Jonathan Crane

Professor · University of Florida

Jonathan Crane studies how hurricanes affect Florida agriculture.

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture Biodiversity and the Environment

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

Jacquelyn Micieli-Voutsinas

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Jacque Micieli-Voutsinas is a critical museum studies scholar with expertise on 9/11 memory and landscapes of terrorism, broadly defined.

Post-9/11 Heritage Debates Museum Studies Memory and Geopolitics 9/11 Memorial Landscapes Cultural Heritage at Sites of Terrorism

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

Ruth Williams

Professor & Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics · UC San Diego

Ruth Williams is a mathematician working with stochastic processes as models for complex systems and networks.

Systems Biology Mathematics Probability Theory Stochastic Processes and Applications Complex networks (e.g., optimization and control, resource sharing, dimension reduction)

Julie Byrne

Professor of Religion · Hofstra University

The Monsignor Thomas J. Hartman Chair in Catholic Studies at Hofstra University

Religion and Popular Culture Religion and Sports Pope Francis Independent Catholics Roman Catholics

Dawn Bowen

Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bowen's expertise centers on the regional geography of Eastern and Western North America, and Latin America.

Geography and Development Human Geography Geography North American Geography

Afroditi V. Filippas, Ph.D.

Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Professor · Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor Filippas is VCU’s representative to CCAM. Her research focuses on Smart Manufacturing, Data Analytics, and Modeling.

Electromagnetic Device Modeling Data Analytics Higher Order Statistical Analysis Multimodal Data Analytics Experimental Design

Gabrina Pounds

Honorary Research Fellow · University of East Anglia

Her specialist area is the expression of attitude, emotion and empathy among professionals in mainly public service roles.

Person-Centred Communications Expression of Attitude Human Communication Skills Empathy Emotion

Aaron Young

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Aaron Young is an expert in powered orthotic and prosthetic control systems for persons with stroke, neurological injury or amputation.

Robotic Mobility Enhancement Myoelectric Control Biological Signal Processing Machine Learning Assistive Devices

Jennifer Burney

Associate Professor of Environmental Science · UC San Diego

Jennifer Burney's research focuses on simultaneously achieving global food security and mitigating climate change.

Climate Impacts on Agriculture Science Energy Poverty Global Food Security Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Patricia Oliver

Associate Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Communication Studies Public Speaking Gender Communication Rhetoric of Women

Dr Gary Fooks

Reader, Sociology and Policy Co-director, Centre for Critical Inquiry into Society and Culture (CCISC) · Aston University

Dr Fooks is a political sociologist with interests in the commercial determinants of health and corporate harm.

Global Health Policy Role of Corporations in Shaping and Influencing Policy European Union Politics Political Sociology

David Godwin

Director · University of Florida

David Godwin researches fire ecology, from remote sensing assessments of burn severity to prescribed fire and forest carbon dynamics.

Wildfire Fire Science Fire Ecology Prescribed Fire

Magnus Egerstedt

Stacey Nicholas Dean of Engineering · UC Irvine

Magnus Egerstedt is a leading research on control theory, complex networks and robotics.

Multi-system robots Mobile Sensor Networks Complex networks (e.g., optimization and control, resource sharing, dimension reduction) Control Theory Robotics

Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD

Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology| College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Sister Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, works to find a new unity and synthesis in science and religion.

Theology Neuroscience Artificial Intelligence and Becoming Culture and Religion Catholicity

Kevin Jones

President · Engaged Learning

To the point, common sense speaker who challenges the status quo. Dynamic & thought provoking, I simplify the complex & inspire action.

Innovating Management Collaborative Technologies (Internal Social Media) Failure

Shauna Marshall

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: marshall@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8922 / Office 603A-200

Race, Racism and American Law Public Interest Lawyering Rebellious Lawyering

Edwin "Win" Everham, Ph.D.

Expert on hurricanes and other disturbances and their ecological impact · Florida Gulf Coast University

Edwin Everham is an expert in ecological modeling and restoration ecology.

Water Resources Urban Ecology Impacts of Climate Change Restoration Ecology Hurricane Impacts on Ecosystems

Carrie Stevenson

Coastal Sustainability Agent · University of Florida

Carrie Stevenson has expertise in a variety of subjects pertaining to hurricane preparation, mitigation and recovery.

Hurricane-Resilient Trees Hurricane Preparation Coastal Ecosystems Tropical Storms Flooding