Melanee Thomas

Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Calgary

Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science

Research Methodology Public Opinion and Policy Gender and Politics Political Psychology and Behaviour Comparative and Canadian Politics

Nicole M. Joseph

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education Teaching and Learning · Vanderbilt University

An expert in the barriers that Black women and girls face in the STEM field and STEM classroom.

Identity Development White Supremacy Gifted Education Gender in Education K-12 Education

Clare Beckton

Executive Director · Carleton University Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership

Author, researcher, motivational speaker, consultant, coach and leader

Women's Leadership Strategic Planning Risk Management Aboriginal Policy Issues Inclusion and Diversity

Karen Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Charlene Senn

Professor of Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies · University of Windsor

Dr. Charlene Senn's research centres primarily on male violence against women with a focus on sexual violence interventions.

Women's and Gender Studies Violence Against Women Sexual Violence and Campus Interventions Male Violence Against Women Applied Social Psychology

Laura Briggs

Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Laura Briggs is an expert on transnational and transracial adoption and on the U.S. history of taking children for political ends.

Transnational Adoption Reproduction Politics Adoption Child Separation

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Martha Lanier

President · IGNITE Your Potential Inc

Empowering Women for Courage & Confidence | Breast Cancer and Heart Attack Survivor, Iron Girl Triathlete, Skydiver, Author.

Stress Management Personal Achievement Women Spouse Programs Empowerment & Motivation

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Founding Editor and Writer · Ms. Magazine

Writer, lecturer, social justice activist, and the author of ten books—nine non-fiction works and one novel.

Illness Friendship Cancer Aging Jewish Interest

ChaChanna Simpson

Owner · Your Stellar Star

Engaging, motivating, and energizing speaker inspiring women to create all they want to be do and have.

Women Empowerment Small Business Start Ups Social Media Motivation

Jennifer Cobbina

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Expertise is in topics on race, crime, and policing; protest movements; and prisoner reentry

Race, Crime, and Policing Gender and Crime Race and Crime Prisoner Re-entry

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Robin R. Wang

Professor of Philosophy · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Chinese Philosophy Comparative Philosophy Ethics

Diana C. Parry

Professor, Applied Health Sciences, Special Advisor to the President, Women's and Gender Issues · University of Waterloo

Dr. Diana C. Parry research explores the roles of leisure in women’s health and wellbeing through a feminist lens.

Women's Leisure Gender Leisure Health and Well-Being Qualitative Inquiry Feminist Theory

Ruth Panofsky

Professor of English / Graduate Program in Communication & Culture · Ryerson University

Dr. Panofsky specializes in Canadian women in publishing and Canadian Jewish women writers

English Research Higher Education Literature Media & Culture

Marina Bettaglio

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Dr. Bettaglio's research focuses on contemporary Spanish and Italian cultural studies with a gender perspective.

Spanish Literature Modern Languages Comparative Literature Women's Studies Gender Studies

Kari Sampsel

Medical Director, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program, Attending Staff Emergency Physician · The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine & University of Ottawa

Emergency Medicine, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Clinician, Educator and Advocate

Emergency Medicine Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sexual Assault Awareness

Jacqueline Lambiase

Professor, Strategic Communication · Texas Christian University

Jacqueline Lambiase has consulted or spoken to groups about earning their share of discussion in social media and public relations.

teaching female political candidates in Texas how to tell their story Public Relations Ethics Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Media and Marketing