Sarah Gallagher

Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy · University of Western Ontario

Professor Gallagher's research focuses on investigating the nature of winds from luminous quasars

University Education Physics Education Space Astronomy Astrophysics Black Holes

Prof. Michael Scott

Professor, Classics & Ancient History · University of Warwick

Michael Scott's research and teaching focuses on ancient Greek and Roman society, and ancient global history.

Classics Ancient Global History Ancient Greece Ancient Rome Higher Education

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Jonathan M. Lees, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Lees is an expert in fault zones, volcano imaging, explosive volcanism and geothermal imaging.

Geological Sciences Siesmology Volcanology Tomography of Fault Zones Regional Tomographic Inversion

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Patricia Parker, Ph.D.

Department Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Uses organizational communication theories to explore how discourses of race, gender and class intersect with girls’ and women's leadership.

Community Engagement Girl's and Women's Empowerment Youth Activism Community Engaged Scholarship Social Justice Leadership

Gil P. Klein

Associate Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Rabbinic Judaism Architectural History Talmud and Midrash Sacred Space Roman Cities

Mary Anne Trasciatti

Director of Labor Studies; Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy · Hofstra University

Dr. Trasciatti is the Director of Labor Studies. She also studies the role of public protest in social advocacy and building community.

Persuasion Women's Studies Public Space and Public Expression Triangle Shirt Factory Fire Public Protest

Steffi Shook, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media · Manhattanville College

An expert in video games, film, media, social media, gender and sexuality, and media representation.

Fandom during quarantine Gender and Sexuality Film Video Games Media

Jason Matzke

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Jason Matzke is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Mary Washington.

Ethics Philosophy

Lera Boroditsky

Associate Professor of Cognitive Science · UC San Diego

Lera Boroditsky's research focuses on the relationships between mind, world and language.

Linguistic Relativity Cognitive Psychology Linguistics Language and Cognition Cultural & Linguistic Diversity

Leni Schwendinger

Owner/Principal · Leni Schwendinger Light Projects, NightSeeing™

"Fun, moving, exciting! Is how I would describe Leni's Talk and LightWalk."

Urban Nights Lighting Nighttime Environment Cities Design

Guido Mueller

Professor · University of Florida

Guido Mueller’s research interests include quantum optics and detectors for axions and axion-like particles.

Gravitational Waves LIGO Astrophysics

Laura Mersini-Houghton, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Mersini-Houghton studies the origin of the universe, dark energy and the quantum physics of black holes.

Quantum Physics Cosmology Black Holes Dark Energy Origins of the Universe

Christopher Hansen, M.F.A.

Chair of the Department of Film and Digital Media · Baylor University

Digital media expert and filmmaker, working on new feature and short projects

Mass Communication Screenwriting Postproduction Film & Video Directing Field Production

Jo Bower

Lecturer in Psychology · University of East Anglia

She researches the link between sleep, mood & mental health, examining how different aspects of sleep can influence our emotional responses.

Sleep Patterns Sleep and Mood Sleep and Emotional Responses Sleep Sleep and Mental Health

Lynette Young

Founder · Purple Stripe Productions

Social & Marketing Technology ★ Business Entrepreneur Empowerment

Social Media & Branding Marketing Technologies Smb Technology Trends Women and Entrepreneurship Women in Business

Sarah Jane Pell, Ph.D.

Co-Chair ETTAS · Aquabatics Research Team initiative ARTi

Topical Team: Arts & Science at European Space Agency

Live Art Life Support Commercial Diving

Jennifer Rea

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jennifer A. Rea’s research explores the intersections between ancient Rome and modern science fiction and fantasy.

Reception Studies: Science Fiction and Fantasy Augustan Age Rome Daily Life in Ancient Rome

Alison Coil

Professor · UC San Diego

Alison Coil specializes in observational astrophysics, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology, and large-scale structure

Observational Cosmology Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Galaxy Evolution