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

Robert Lanza

Scientist · Ocata Therapeutics

Robert Lanza is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Ocata Therapeutics and Adjunct Professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

biocentrism Science Research Regenerative Medicine

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

Neal Driscoll

Professor of Geosciences · UC San Diego

Neal Driscoll co-leads the ALERTWildfire network, and also researches tectonic deformation and the evolution of landscapes and seascapes.

Tsunami Wildfire Landscape and Seascape Evolution Tectonics and Structural Geology Marine Geology and Geophysics

Carlos de la Torre

Director · University of Florida

De la Torre is an expert in Latin American populism from a global perspective and in racism and citizenship in Ecuador.

Racism and Citizenship in the Americas Populism Latin American Studies Democratization Authoritarianism

Dr. Natalie Phillips

Research Chair in Sensory - Cognitive Health in Aging and Dementia · Concordia University

Natalie is an expert in neuropsychology, studies cognition and brain function in healthy older adults and those with/at risk for dementia.

Cognitive Assessment Sensory Function and Cognition Neuropsychology Aging and Dementia Bilingualism

Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews

Professor, Ageing and Lifecourse · University British Columbia

Anne Martin-Matthews' current research focuses on two areas of inquiry in the sociology of aging.

Public Policy Work Carers and Caregiving Active Ageing

Frederick Morgeson

Professor of Management · Michigan State University

Expert in leadership, recruiting and hiring, job analysis and design, talent management, and organizational psychology

Job Analysis and Design Team Leadership and Performance Recruiting and Hiring Human Resource Management Talent Management

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

Pamela Grothe

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Grothe's research focuses on climate change, specializing in past climates.

Oceanography Global Warming Climate Change Science Atmospheric Science Geology

Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of I-SENSE · Florida Atlantic University

Jason Hallstrom is director of FAU's I-SENSE program.

Data Analytics Communication The Internet of Things Embedded Network Systems Internet-scale Sensing Infrastructure

Jeremy Quastel

Professor · University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics

Jeremy Quastel researches probability, stochastic processes, and partial differential equations.

Probability Stochastic Processes Partial Differantial Equations

Jonathon Colman

Senior Design Manager, Keynote Speaker · Intercom

I lead content design at Intercom. I'm a Webby Award winner and keynote speaker who’s appeared at over 80 design & tech events.

Content Content Strategy Writing Product Design User Experience

Gregory Glass

Professor · University of Florida

Gregory Glass focuses on understanding infectious disease systems: the agents, hosts and environmental sources.

Microbiology & Immunology Global Health