L. Todd Wood

Editor-in-Chief · Creative Destruction Media/Tsarizm.com

Specialist in the National Security Threat from Economic Weakness and Sovereign Debt/The Russian Situation

National Debt Bond Market Russian Issues

Nabil Al-Tikriti

Associate Professor of History & American Studies · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Al-Tikriti has firsthand experience with Middle Eastern affairs, as a researcher, humanitarian and election monitor.

Forced Migration (Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons) Genocide Higher Education Humanitarian Affairs History of the Ottoman Empire

Najwa al-Qattan

Emeritus Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

The Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Muslim Court Jews and Christians under Islam The First World War

Robert Rabil, Ph.D.

Professor · Florida Atlantic University

Robert Rabil is an expert in political Islam, terrorism, U.S. foreign policy, and U.S.-Arab relations.

U.S. Foreign Policy Reform in the Arab world U.S.-Arab Relations Terrorism Political Islam

Barbara Walter

Professor of Political Science · UC San Diego

Barbara F. Walter's current research is on the behavior of rebel groups in civil wars.

The Strategic Use of Internet Propaganda The Causes, Duration, and Resolution of Civil Wars Extremist Ideology in War Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert is a leading expert on war, terrorism and American politics and has testified to the U.S. Congress on Islamic Extremism.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Caroline Sauvage

Associate Professor of Classics and Archaeology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Classics Archaeology International Trade Social Identity Through Archaeological Objects Late Bronze Age

Jessie Thomson

Senior Director, Humanitarian Assistance and Emergency Team · CARE Canada

Leading expert in humanitarian assistance and refugee protection

Humanitarian Assistance International Development Refugee Protection Forced Migration Gender and Emergencies

Vince Rozario

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Vince Rozario is an curator focusing on issues of decolonizing the canon, multiple modernities, queer diasporas, and transnational futures.

Canadian Art History Community Organization Writing Curation Art History

Erin Hunt

Program Manager · Mines Action Canada

Humanitarian disarmament expert focusing on indiscriminate weapons, victim assistance, casualties and international disarmament treaties.

Disarmament Landmines Cluster Munitions Nuclear Weapons Civil Society Campaigning

Bethany Lacina

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Rochester

Bethany Lacina is an expert in civil and ethnic conflict.

Migration International Relations Territorial Autonomy Civil Conflict Ethnic Conflict

Petra Molnar

Associate Director · Refugee Law Lab, Osgoode Hall Law School

Refugee and migration issues; technology and human rights; immigration detention; and the relationship between law, society, and culture

Technology and human rights Anthropology of Migration Ethnography and Ethnographic Writing Women's Rights Refugee and Human Rights Issues

Felicia Pratto, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences · University of Connecticut

Psychology expert, specializing in race and sex discrimination and intergroup dynamics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism Xenophobia Prejudice, tace- and sex- discrimination in hiring Homophobia Violations of International Humanitarian Law in war-time

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor and Co-director of Center for Gender in Global Context · Michigan State University

Stephanie Nawyn specializes in migration and refugees, human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation.

Gender Immigration Refugees Resettlement

Aziz Sancar, Ph.D., M.D.

Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, School of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Sancar's research explores DNA repair and regulation of the circadian clock

Biochemistry Molecular Biology DNA Repair Cell Cycle Checkpoints Circadian Clock

Russell Lucas

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in U.S.-Middle East relations and politics of the Arab world

Democratization Saudi Arabia Public Opinion Middle East Politics Foreign Policy

David Lewis

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in federal bureaucracy, including agency performance, agency oversight and the political appointment process.

Congressional oversight Presidential appointments Public Administration American Politics Government Agencies

Julian Ku

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Ku is an expert on international law, constitutional law, U.S. foreign policy, and Chinese foreign policy.

International Law International Law in U.S. Courts Constitutional Law Corporate Law Trans Pacific Partnership

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education