Sophie Bacq

M&E, Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Sophi Bacq is an expert in social entrepreneurship, social innovation, catalytic innovation and qualitative research.

Higher Education Social Sciences Research Entrepreneurship Qualitative Research

Paul Loeb

Founder · The Campus Election Engagement Project

Author and lecturer on civic engagement

Citizen Activism Community Involvement Political Hope Students Youth Involvement

Bryan Crable, PhD

Professor; Founding Director, Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Bryan Crable, PhD is a Professor with expertise in rhetoric and politics, contemporary issues of race in America, and social justice.

Rhetoric and Politics Race and Identity Philosophy of Communication and Language Social Change Whiteness

David Smilde

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and and Senior Associate Fellow at CIPR · Tulane University

David Smilde is an expert in the sociology of culture, sociology of religion, social movements, political sociology and Latin America.

Human Rights Social Movements Sociology of Culture Sociology of Religion Political Sociology

Shaun Anderson

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Quantitative Research Community Development Organizational Communication Strategic Communication Mass Communication

Shobha Gurung

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Specializes in gender and labor, comparative family and community, migration, globalization, and transnationalism, and civic engagement.

Global Civic Citizenship Human Rights and Social Justice Gender and Labor Studies Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Community Gender and Society

Michalle Mor Barak

Dean's Professor of Social Work and Business · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Social work and management expert, focusing on global workforce diversity

Global Inclusive Workplace Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Social Work and Business Inclusion and exclusion of women and minorities in workplace Support systems in crisis situations

Veena Dubal

Associate Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contact: dubalv@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4860 / Office 364-200

Critical Race Theory Sociology of Social Movements Legal Anthropology Work Law Law and Social Change

Ethan Zuckerman

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Communication and Information · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethan Zuckerman's work focuses on building alternatives to the commercial internet.

Social Media Governance Technology and Social Change Digital Public Infrastructure Online Community Governance Social Media

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

Dawn Bowen

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bowen's expertise centers on the regional geography of Eastern and Western North America, and Latin America.

Geography and Development Human Geography Geography North American Geography

Trevor Zink, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management and Sustainability, College of Business Administration; Director, University Honors Program · Loyola Marymount University

trevor.zink@lmu.edu

Corporate Social Responsibility Life Cycle Assessment Environmental Impacts of Recycling Sustainability

Hadar Aviram

Thomas Miller '73 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: aviramh@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8890 / Office 328-200

Criminal Justice Criminology Criminal Law Constitutional Law Public Policy

Xuefei Ren

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in the politics of urban development, globalization, social change, art and cultural industries

International architecture China Urban Development

Renee Smith-Maddox

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

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Social Work Education Social Work

Professor Saffron Karlsen

Associate Professor in Sociology · University of Bristol

Investigating ethnicity and ethic identities to overcome discrimination

FGM Prejudice Identity Ethnic Backgrounds Race

Robert Ashton

Big Society Advisor, Business Author and Consultant · Robert Ashton

A challenging speaker with a unique style. Every presentation is different, reflecting the needs of the event.

Big Society Social Enterprise Mental Health Business Networking

Jim Fruchterman

CEO · Benetech

Top social entrepreneur and exciting, experienced keynoter

Socially Beneficial Applications of Technology Technology for People With Disabilities Geeks Serving Human Rights Activists Rocket Scientist to Entrepreneur to Social Entrepreneur

Annalisa Enrile

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

Professor of social work at USC, training a generation of change makers; storyteller; anti-trafficking warrior; defender of women and girls.

Human Rights Anti-militarization Immigration Policy Sex Trafficking Migrant labor

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