E. Alison Holman

Associate Professor of Nursing · UC Irvine

E. Alison Holman studies the early post-event predictors of co-morbid trauma-related mental and physical health problems.

Physical health Acute Stress Acute Stress & Cardiovascular Disease Psychological Trauma Media Exposure

David J. Thomas, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in policing in America · Florida Gulf Coast University

David Thomas is a veteran police officer specializing in mental health, police and minority relations, active shooters and mass casualties.

Psychology of School Shooters Law Enforcement Mental Health Policing in America Police Psychology Use of Force by Police

Rebecca Campbell

Professor of Psycology · Michigan State University

An expert in sexual assault research and violence against women.

Trauma and Violence Violence Against Women Sexual Abuse Survivors Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Violence against Children

Professor Kirsten Cater

Professor of Human-Computer Interaction · University of Bristol

Exploring the ethics and experiences of using highly sensory technology

Family Memories Big Data Gamification Augmented Reality Immersive Technology

Connie Mulligan

Professor · University of Florida

Connie Mulligan is interested in understanding patterns of human genetic variation with implications for human health and evolution.

Syrian Refugees Impact of Stress Complex Phenotypes Influence of Genetics on Response to Trauma and Stress Epigenetic Analysis

Avelardo Valdez

Cleofas and Victor Ramirez Professor of Practice Policy Research and Advocacy for the Latino Population Professor of Social Work and Sociology · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Valdez is an expert on the relationship between substance abuse and violence and health issues among high-risk groups.

Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Behavioral Health Social Development and Policy

Roxane Cohen Silver

Professor of Psychological Science · UC Irvine

Roxane Cohen Silver studies stress and coping, especially the psychological and physical reactions to stressful life experiences.

Health Psychology Stress Traumatic Events Coping Social Psychology

Umeka Franklin

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Social Worker focused on children and families, experienced with military veterans for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Military Social Work Nephrology Social Work Social Work Education Psychiatric Social Work Children, Youth and Families

Ayalla Ruvio

Assistant Professor of Marketing · Michigan State University

Expert on consumer behavior and consumer psychology

Identity and Consumption Shopping Behavior Experiential Consumption Materialism Luxury Consumption

Mitchell Schare

Professor of Psychology · Hofstra University

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Phobia & Trauma Clinic

Virtual Reality Exposure to treat PTSD, Fear of Flying, Public Speaking, and Other Phobias Substance Abuse Disorders Psychology Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Anxiety Disorders

Sandra M. Chafouleas

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology · University of Connecticut

Professor Chafouleas is an expert on whole child, school mental health, behavioral assessment, and K12 tiered systems of support.

Multi-Tiered Frameworks Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model Social-Emotional-Behavioral Assessment School Mental Health Trauma-Informed Schools

Stephen Sloan, B.B.A., M.A., PhD.

Director of Institute for Oral History, Associate Professor of History · Baylor University

Stephen Sloan is an Associate Professor of History at Baylor University.

Oral History Public History Oral Histories Of Genocide Texas WWII Vets And Liberation Of Concentration Camps Cold War Crises and Conflicts

Eric Freedman

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Freedman focuses on constitutional law and history, as well as the death penalty and habeas corpus

Constitutional Law First Amendment Law Death Penalty

Kathryn L. Humphreys

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development · Vanderbilt University

A clinical psychologist with expertise in infant mental health.

tender age detainment centers Infants and Toddlers Orphanages Parent child separations Migrant Youth

Monica Perez Jolles

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Focus areas: health policy, mental health service, implementation of complex interventions such as patient-centered and trauma informed care

Behavioral Patient-Centered Care Complex Health Interventions’ Implementation Science Organization/Workplace Patient-Centered Medical Home Care Implementation Science

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

Connie Veazey, PhD

Program Director - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Trauma impact specialist

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trauma Recovery Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Health Psychology

Nicole B. Simpson, CFP

CFP, Best Selling Author, Disaster Recovery Specia · Harvest Wealth Media Group

Experienced, empowerment speaker who specializes in helping families recover from trauma emotionally, spiritually and financially.

Disaster Planning and Recovery Economic Empowerment Mistaken Identtity Sexual Assault The Ultimate Plan