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

Douglas Johnson

Managing Director · Cranganore Inc

Investment Banker and Portfolio Strategist

Emerging Markets Islamic Finance Behavioral Finance Venture Capital Cryptocurrencies

Kathy Krey, Ph.D.

Director of Research and Assistant Research Professor, Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University · Baylor University

Dr. Krey focuses on food security topics, including child nutrition programs, coalition building, and data analysis and mapping

Research Methods Nutrition Hunger Policy Social Work Data Analysis & Mapping

Charles "Billy" Gunnels, Ph.D.

Expert in animal behavior and urban ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Billy Gunnels examines the interaction between humans and animals.

Animal Behavior Urban Ecology Wildlife Ecology Biological Stats Wasps

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

AJ Reisinger

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

AJ Reisinger’s research focuses on how human activities affect levels of nutrients and impair the quality of soil and water.

Nutrient, Pesticide and Waste Management Soil, Water, and Aquifer Remediation Wetlands and Aquatic Ecosystems Pharmaceuticals Pollution

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

Josephine Antwi

Assistant Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Antwi is an entomologist whose research focuses on the effects that sucking-piercing insect pests have on crops of economic importance.

Plant-Insect-Microbes Interactions Entomology Ecology Molecular Ecology Urbanization on Insect Pollinators

Michael Volk

Research Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Michael Volk’s work is focused on a variety of topics related to climate change and resilient design.

Regional Conservation Planning Adaptive Planning and Design Landscape Architecture Adaptive Conservation Cultural Landscapes

Andrea Kirkwood

Associate Professor · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Aquatic Ecology | Algae | Water Research | Water Quality | Water Pollution | Invasive Species | Environmental Microbiology

Aquatic Ecology Aquatic Invasive Species Algae algal blooms blue-green algae

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

Deborah Stienstra

Professor · University of Manitoba

author, researcher, advocate, speaker on inclusion, accessibility, gender-based analysis, disability policy, and global development

Disability Rights Disability Access and Advocate Gender analysis Women International Development

David Wiley

Professor Emeritus, Sociology and African Studies · Michigan State University

Expert: social ecology of Africa, African language/area studies in the US, militarism in US foreign policy, African urbanization & housing.

African Social Movements African Militarization Social Ecology of Africa Social Movements Internationalizing of Higher Education

Tyler Ortego

President · ORA Engineering

President and Principal Engineer

Engineering Civil Engineering Living Shorelines Oyster Environmental Entrepreneurship

Gillian Gregory

Researcher, Traditional Knowledge and Use Studies · The Firelight Group

Research, analysis & technical support for Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities Traditional land and resource use Resource Management Migration Vulnerability & well-being