Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants

Bruce Compas

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Clinical Psychology Training, and Director of Psychology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center · Vanderbilt University

An expert on how stress affects the physical and mental health of children and families, and the power of coping and preventative measures.

Neurocognitive Deficits Depression Stress Coping and Resilience Huntington Disease Childhood Cancer Survivorship

Kuldeep Neote

Senior Director · Consulate General of Canada (CTA Boston)

Kuldeep focuses primarily on the areas of Oncology and Immunology.

Drug Discovery Immunology Oncology Molecular Biology

Lorraine Lafrenière

Chief Executive Officer · Coaching Association of Canada

Lorraine is a strategic thinker with excellent people skills and an enthusiastic approach to challenges.

Sports Management Sponsorship Event Planning Marketing & Branding Strategic Planning

M. Francyne Huckaby

Associate Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Studies · Texas Christian University

M. Francyne Huckaby works to create experiences that engage students with the world and introduce them to the depth and breadth of pedagogy.

Feminism and Research Philosophy & Education Film as Research Education and Equity Women and Gender Studies

Jim Riddlesperger

Professor, Political Science · Texas Christian University

Professor Riddlesperger focuses on American politics, with emphasis in the presidency, Congress, and Texas politics

Political Parties American Political Institutions Congress and the Presidency Congress Issues in American Politics

Catriona Jamieson

Professor of Medicine · UC San Diego

Dr. Catriona Jamieson is a board-certified hematologist with broad clinical expertise in caring for patients with hematologic malignancies.

Bone Marrow Transplantation Bone Marrow Polycythemia Vera Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Myelofibrosis and Essential Thrombocythemia

Carleen Carroll APR, FCPRS

Strategic Communications and Government Relations Consultant · Canadian Public Relations Society

One of Canada's leading municipal communicators building trustworthy relationships and great public policy through two-way communications

Strategic Communications Planning Relationship Building With Stakeholders Public Relations Best Practices Brand Identity and Brand Management Public Consultation and Community Engagement

Walter Signorelli

Attorney/Adjunct Professor · Author

Author of four books related to law and police science

Crystal Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Connecticut

Meaning Making Psychology of Religiousness and Spirituality Stress, Trauma and Coping Yoga Research Cancer Survivorship

Mary Bennett

Director of the Micheal O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

Warren Faidley

Severe weather survival expert, media & corporate consultant / spokesperson, Tactical EMT · Self-employed

Storm and disaster survival expert - media / corporate consultant & spokesperson - storm chasing personality

On Air Personality Automotive Testing Media Consultant Storm Chaser Meteorology

Hannes Baumann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Hannes Baumann is an expert in coastal fish ecology and effects of marine climate change

Evolution Oceanography Marine Science Fish Populations Marine Climate Change

Shauna McGillivray

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Biology expert, focusing on genetic methods of fighting disease

Bacterial Virulence in Genes Intersections of Genetics and Disease

Natasha Chaykowski

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Natasha Chaykowski is a joint winner of the 2014 Middlebrook Prize.

Art Art History Curatorial Projects Grant Writing Contemporary Art

Stefan Aronsen

Graphic Designer specializing in Social Media · SF Intercom

Utilizing social media and graphic design to help brands become more viable.

Graphic Design Social Media Licensing Publishing Advertising

Professor Mhairi Gibson

Professor in Anthropology · University of Bristol

Researching cultural traditions and norms and the associated harmful risks to health

Child Care Female Lifestyles Public Health Community Lifestyles FGM

Christopher J. Pappas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Laboratory Safety, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.

Lab Safety / OSHA Regulations Lyme Disease Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Leptospirosis

Rosemary Coates

President · Blue Silk Consulting

Reshoring: It's Time to Bring Manufacturing Back from China

Reshoring: How and Why to Bring Manufacturing Back to the Us Building High Performance Teams High Performance Field Service The Art and Science of Business Negotaitions Expert Witnessing

Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

He studies the sensory biology and behavior of sharks and their relatives as well as their seasonal migrations in southeast Florida.

Telemetry Rays Shark Behavior Sensory Biology Elasmobranchs