Charles Tolbert, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Tolbert's areas of research include social stratification, social demography, rural sociology and quantitative applications.

Small Businesses and Employee Loyalty Restructuring Financial Institutions in Rural/Non-Metro America Social Stratification Social Demography Rural Sociology

Tim Crippen

Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Crippen's research focuses on evolutionary behavior.

Military Sociology Political Sociology Evolution Darwinism American Education

Tanya Harrison

Director of Science Strategy · Planet Labs

Professional Martian who has worked on rocks and robots on the Red Planet.

Space and Astrophysics Climate Change Satellite Based Remote Sensing of the Earth/atmosphere System Earth Science Women in STEM Careers

Heike Schroeder

Professor of Environmental Governance · University of East Anglia

She examines the international politics of climate change at global, national and regional levels.

Carbon Emissions International Politics of Climate Change Climate Change Climate Change Governance International Development

Priya Rehal

MA in Communication and Culture, Fan Studies Researcher · Independent

Montreal and Toronto based researcher and educator

Race Race Culture and Ethnicity Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Race Gender and Sexuality Sexual and Gender Identity

Jase Bernhardt

Assistant Professor of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability · Hofstra University

Dr. Bernhardt has had a lifelong passion for studying weather and climate. His current research focuses hurricane preparedness.

Virtual Reality to Promote Evacuation Meteorology Environmental History Climate Weather

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Brianne Gilbert

Associate Director; Senior Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

Center for the Study of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Social Science Research Public Opinion Research Survey Methodology Geospatial Data Mapping

Sayeedul Islam

Assistant Professor, Industrial Organizational Psychology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Islam has served in management, consultant and research roles in a variety of organizations.

Industrial Organizational Psychology Organizational Behavior Education/Learning Corporate Training Human Resources

Prof. Sarah Harper

Director and Professor of Gerontology · Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford University

Sarah trained as an ethnographer and her early research focused on migration and the social implications of demographic change

Addressing Inequalities Global Migration Public Policy Longevity Global Population Ageing

Shahryar Minhas

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Michigan State University

Shahryar Minhas is an expert in international political economy and conflict studies.

Forecasting & Modeling Conflict Studies Network Analysis International Relations

Ruthellen Josselson, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Psychodynamic and an existential psychotherapist

Life Span Development Theories of Relationship Group Dynamics and Group Therapy Individual Psychotherapy Narrative and Life History Research

Fulya Ersoy

Assistant Professor of Economics · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Experimental Economics Economics of Education Behavioral Economics

Craig Burnett

Associate Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Burnett's research focuses on state and local government, urban politics, political behavior, and electoral institutions

“Electoral Systems” Research Direct Democracy Political behavior Urban Politics American Politics

Valerie Malhotra Bentz, PhD, MSSW

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Somatics and Phenomenology Professor

Human Development and Consciousness Society, Culture and Systems Social Psychology Research Methods Phenomenology

Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Kathy Krey, Ph.D.

Director of Research and Assistant Research Professor, Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University · Baylor University

Dr. Krey focuses on food security topics, including child nutrition programs, coalition building, and data analysis and mapping

Research Methods Nutrition Hunger Policy Social Work Data Analysis & Mapping

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD, is an expert in public finance.

Business Taxicab Medallions Cable Regulation Tax Compliance and Tax Evasion Public Pensions

Jennifer Gonder

Associate Professor, Psychology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Gonder is a licensed, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist. She joined the Farmingdale community in 2007 and is an outside consultant.

Consumer Psychology Industrial/Organizational Psychology Organizational Behavior Research Ethics Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Allyson Poska

Professor, History and American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Professor of History and Program Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies

Spanish History Latin American History Colonialism International Studies Transatlantic Migration