Jerusha Conner, PhD

Professor of Education; Program Coordinator, Graduate Education | Department of Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Jerusha Conner, PhD, is an expert on trends in education policy, urban education, student learning, engagement, and activism.

Youth Activism Urban Education Education Policy School Reform Student Engagement

Joshua Goodling

Speaker and Author · Joshua Goodling

Bouncing Back When Your Chances Are Zero

Making A Difference School & Workplace Bullying Overcoming Adversity Faith Youth Activism

Rachel Gouin

Director, Research and Public Policy / Directrice, Recherche et politique publique · Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada / Repaires jeunesse du Canada

Non-profit leader with expertise on children & youth

Youth Youth Activism Youth and School-To-Work Transitions youth mental health Youth Engagement

Patricia Parker, Ph.D.

Department Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Uses organizational communication theories to explore how discourses of race, gender and class intersect with girls’ and women's leadership.

Community Engagement Girl's and Women's Empowerment Youth Activism Community Engaged Scholarship Social Justice Leadership

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