Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Michael Y. Simon

Psychotherapist, Author and Parent Educator · Practical Help for Parents

Psychotherapist, Author, Educator and Public Speaker

Teens and Digital Media Alcohol Drugs and Parties: New Ways for Understanding

Hanan Hammad

Associate Professor and Director of Middle East Studies, History · Texas Christian University

Professor Hammad focuses on Middle Eastern history and Islamic civilization

Modern Middle Eastern History Revolutionary Iran Middle East Women in Syria and Iraq

Tanya Saunders

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Tanya Saunders is interested in the ways in which the African Diaspora, throughout the Americas, use the arts as a tool for social change.

Sociology of Culture Social Identity Latin American and Caribbean Studies Comparative Sociology African Diaspora Studies

Rebecca Johnson

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Victoria

Rebecca Johnson is a pioneer in Canadian law-and-film scholarship.

Intercultural Communication Indigenous Affairs Sexuality and the Law Same-sex Couples Colonialism

Lawrence A. Tritle

Emeritus Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Comparative War and Violence Vietnam War Impact of Violence On Culture and Society Greek and Roman History Study of War and Violence

Holly Rosen

Director of MSU Safe Place · Michigan State University

Holly Rosen is an expert for over 30 years providing support services and educational information about relationship violence and stalking.

Safety Planning Expert Witness Stalking Social Work Field Instructor Intimate Partner Violence

Claire Sisco King

Associate Professor of Communication Studies · Vanderbilt University

Expert in media and visual culture, with a particular emphasis on the study of gender and sexuality.

Pop Culture Civic Identity Gender Media Visual Culture

Marne L. Campbell

Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

African American History The American West 19th and 20th Century US History Gender and Women's HIstory Urban History

Kim Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition · University of Guelph

Associate Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies

Oral history and Indigenous knowledge translation Community-based Indigenous research Indigenous Masculinities Indigenous feminism Gender and Indigenous peoples

Peggy Cooke

Board Member · Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

Feminist blogger and activist with a decade of administrative and advocacy experience in reproductive rights.

Abortion Social Justice Feminism Abortion in Canada Reproductive Health

Michael Adams

Chief Executive Officer · SAGE

CEO of SAGE, the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older people

Program Strategy Non-Profit Finance Strategic Planning Shaping Public Debate Persuasive Writing

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

Professor and Chair of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Cultural Studies Feminist Theory Latina Literature Feminist Discourse Critical Theory

Danielle Borgia

Senior Lecturer of Women's and Gender Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Comparative U.S. and Mexican Literature Community-based Learning Feminist Theory and Pedagogy

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Sameer Hinduja is recognized internationally for his work on the subjects of cyberbullying, safe social media use, and youth well-being.

Safe Social Media Use Cyberbullying

Richard Arum

Dean of the School of Education · UC Irvine

Richard Arum's research is focused on education, social stratification and formal organizations.

Social Stratification Legal and Institutional Environments of Schools Digital Education

Shanea Thomas

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

Shane'a Thomas has expertise in life transitions, bereavement, depression, women’s issues, and various lifestyle identities.

LGBTQ Consent Sexuality Self Care Relationships

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation