Kitty Kelly Epstein, PhD

Faculty Trustee + Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Activist, organizing for power

Action Orientated Research Leadership & Change Structural Inequality and Diversity Research and Action On the Racial Wealth Gap Resident Engagement in Urban Policy

Georgeen Theodore

Director, Master of Infrastructure Planning Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Theodore focuses on the relationship between strategic planning and local development

Equitable Economic Development Participatory & Dialogic Processes Regional Development Sustainable Building Design Strategic Planning

Stanley Gehrt

Associate Professor & Wildlife Extension Specialist I Agricultural and Environmental Sciences · The Ohio State University

Dr. Stanley Gehrt operates within the School of Environment and Natural Resources in the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Laboratory.

Wildlife Conservation Wildlife Research Urban Wildlife Mammalian Ecology Wildlife Disease

Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Director, University Scholars Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History

Molly Turner

Lecturer · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on urban technology

Urban Planning Tourism Policy Economic Development Startups Tech Policy

Sandra Hughes-Hassell, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Information & Library Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Hughes-Hassell's research focuses on social justice issues in youth library services

Library and Information Science Social Justice Youth Literature Education Reforms Academic Librarianship

Robert Traver, PhD

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Edward A. Daylor Chair in Civil Engineering; Director of the Villanova Center for Resilient Water Systems | College of Engineering · Villanova University

Robert Traver, PhD, PE, WRE, is an expert on green stormwater infrastructure.

Stormwater Management Bmp Green Infrastructure Urban Watersheds Flooding Water Resources

Kathryn Colasanti

Academic Specialist, Center for Regional Food Systems · Michigan State University

Expert in local food systems, specializing in food security and access

Urban Agriculture Food Safety Food Systems Food Access

Mr. Grant A Donald

Creative Director · Silk Tree International

Design for an ageing population

Design guidelines and policy development Landscape Design Urban Design Master Planning

Mr. Glenn Miller

Senior Associate · Canadian Urban Institute

Glenn Miller is a Senior Associate at the Canadian Urban Institute.

Urban Planning Education and Training Active Ageing Built Environment Public Policy

Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

Steven E. Harris

Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Harris is an expert on modern Russian and European history.

The Russian Novel Conspiracy Theories Socialism French History Russian History

Gerald Gamm

Professor of Political Science and History · University of Rochester

Gamm is an expert in U.S and urban politics

Congress State Politics U.S. Politics Urban Politics State Legislatures

Leslie Kern

Director, Women's and Gender Studies Program · Mount Allison University

Expert in urban social issues, including gentrification, gender, and inequalities.

Gentrification/Displacement Gender Cities Urban Affairs Enviromental Justice

Jacqueline Kennelly

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology · Carleton University

Professor Kennelly's work encompasses youth cultural studies, critical educational studies, urban sociology, and social movements

Youth Cultures Citizenship Democracy Social Inclusion and Exclusion Globalization and Neoliberalism

Lakia Scott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction · Baylor University

Professor Lakia Scott currently conducts research on national reading and language intervention programs for urban students.

Diversity Issues Elementary Reading Methods Language Intervention Programs Urban Literacy Initiatives Multicultural Awareness

Xuefei Ren

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

An expert in the politics of urban development, globalization, social change, art and cultural industries

International architecture China Urban Development

Nick Tsivanidis

Assistant Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Urban economist researching the process of urbanization in developing countries

Urbanization in Developing Countries Development Economics Urban and Regional Economics Applied Macroeconomics

Anne Berit Rafoss

Project Coordinator - National Network of Age-friendly Communities · The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities

Anne Berit has been responsible for creating awareness of the age-friendly agenda in Norway.

Ageing Age-Friendly Networks Health Politics Healthcare Sector Elderly Care Stategies

Carl S. Taylor

Professor of Sociology · Michigan State University

Carl Taylor is an expert on youth violence, youth culture and gangs.

Youth Culture Youth Activism Gang Activity Youth Violence