LeaAnne DeRigne, MSW, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · Florida Atlantic University

LeaAnne DeRigne's area of research expertise is in paid sick leave, flexible work, vacation time, and pensions.

vacation time Pensions Health Care Policy Labor Market Participation Sick Leave

Bonnie Brayton

National Executive Director · DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN) Canada

Ms. Brayton is a strong leader in both the feminist and disability movements

Public Speaking Fundraising Event Planning Civil Rights Education

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.

Health disparities by race and ethnicity Vaccine Hesitancy Public Health Social Determinants of Health Health Policy

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

Kara Santokie

Director · Toronto Women's City Alliance

Kara Santokie, PhD, does policy analysis and works to increase civic engagement among women in Toronto.

International Relations Human Rights International Development Project Management Policy Analysis

Dorian Traube

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

Dr. Traube focuses on early child development, home visitation, and telehealth solutions for families with young children.

Parent Education Telehealth Children’s Mental Health Infant Mental Health Home Visitation

Mr. Howard Catton

Director, Nursing and Health Policy · International Council of Nurses

Mr. Howard Catton is an experienced national policy adviser for workforce research and health policy.

National Policy Advising Workforce Research Social Policy Industrial Relations Health Policy

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

Leslie Martin

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Martin specializes in urban sociology, race/ethnic relations, welfare and poverty issues.

Urban Sociology Race / Ethnic Relations Welfare and Poverty Sociology of Education Public Housing

Elizabeth Cauffman

Professor of Psychological Science, Education and Law · UC Irvine

Elizabeth Cauffman’s research addresses the intersect between adolescent development and juvenile justice.

Social Ecology Juvenile Justice Adolescent Development Mental Health Legal and Social Policy

Sheryl Zimmerman

Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham Distinguished Professor Associate Dean for Doctoral Education, School of Social Work · UNC at Chapel Hill

Expert in aging issues, elder care, assisted living

Aging Aging and Elderly Aging and Social Policy Social Gerontology Evaluation of Practice

Kathleen Mullan Harris, Ph.D.

James Haar Distinguished Professor, Sociology; Faculty Fellow at Carolina Population Center · UNC-Chapel Hill

Areas of expertise: Social Demography; Population Health; Family, Poverty, & Public Policy; Data Collection & Research Design.

Family, Poverty and Social Policy Social Inequality Health Disparities

Dr Gary Fooks

Reader, Sociology and Policy Co-director, Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC) · Aston University

Gary Fooks is a political sociologist with interests in the commercial determinants of health and corporate harm.

Global Health Policy Role of Corporations in Shaping and Influencing Policy European Union Politics Political Sociology

Jacqueline Kennelly

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology · Carleton University

Professor Kennelly's work encompasses youth cultural studies, critical educational studies, urban sociology, and social movements

Youth Cultures Citizenship Democracy Social Inclusion and Exclusion Globalization and Neoliberalism

Prof. Suzanne Garon

Professor · School of Social Work, University of Sherbrooke

Ph. D. in Sociology (Frankfurt, Germany, 1992) is a full professor at the School of Social Work of the University of Sherbrooke

Age-friendly Environments Social Work Lifelong Learning Gerontology Research Community Development

Prof. Ariela Lowenstein

Head, Social Gerontology Center for Research · University of Haifa

Professor Lowenstein's research specializes in intergenerational family relations and caregiving

Carers and Caregiving Intergenerational Family Relations Elder's Quality of Life Gerontological Education Policy Development

Charles McClintock, PhD

Doctoral Faculty and Dean Emeritus - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Focuses on graduate education, online learning, program evaluation, and evidence-based organizational development

Research and Program Evaluation Methods Organizational Studies Organizational Change and Development New Paradigms for Graduate Education Evaluation of Health and Social Policy

Enrico Moretti

Professor · Haas School of Business & Department of Economics |University of California, Berkeley

Expert on urban economics and labor economics

Labor Economics Urban Economics The Economics of Cities and Regions

Roberto Dell'Oro

Professor of Theological Studies and Director of the Bioethics Institute · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Bioethics Theological Studies Anthropological

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung

UN Rep for Geneva · International Federation on Ageing

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung is a UN Representative for Geneva / International Federation on Ageing

Decent Work for All International Health Partnerships Workforce shortages and other issues in the health and social sectors Economic impacts of social protection Social protection financing and coverage