Micah Officer, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

micah.officer@lmu.edu | (310) 338-7658

Stockholder Voting Rights Business Economics Dividend Policy Capital Structure Corporate Governance

Kate Ratliff

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Kate Ratliff’s research investigates implicit biases—internalized prejudices and stereotypes—and other barriers to diversity and inclusion.

Race Attitudes Implicit Bias Diversity & Inclusion Gender Attitudes Prejudice & Stereotyping

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

Lawrence Levy

Vice President, Economic Development and Professional Studies; Executive Dean, National Center for Suburban Studies · Hofstra University

Dean Levy works close with Hofstra’s academic community to shape an innovative agenda for suburban study

Suburban Spaces and Development Suburbs Education Taxation Politics of the Suburbs

Thomas Ksiazek, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication; Director of Graduate Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Thomas Ksiazek's, PhD, research is focused on the media industry's constant evolution to satisfy the needs of its audience.

Communication Media Industries Cross-Platform Audience Behavior Network Analysis of Digital Media Use News Audiences

Bartosz Krawczyk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Krawczyk's areas of research are machine learning, data stream mining, and big data.

Machine learning: ensembles, imbalanced data, one-class classification, kernel methods. Data stream mining: concept drift, active learning, online classification and regression. Big data: mining massive datasets, efficient and scalable learning algorithms

Rosanna Perotti

Professor, Department of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Perotti's expertise is in American politics, including Congress, elections and political parties.

American Politics Congress Media and Politics American Political Parties American Elections

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD

University Professor of Law and Religion; Director, Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD, is an expert in the areas of law and religion, free speech, constitutional law and bioethics.

Supreme Court Nomination Process Supreme Court Law and Religion Constitutional Law First Amendment

Kimberly West-Faulcon

Professor of Law · Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University

James P. Bradley Chair in Constitutional Law

Impeachment Constitutional Law

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Dr. Meena Bose is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Eric Durant, P.E., Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Eric Durant's research focuses on real-time audio processing with a focus on hearing aids and artificial intelligence/deep learning.

Deep Learning Audio Processing Beamforming Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair · Florida Atlantic University

Kevin Wagner's research and teaching interests include judicial politics, political behavior and legislative behavior

Florida Politics Politics in Film and Fiction Research Methods Public Opinion and American Politics Political Party and Interest Groups

Claire Wheeler

Instructor · Portland State University

Experienced, energetic speaker who builds organizational success through the well-being of its members

Stress Management Optimal Performance Weight Management

Sascha Meinrath

PALMER CHAIR IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Telecommunications · Pennsylvania State University

Meinrath is a renowned technology policy expert and is internationally recognized for his work as a social entrepreneur and angel investor

Open Technology Public Interest Sector Internet of Things Civil Liberties Distributed Communications

Bruce Cairns, M.D.

John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cairns is the director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and is a distinguished professor of surgery, microbiology, & immunology.

COVID-19 Medicine Surgery Public Health Burns

John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

Vanessa Libertad Garcia

Author, Filmmaker & Consultant / Speaker · The Fiat Libertad Co.

Expertise: Filmmaking, Self-Publishing, and Communities -- Gay & Lesbian, Latinos in the U.S., & Alcoholism

Latinos Within the Glbtq Community Gay / Lesbians & Latinos Within the Alcoholic Community Indie Filmmaking & Self-Publishing On Queer Latina/O Perspectives The Glbtq Community & Alcoholism Independent Filmmaking & Self-Publishing

Denise Barreto

Author, Managing Partner, Trainer and Speaker · Relationships Matter Now, LLC

Relationship Revolutionist - Changing the World, One Relationship at a Time

Relationships Marketing Leadership Customer Service Corporate Partnerships

Ronald Shapiro

Speaker & Consultant · Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.

Improve job or school performance, educate, and entertain at the same time!!! Learning which is applicable and a ton of fun!!!

Human Factors/Ergonomics Leadership/Management/Teamwork Career Development Understanding Human Capabilities and Limitations Special Recognition