbilt University

An expert in how toddlers' brains process (and learn from) what they see on screens, TV and video chat.

dialogic questioning Skype toddlers Ipad Child Development

Islam Issa

Senior Lecturer, School of English · Birmingham City University

Islam Issa's research focuses primarily on the modern-day reception of Renaissance and Early Modern English literature in global contexts.

John Milton Disability Studies Cultural Studies English Literature Early Modern Literature

Carl Rollyson

Professor of Journalism · Baruch College, The City University of New York

Professor of Journalism at Baruch College, The City University of New York

Marketing Quality Work

Jan Lacina

Interim Dean · Texas Christian University

Jan Lacina researches the areas of literacy instruction for English language learners and in writing instruction.

Student Affairs ESL Literacy Reading Higher Education

Endia Lindo

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Endia Lindo is an expert on teaching reading comprehension, research-based interventions and factors in student responsiveness.

Research Methods Reading Disabilities Special Education Instructional Strategies

Amy Bonomi

Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence

Domestic Violence Partner Violence Intimacy Dynamics Sexual Violence

Michael Figuccio

Assistant Professor, Psychology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Figuccio's teaching interests include child development, atypical development, physiological psychology, and introductory psychology.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Developmental Dyslexia Child Development

Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information & Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Hughes-Hassell's research focuses on social justice issues in youth library services

Library and Information Science Social Justice Youth Literature Education Reforms Academic Librarianship

Richard Appelbaum, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

Dr. Bradley Willcox

Professor and Director of Research · Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Dr. Willcox is also an author of a NY Times best-selling book on healthy aging

Long Term Care Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine

David Dodell-Feder

Assistant Professor of Psychology · University of Rochester

David Dodell-Feder's research looks at the processes that contribute to healthy and disordered social functioning, and their improvement.

Empathy Behavioral Methods Psychotic Spectrum Disorders Neuroimaging Relationship Psychology