Kari Sampsel

Medical Director, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program, Attending Staff Emergency Physician · The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine & University of Ottawa

Emergency Medicine, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Clinician, Educator and Advocate

Emergency Medicine Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sexual Assault Awareness

Dr. Bob Drost

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Robert Drost's research and teaching focus specifically emphasizes Science Communication and Natural Hazard warning.

Tornado Warning Systems Tornados

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Oeldorf-Hirsch's research focuses on information sharing on social media, particularly in the areas of news, science, and well-being.

Science Communication News Engagement Computer-mediated communication Communication Technology Social Media

Michael Bachmann

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice · Texas Christian University

Michael Bachmann uses predictive analysis and researches cybersecurity issues to better predict crime events.

Project Safe Neighborhoods - Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program German Culture Hackers Risk Terrain Modeling Crime Mapping

Avelardo Valdez

Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice Policy Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population Professor of Social Work and Sociology · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Valdez is an expert on the relationship between substance abuse and violence and health issues among high-risk groups.

Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Behavioral Health Social Development and Policy

Chad Post

Publisher, Open Letter Books · University of Rochester

Chad Post is publisher of the University's nonprofit, literary translation press, Open Letter Books, and an expert on literary translation

Literary Translation Academic Publishing World Literature

John Pironti

President · IP Architects, LLC.

Experienced, knowledgable, dynamic, high energy speaker who is an industry thought leader information risk management and security and has a

Information Risk Management and Security Cyber Security It Audit It Compliance It Risk Management

Branden Grimmett

Associate Provost, Career and Professional Development · Loyola Marymount University

Higher Ed Leader & Speaker | Inclusion & Equity Advocate | Student Career Readiness Expert

#BlackLivesMatter and the job hunt Job Searching during COVID-19 Career Development Internships Change Management

Debra Furr-Holden

C.S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health · Michigan State University

Debra Furr-Holden is an epidemiologist with expertise in drug and alcohol dependence epidemiology and prevention science.

Health Equity Prevention Science Drug and Alcohol Dependence Epidemiology Public Health

Sherry Pagoto, Ph.D.

Professor of Allied Health Sciences · University of Connecticut

Leveraging technology for health promotion and disease prevention

Health Behavior Sun Safety Skin Cancer Prevention Digital Health Social Media

Thomas Jeitschko

Professor of Economics, Dean of The Graduate School and Associate Provost for Graduate Education · Michigan State University

Thomas Jeitschko is engaged in research in antitrust and consumer protection across different markets and industries.

Pricing Policies Telecommunications Financial Markets Consumer Protection Antitrust

Evelyn McDonnell

Professor of Journalism and New Media · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Journalism New Media Popular Culture and Society Women's Studies

Tom Holt

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Thomas J. Holt is an expert in Cybercrime, Cyberterror, and Information Warfare Researcher

Terror Malware Information Warfare Cybercrime Identity Theft

Alina Fisher

Research Manager · University of Victoria, Environmental Studies

Communicating science for informed decision making

Population Ecology Science Communication science communication and outreach Ecology Wildlife Conservation

Alice Cepeda

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

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education

Brian Mittendorf

Chair | Department of Accounting and MIS · The Ohio State University

Expert in nonprofit accounting and financial management

Accounting in supply chain management Incentive contracting Nonprofit Organizations Competitive Strategy Accounting

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Thomas LaVeist

Dean of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine · Tulane University

Dean Thomas LaVeist's areas of expertise include U.S. health and social policy and the role of race in health research.

Vaccine Hesitancy COVID-19 Health disparities by race and ethnicity Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health

Lois Weithorn

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weithorn@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4660 / Office 366-200

Bioethics and the Law Criminal Law Family Law Mental Health Law Social Science and Law

David C. Shepherd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor with Tenure · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Shepherd conducts research in the areas of software engineering, human computer interaction, and computer science education.