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

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

Zeynep Tufecki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) · UNC-Chapel Hill

Faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society, inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellow, New York Times op-ed contributor

Technology Sociology Computer Programming Social Media Twitter

Patrick Conway, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Patrick J. Conway is Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at UNC Chapel Hill

Tariffs Globalization International Trade IMF Adjustment Programs Economic Development

Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover

Professor of Internal Medicine · Hacettepe University

Prof Mine Durusu Tanriover works closely with regional and global scientific community on adult vaccination, influenza and COVID-19.

Acute Care Quality Improvement Vaccines 4 Life Program Influenza Vaccination

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

Amita Chudgar

Associate Professor of Education Policy · Michigan State University

Amita Chudgar's long-term interest focuses on ensuring that all learners have equal access to high-quality learning opportunities.

Education Policy Comparative and International Education Development and Education Economics and Education

Ivan Hernandez

EMEIA Digital & Emerging Tech Community Leader · EY

Former Flying Trapeze Artist turned Change Catalyst. Speaker on IoT, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Business Development.

Digital Transformation Customer Experience Experience Design Internet of Things IoT & Mobility

Mark Miller

Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Native American identity and citizenship, wars of independence, and the economic history of the American midwest

Mormon Plural Marriage U.S. Mexico Borderlands American West Environmental History American Indians

Dr. Serhat Unal

Chair of Department of Infectious Disease · Hacettepe University

Dr. Unal is the previous Dean of the School of Medicine and Chair of Department of Internal Medicine.

Vaccination Infectious Diseases HIV Infection Hospital Infection Control Adult Vaccination

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

Natalie Munro, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Professor Munro focuses on the origin of feasting and animal domestication, and the transition from foraging to farming in human evolution

Evolution Farming

Elliot Ryser

Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition · Michigan State University

An internationally recognized authority on Listeria and other disease-causing bacteria in food, focusing on microbial food safety

Dairy Products Meat and Poultry Including Deli Meat Microbial Food Safety E. Coli Listeria

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

Angela Stuesse

Associate Professor · UNC-Chapel Hill

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Stuesse can discuss immigrant labor and food chain workers – especially in the U.S. meat industry.

Immigration Immigrant labor Labor The South Immigrant

Brad Bushman

Rinehart Chair | Department of Mass Communication · The Ohio State University

Media and social psychology expert, focusing on the problem of human aggression and violence

Violence in Society and Media Social Psychology Advanced Research Methods in Communication Communication in Society

Rachel Décoste

Motivational Speaker, Immigration Policy and Political Pundit · Independent

Rachel Décoste is a media critic, educator, and public speaker who has been involved in community activism since her youth.

Community Organizing and Engagement Political Activism Political Consulting Immigration Race and Racism

George Bisharat

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

Contacts: bisharat@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4721 / Office 603F-200

Criminal Procedure Islamic Law Law and Social Anthropology Criminal Practice Law in Middle East Societies

Omar Rodríguez-Vilá

Professor in the Practice of Marketing ; Academic Director of Education, The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Educator and scholar on modern marketing practices including how sustainability and technology have changed the pursuit of firm growth.

Marketing Capabilities Social Purpose Marketing Strategy Sustainability Modern Marketing

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