Corinne Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions · Hofstra University

Dr. Kyriacou studies public health challenges for the chronically ill. She was the Master of Public Health Program's founding director.

Health Care System Organization, Financing, Delivery and Reform Health and Aging Policy Public Health Leadership Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of Community Health Programs Integrated Care

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

Laura Dickson

Executive Director · Women in Need Society

Non-profit leader, Social Entrepreneur and Social Justice Advocate

Social Enterprise Women & Nonprofit Retail - Thrift Poverty Alleviation Social Services

Marco Formigoni

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

Experienced in counseling, psychotherapy, adoption social work, community treatment, and program direction.

Adults and Health Aging Substance Abuse Behavioral Health Social Services Mental Health

Omar Lopez

Director of Workforce Development Stipend and Scholarship Programs; Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Specializes in the administration of grant-funded initiatives with a focus on workforce development programs that train MSW students.

Advocacy Social Services for Families Workforce Development Initiatives Immigration Social Work

Ginger Grant

Professor (Marketing and Innovation) · Sheridan College

Innovation Management, Leadership Development, Strategy, Corporate Anthropology, Organizational Design, Scenario Planning, Storytelling

Experiential and Archetypal Marketing Scenario Planning Revisioning Retirement Innovation Culture Design Thinking

Jurgen Grotz

Senior Research Fellow (Director of IVR) · University of East Anglia

He is Director of the Institute for Volunteering Research. He is a social scientist and examines the significant benefits of volunteering.

Community Cohesion Benefits of Volunteering Volunteering Sinology Civic Participation

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health

Sacha Klein

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Sacha Klein is an expert on child welfare, child maltreatment prevention, effects of early care and education on parenting.

Educational Services Child Maltreatment Public Policy Analysis and Advocacy Racial Disparities in the Child Welfare System Child Abuse Prevention

Suzanne Wenzel

Richard M. and Ann L. Thor Professor in Urban Social Development · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Interdisciplinary researcher, specializing in the health-related needs of vulnerable populations.

Substance abuse treatment sexual risk behavior and risk reduction Post-traumatic stress disorder in women Homelessness and homeless women HIV and AIDS

Bridget Freisthler

Professor | College of Social Work · The Ohio State University

Expert in health and social problems based on neighborhood ecologies.

Child Abuse and Neglect Drug and alcohol use (particularly marijuana, opiates, and alcohol) Drug distribution systems GIS Spatial Analysis

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Thara Pillai

Director - Alumni Programs and Engagement · Harvard Innovation Labs

Thara Pillai is a marketing and business development professional who mentors and advises companies and entrepreneurs.

Brand Management Start-Ups Entrepreneurship Strategy Social Media

Rebecca Sager

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Intersection of Religion, Policy and Social Movements Faith-Based Initiatives Principles of Sociology Sociology of Gender Social Movements and Collective Behaviour

Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice

Alex de Ruyter

Professor and Director, Centre for Brexit Studies · Birmingham City University

Alex de Ruyter's main research interests are in labour markets, globalisation, Brexit and economic development

Exonomic Development Labour Markets Brexit Globalisation

Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of Health

Suh Chen Hsiao

Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Director, Field Education · USC

Expertise in behavioral health, interprofessional education, trauma work, global social work education, and administration.

Clinical Supervision K-12 School Leadership and Administration Geriatric Care Adults and Healthy Aging Psychiatric Social Work

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Holds the John Milner Professorship in Child Welfare and serves as co-director of the Children’s Data Network

Social Services Data Analysis Community Services Foster Care Family and Child Services

Josette Banks

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology · Loyola Marymount University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Loyola Marymount University, California.

Psychotherapy Group Therapy Mental Health Crisis Intervention Clinical Supervision