Robin Cox

Research Director and Professor · ResilienceByDesign Research Lab and Royal Roads University

Robin Cox's expertise includes the psychosocial dimensions of disasters, disaster resilience, and traumatic stress and coping.

Resilience Higher Education Community Resilience Disaster Psychosocial Response Stress and Coping

Monica Escaleras, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of the Business and Economics Polling Initiative · Florida Atlantic University

Monica Escaleras is an expert in natural disasters and political economy.

Decentralization Business Administration Business and Economics Polling Natural Disasters Political Economy

Amir AghaKouchak

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering · UC Irvine

Amir AghaKouchak studies how climate change and variability influence extreme events (flood/drought/heatwaves) and compound hazards.

Climate Extremes Climatology Climate Change Flood Drought

Nigel Raab

Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Theories of Civil Society Habermas 19th Century Russia Urban History Global Encounters

Anna Nagurney

John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Anna Nagurney studies network systems with applications including congested urban transportation networks, disaster relief and supply chains

COVID-19 and supply chains Sustainable Supply Chains Supply Chain and Logistics Management Cold Chain Logistics

Thomas Dietz

University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) · Michigan State University

Expert in climate change, human driving forces of environmental change, environmental values, environmental decision making

Ecology Environmental Policy Human driving forces of environmental change Climate Change

Marleen Wong

David Lawrence Stein/Violet Goldberg Sachs Professor of Mental Health Senior Vice Dean (Retiring) of Field Education Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Professor focused on children, youth, and families and specializing in behavioral health, mental health, and military social work.

Crisis Intervention Crisis and Disaster Military Social Work Behavioral Health Social Work

Johan Walden

Professor of Finance | Mitsubishi Bank Chair in International Business and Finance | Distinguished Teaching Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Heavy-tailed risks Insurance Networks and capital markets Asset Pricing

Lenneal Henderson Jr., PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Internationally recognized urban scholar

Global Issues Energy Policy Urban Analysis Social Ecology Diversity Issues

Dr. Richard Vogel

Dean, School of Business · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Vogel's research is in the economic impact of natural and man-made disasters and disaster policy.

Regional Economic Growth and Development Hazards and Natural Disaster Economic Impact and Policy Economics Education Urban and Regional Economics Development Economics

Brian P. Kelly

Assistant Professor, Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Brian Kelly is a Criminologist, Fraud Examiner, and Security Practitioner.

Law Enforcement Security Anti- Fraud Active Shooter White collar Criminal Investigations

Li Dai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Political Violence Emerging Markets Multinational Corporations Institutional Theory Firm Strategy in Hostile Contexts

William D. Parham

Professor and Interim Director, Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology

Sport Psychology Multicultural Counseling Foundations of Counseling Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions Interplay Between Sports Psychology

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Leslie Wind

Chair of the MSW Program Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on children, youth and families with a specialization in trauma and violence.

Social Work Education Community Outreach Program Development Trauma Children, Youth and Families

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Robert Fuller, M.D., FACEP

UConn Health Chairman of Emergency Medicine · University of Connecticut

Fuller has responded to nations battered by natural and manmade disasters -New York after 9/11, Haiti ; Philippines after a typhoon.

Coronavirus Efficiency of Emergency Services International Disaster Medical Response Emergency Medical Care Natural Disasters

George Torok

Marketing Expert, Keynote Speaker, Speech Coach for Executives · Power Marketing

Marketing Expert, Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author - Secrets of Power Marketing

Success Motivation Inspiration Personal Marketing Marketing

Philip La Duke

Safety Iconoclast & Culture Transformation Architect · ERM

One of the most informative, entertaining, and engaging speakers you're likely to ever find

Talent & Gamification Talent Management Cross generational training and management Planning Corporate Culture