Ms. Donna Butts

Executive Director · Generations United

Ms. Butts frequently speaks on intergenerational connections, grandparents raising grandchildren and policies effective across the lifespan.

Health and Ageing Intergenerational Connections

Josh Price

Associate Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

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

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

Jonathan Crane

Professor · University of Florida

Jonathan Crane studies how hurricanes affect Florida agriculture.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Biodiversity and the Environment

David Cornelius

Senior Consultant · H24 Power

Senior Consultant at H24 Hydrogen, H24 Power and H24 Energy Storage

Energy and the Environment Innovation Game Changers Cleantech

Kim Prather

Professor · UC San Diego

Kimberly Prather’s research focuses on understanding the impact of atmospheric aerosols and their impacts on clouds and climate.

Marine Life Energy and the Environment California Environment Earth and Planetary Chemistry Global Change

Joerg Graf, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Graf's research deciphers the role of the microbiome in health and disease of animals.

Molecular Biology Molecular Interactions Bacteria Cell Biology Evolution of Microbe-Host Relations

Don Duke, Ph.D., P.E.

Expert in water resources and pollution control · Florida Gulf Coast University

Don Duke applies science and engineering analysis to policy and management decisions.

Municipal stormwater pollution reduction Industrial stormwater pollution reduction Flood mitigation policy Water Resources Policy Water quality assessment

Andrea Grottoli

Professor | School of Earth Sciences · The Ohio State University

Climate change expert, specializing in coral responses to climate change and reconstructing oceanographic conditions

Coral Reefs Paleoceanography Biogeochemistry

Joe Brown

Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Joe Brown’s research interests include water infrastructure sustainability and detection methods for pathogens in the environment.

Water and Wastewater Microbiology Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment Engineering Applications in Underserved Communities Bioaerosols

Anthony Mazeroll, PhD

Professor Environmental Studies · Soka University

Professor Mazeroll focuses on the behavioral ecology of fishes

Ecology of Amazonian Fishes Population Genetics Fish Ecology Fish Behaviour Observation Human Impact on the Environment

Enrique (Erik) Blair, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering · Baylor University

An expert in low-power computing, molecular computing, and quantum-dot cellular automata.

Entropy Power dissipation Low-power computing Molecular Computing Finite-dimensional quantum

Verena Seufert

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of British Columbia, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability

Scientist interested in all things food and nature. Studying how we can do agriculture better.

Sustainability organic agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Biodiversity Climate Change

Alison Cooley

Writer, Curator, Educator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Alison Cooley is a joint winner of the 2014 Middlebrook Prize.

Art History Museum Education Contemporary Art Curatorial Projects

Marla Sokolowski

University Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Toronto

Sokolowski's work is esteemed worldwide as a clear, integrative paragon of the manner in which genes can interact with the environment.

Genetics Molecular Biology Scientific Writing Higher Education Public Speaking

Prof. David Greenwood

Professor, WMG · University of Warwick

Expert in transport electrification, including batteries, motors & power electronics from both a technology & a manufacturing standpoint

Industry Strategy Automotive Energy Storage Battery Systems Engineering Battery Scale-up Power Electronics

Peter Coclanis, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.

Distinguished Professor; Director, Global Research Institute, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D · UNC-Chapel Hill

Albert R. Newsome Professor Professor and Director of the Global Research Institute

Southern Economy Asian Studies Globalization Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Economic Development

Jose Vazquez

Infectious Diseases · Augusta University

Dr. Jose Vazquez studies and treats infectious diseases, including COVID-19, antibiotic-resistant superbugs and fungal infections.

Coronavirus Translational Medicine in Infectious Diseases Drug-Resistant Infections (CREs, KPCs) Infectious Disease Clinical Trials Antimicrobials and Antifungals

Hermann Ndofor

Assistant Professor of Management · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Expert in business management strategy, specializing in competition, firm performance and its optimization.

Business in Africa Competition Between Firms CEO Succession Firm Performance Top Management Teams

Professor Elizabeth Yardley

Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Elizabeth Yardley is passionate about criminological research that is exciting, needs-led and meaningful.

Healthcare Serial Killers Narrative Criminology Television Crime Drama Homicide Female Serial Killers

Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of Health