Kelly Goonan

Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation · Southern Utah University

Dr. Goonan shares her outdoor recreation expertise with tips to stay safe while hiking, visiting national parks & exploring the backcountry.

Americans in the Outdoors Climbing Human Dimensions of Ecosystems National Park Sustainability Outdoor Recreation Management

Briget Eastep

Executive Director of Outdoor Pathways · Southern Utah University

Specializing in public lands, youth engagement, wilderness first aid, conservation youth corps, and recreation impact monitoring.

Stewardship Outdoor Education & Leadership Public Lands Workface Development Partnerships

Dan McCole

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on tourism, wine tourism, and social entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneruship Wine Tourism Tourism Sustainable Tourism Social Enterprise

Charlene Weaving

Associate Professor, Human Kinetics · St. Francis Xavier University

Leading researcher on gender and sport analysis

gender and sport Hockey and gender LFL Beach volleyball Olympics and ethics

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

Karen Melton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies · Baylor University

Her research focuses on positive family leisure experiences that enhance child development and family relations.

Program Effectiveness Intentional Family Family Finances Decison-making Family Time

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

Jibonayan Raychaudhuri

Associate Professor · University of East Anglia

His research covers trade policies, as well as how the spending habits of consumers change towards the purchase of eco & organic groceries.

Development Economics Environmental Economics Financial Economics International Economics

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

Justin Taillon

Assistant Professor · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Prior to returning joining academia Justin worked for six years in the hotels, two years in F&B, and one year in event management.

Community Branding Market-Based Conservation Socio-Cultural Sustainability Sustainable Tourism Volunteer Tourism

Justin O'Grady

Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology · University of East Anglia

His research is into the rapid detection of infections, particularly respiratory infections such as Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.

Detection of Pneumonia Respiratory Infections Microbiology Medical Microbiology Detection of Tuberculosis

Martin Dubuc

Physical Fitness Management professor and program coordinator · Cambrian College

An expert in physical fitness with a passion for travel and international volunteerism.

Stress Management Psychological Stimuli Physiological Stimuli Physical Fitness Management Exercise Physiology

Paul Gordon, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation · Baylor University

Expert on physical activity, and lifestyle-based research related to obesity and its co-morbidities across the lifespan

Health Human Performance Recreation Physical Activity & Health Obesity

Dr. Walter Wittich

Associate Professor · School of Optometry, University of Montreal

Dr. Walter Wittich's expertise focuses on the rehabilitation of older adults with combined vision and hearing loss.

Assistive Technologies Vision Rehabilitation Visual Neuroscience Optometry Audiology

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences · University of British Columbia

Mental health benefits of exercise | Body Image | Exercise behaviour change |Disability | Women | Knowledge Translation

Exercise Psychology Health Behaviour Change Exercise behaviour change Exercise and mental health Body Image

Kara Vuic

Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in 20th-Century America · Texas Christian University

Kara Vuic's research bridges the history of wars and militarization, the history of gender and sexuality, and social and cultural history.

War, Gender and the U.S. Military 20th Century United States Social, Cultural, and Gender History World Wars Women and the Military War and Society

Howard (Shih-Ming) Hu

Professor of Hotel, Resort, Hospitality Management · Southern Utah University

Specializing in international cuisine, hospitality management, and culinary science

Food Service Preparation Techniques International Cuisine Culinary Tourism Culinary Programs Hospitality Management

Mr. Grant A Donald

Creative Director · Silk Tree International

Design for an ageing population

Design guidelines and policy development Landscape Design Urban Design Master Planning

Thomas Dietz

University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) · Michigan State University

Expert in climate change, human driving forces of environmental change, environmental values, environmental decision making

Ecology Environmental Policy Human driving forces of environmental change Climate Change

Claudia Finkelstein

Director of Wellness, Resilience and Vulnerable Populations · Michigan State University

Dr. Finkelstein's area of interest is that of physician health, believing that thriving physicians provide excellent care to their patients.

Mind-Body Interaction Medical Education Internal Medicine Physician Health Medical Research