Lisa D. Cook

Associate Professor of Economics and International Relations · Michigan State University

Expert in global economic growth and development, financial institutions and markets, innovation and economic history

International Finance Innovation Macroeconomics Development Economic History

Amy Cooter

Senior Lecturer · Vanderbilt University

Expert on various topics related to right-wing groups, extremist violence, neo-Nazi nationalism and militias.

Masculinity Domestic Militias Nostalgic Groups Patriot Groups Nationalism

Erica Frantz

Assistant professor of political science · Michigan State University

Expert in dictatorships, autocratic rule, authoritarian politics, world conflict

Development Democratization Authoritarian Politics Conflict

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

Walter Signorelli

Attorney/Adjunct Professor · Author

Author of four books related to law and police science

Nancy Pineda-Madrid

Associate Professor and T. Marie Chilton Chair of Catholic Theology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Systematic Theology North American Pragmatism and Religious Thought Feminist Theologies (U.S. and Third World) Soteriology U.S. Latino/a Theologies

Mark A. Boyer, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Executive Director · University of Connecticut

Mark A. Boyer studies environmental policy and global-local linkages. His research focuses on climate adaptation from global to local.

Simulation and Experimental Methods Climate Change Global-Local Linkages Globalization Environmental Policy

Erik Nisbet

Associate Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Expert in communication focused on non-democratic contexts, public diplomacy, foreign policy, public opinion and global problems.

Political Communication Public Opinion Science Communication

Paul Fritz

Associate Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Fritz specializes in international relations, with concentrations on international security and US foreign and defense policy.

Foreign Policy Political Science Terrorism International Security International Relations

Ming Hsu

William Halford Jr. Family Chair in Marketing | Associate Professor of Business Administration · University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert in neuromarketing and the application of biological methods to understand consumer behavior

Neuromarketing Neuroeconomics Consumer Neuroscience Behavioral Economics

Matt Zierler

Associate Professor of International Relations · Michigan State University

An expert in U.S. foreign policy, international security, international relations theory, international law and international cooperation.

International Relations Libya France Terrorism Turkey

Michael E. Geisler, Ph.D.

President · Manhattanville College

A leader in liberal arts education; an expert in national symbols, terrorism and risk.

Terrorism Risk Germany and Europe International Affairs in Higher Education Nations

Stacy Overstreet

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Overstreet focuses on children at risk for maladjustment due to the presence of chronic stressors in their lives.

Coping Strategies Violence Adolescents Resilience Children

George Little

Partner, Head of Office, Washington, D.C. · Brunswick Group

George Little specializes in crisis communications, cybersecurity, reputational and public affairs matters.

International Relations Crisis Communication Counter Terrorism American Politics and Government Media Relations

Richard Hollis

Director · Risk Factory - Risk Crew

Cyber Security & Privacy Rights Speaker

cyber stalking Social Media Privacy Security Penetration Testing DPA 2018 Cyber Security

Dr. Alex Mihailidis

Associate Professor · Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto

Dr Mihailidis has been conducting research in the field of pervasive computing and intelligent systems in health for the past 15 years,

Applied Technologies Intellegent Systems Pervasive Computing Re-enablement Rehabilitation Engineering

Professor Gavin Phillipson

Professor of Public Law and Human Rights · University of Bristol

Specialist in free speech, media law, the right to privacy and the UK constitution

Right to Privacy Right to Protest Public Law Human Rights Act British Constitution

Matthew Hughey, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · University of Connecticut

A scholar of racism and racial inequality in identity formation, organizations, media, politics, science, religion, and public advocacy.

Religion Fraternities and Sororities Organizations Whiteness Media

Jay Heslen

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Cyber Institute faculty · Augusta University

Dr. John “Jay” Heslen is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and serves on faculty at Augusta University’s Cyber Institute

Cyber Conflict Political Science Cybersecurity Terrorism Counterintelligence

Laura Wilson

Associate Professor and Director of Safe Zone · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Wilson focuses on post-trauma functioning, particularly in survivors of sexual violence or mass trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)‎ Sexual Violence Trauma Terrorism