Aashish Kumar

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Kumar is a social action scholar and a documentary filmmaker.

Filmmaking democratic discourse Civic Engagement grassroots advocacy

Shalini Kesar

Professor of Information Systems · Southern Utah University

Specializing in management of electronic commerce, gender equality in computing, and disaster recovery

Women in Computing & IT Technology Disaster Recovery Gender gap in STEM Fields Electronic Governance Network Administration

William Heyborne

Dean of College of Natural Sciences and Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in reptile and amphibian natural history, biological pedagogy, and animal venoms

Ecology and Evolution of Insects and Arachnids Herpetology Entomology Zoology Amphibians

Virginia Hughes

Associate Professor, Medical & Molecular Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Hughes has a background in public policy and biomedical research.

Transfusion Medicine Hematology Hemostasis Public Policy Statistics

William Schmidt

University Distinguished Professor of Education and Statistics · Michigan State University

Professor Schmidt's research focuses on policy issues related to K-12 math education and the effects of curriculum on academic achievement

Opportunity to Learn Mathematics Assessment and Psychometrics International Mathematics Education Studies Statistics Educational Policy

Patrick Jung, Ph.D.

Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Patrick Jung's areas of focus include American history, German art history, and anthropology.

American History German Art History Cultural Anthropology American Indian History

Brandon Street

Director of Career & Professional Development Center · Southern Utah University

Specializing in professional development training, job search strategies, and successful employment outcomes

Workforce Services Workforce Investment Act Youth Program Career Placement Goal Setting Career Coaching Professional Development Training

Mark Hanna

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Professor Hanna is a proponent of quality management, business excellence, six-sigma, and lean

Six Sigma Quality Management Operations Management Supply Chain Management

Kholoud Al-Qubbaj

Associate Professor of Humanities · Southern Utah University

Specializing in diversity and inclusion in higher education, transnationalism, and middle eastern studies

Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education English as A Second Language Diversity and Inclusion in Utah Global Diversity Social Justice

Abbe Finn, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Expert in school shooting prevention and crisis response · Florida Gulf Coast University

Abbe Finn specializes in school violence and workplace violence prevention.

school shooting prevention and intervention Clinical Mental Health Counseling Suicide Prevention Addictions Crisis Response

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Education and Service Learning Medical Image and Signal Processing Artificial Neural Network Applications Science and Technology in International Development

David Lubinski

Professor of Psychology and Human Development; Co-Director, Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY); Investigator, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development · Vanderbilt University

An expert who co-leads the foremost longitudinal study of gifted individuals in the world.

Psychology Gifted Learners Gifted Children Creativity Learning

Jose Sainz

Director · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Sainz focuses on education abroad program development and international student recruitment and support services.

Curriculum Development Foreign Language Teaching International Student Recruiting Education Abroad Program Development International Education

David Christensen

Professor of Accounting · Southern Utah University

Specializing in earned value project management, the history of accounting principles, and the profitability analysis of accounting

Cost & Management Accounting Accounting Accounting Ethics Accounting; Ethics Scandals and Moral Exemplars Accounting; Profitabilty Analysis

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science, Executive Dean for Public Policy & Public Service Programs · Hofstra University

Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Beth Myers

Department Chair, Associate Professor of Fashion Merchandising & Apparel Design · Georgia Southern University

Beth Myers works to find relationships between brands, consumers and the apparel they purchase.

Consumer Behavior Branding Textiles Apparel Merchandising Fashion Trends

Aimée Eubanks Davis

Founder and CEO · Braven.org

Speaks to higher education outcomes, particularly related to job attainment and quality among first-generation and low-income students.

Social and Economic Mobility Higher Education Future of Work Employer/Employee Relations Labor Market

Josh Price

Associate Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the economics of public policy, choice architecture, and litigation consulting

Behavioral Ecnomics Policy Analysis and Management Economic Losses Health Economics Data Analysis

Cynthia Alcantar

Associate Professor & Director of Higher Education Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Higher Education Race and Ethnicity Equity and Diversity Civic Engagement Minority Serving Institutions

Jan Lacina

Bezos Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education | Senior Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Studies and Strategic Partnerships · Texas Christian University

Dr. Lacina's teaching and research interests focus on literacy leadership, children's literature, and early childhood teacher preparation.

Teacher Education Children's Literature Literacy Leadership Early Childhood and Elementary Education