Laura D. Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influential scholar of economics and public policy; expert on trade and competitiveness

Future of Work Disruption Global Economy U.S. Trade Policy High-Technology Competition

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

A. Joan Saab

Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies · University of Rochester

Joan Saab is a Professor of Art History

Cultural Studies Modern Architecture Cultural History Visual and Cultural Studies Politics of Space

Helen Harris, Ed.D.

Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Expert on grief and social relations, redefining the intersection of loss and religiosity

Grief and Cognition in Children Grief and Cognition in Adults Trauma Loss and Grief Current Applications of the Work of Alan Keith-Lucas Faith and Adoption

Jennifer Shinall

Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in discrimination, particularly in the areas of gender and disability.

Employer Rights Workplace Rights Gender Discrimination Disability

Patrick Button

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Patrick Button's research is focused on quantifying discrimination, primarily in labor markets.

LGBT Discrimination Film Tax Incentives Retirement Age Discrimination Hiring Discrimination

Reuel Schiller

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: schiller@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4879 / Office 380-200

Administrative Law American Legal History Labor Law Employment Law

Kathy Rapp

VP · hrQ

Engaging former HR pro speaking on all things talent related, with the street cred to back it all up.

Talent Acquisition Leadership Development Hr Trends Working With Retained Search Firms Social Media

Kim SeelingSmith

Director · Kim SeelingSmith

There aren’t many people who can ignite a room like Kim Seeling Smith can, Australia's foremost expert on HR in the social age.

Employee Engagement Employee Retention Recruiting Recruitment Leadership

Brandt Handley

Managing Director · Resource Options International, Inc.

"The War for Talent" is Real: Hiring and Retaining Top Talent in Tough Economic Times

Employee Interview Questions The Impact of Social Media On New Employee Reference Checking Succession Mysteries Resolved

Shimon Sheves

Co-Founder and Chairman · HolistiCyber

Chairman of RSLB Partners in Washington D.C. was a key political figure in Israel in 1990's, served in the government of Yitzhak Rabin.

Financial Management Real Estate financial specialist Business Development

Ross Levine

Professor | Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Expert on how finance shapes the economy

Finance, Growth, and Economic Prosperity Financial Regulation Entrepreneurship

Simon Medcalfe

Professor · Augusta University

Dr. Simon Medcalfe is an economist with an emphasis on sports economics, social determinants of health, and the local economy.

Community and Economic Development Sports Economics Social Determinants of Health

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

Eric Seiber

Associate Professor I Health Services Management and Policy · The Ohio State University

Dr. Seiber’s research interests focus on health care financing for vulnerable populations.

Public Health Data Analysis Stroke Depression Health Care Financing for Vulnerable Populations

Narayana Kocherlakota

Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics · University of Rochester

Professor Kocherlakota's research includes theoretical and empirical contributions to many fields in economics

Central Banks U.S. Federal Reserve Dynamic Games/Contracts Financial Economics Economics of Money and Payments

David Fiorenza

Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

David Fiorenza is an expert in local economic impact, the economics of the hospitality industry and state budgetary negotiations

Business Microeconometrics Urban Development Municipal Finance Public Sector

Herman Berliner

Professor of Economics · Hofstra University

Dr. Berliner is focused on increasing and promoting global business programs, student entrepreneurship, and other experiential learning.

Economics Economics and Public Policy Finance Financial Policy Economics of Higher Education

Julian Ford, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry · University of Connecticut

Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice and Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders

Psychiatry Treatment of Trauma Trauma Stress Trauma in Children

Linda Copel, PhD

Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. Copel, PhD, RN, CNS, BC, CNE, NCC, FAPA has extensive experience providing counseling in situations of familial and domestic violence.

Loneliness Bereavement Partner Abuse Mental Health Family Dynamics