Renee Alexander Craft, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, and the Curriculum in Global Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Analyzes use of black diaspora performance to build community, argue for rights of citizenship & map differential blackness in the Americas.

Digital Humanities Black Diaspora Performance Carnival traditions in Panama Black Speculative Fiction Critical Ethnography

Jackie Gallagher

Chair/Associate Professor · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gallagher's expertise focuses on the evolution of landscapes over time.

GPS and GIS Biogeography Geomorphology Quaternary Science Geography

Casey O'Donnell

Associate Professor of Media and Information · Michigan State University

Casey O'Donnell's research examines the creative collaborative work of video game design and development.

Software Engineering Computers and Society Science and technology studies Game Studies Anthropology

L. Song Richardson

Dean and Chancellor's Professor of Law · UC Irvine

L. Song Richardson studies implicit racial and gender bias, policing, police unions, and the criminal justice system.

Law and Social Science Criminal Procedure Law Criminal Law

Marta Baltodano

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Anthropology of Education Globalization Social Justice Diversity

Sophie Bjork-James

Assistant Professor of the Practice in Anthropology · Vanderbilt University

Expert on the U.S.-based religious right and the white nationalist movement, particularly online communities.

Conservative Christianity Religion White Nationalism Reproductive Politics Race and Racism

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Department Head, Science and Technology Studies (STS) · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs

Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction

Bryant Keith Alexander

Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts

Race Gender & Sexuality Communication & Culture Performance & Culture Higher Education Speech Communication

David Smilde

Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations and and Senior Associate Fellow at CIPR · Tulane University

David Smilde is an expert in the sociology of culture, sociology of religion, social movements, political sociology and Latin America.

Human Rights Social Movements Sociology of Culture Sociology of Religion Political Sociology

Eric Magnuson

Associate Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Masculinities Media and Society Sociology of Work and Occupations The Men's Movement

M. Francyne Huckaby

Associate Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Studies · Texas Christian University

M. Francyne Huckaby works to create experiences that engage students with the world and introduce them to the depth and breadth of pedagogy.

Feminism and Research Philosophy & Education Film as Research Education and Equity Women and Gender Studies

Valerie Malhotra Bentz, PhD, MSSW

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Somatics and Phenomenology Professor

Human Development and Consciousness Society, Culture and Systems Social Psychology Research Methods Phenomenology

K. Melchor Hall, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Black feminist scholar-activist crossing disciplinary and national borders

Latin America Transnational Organizing Constructivist Grounded Theory Black Feminist Theory International Development

Dr. Harbinder Sandhu

Assistant Professor, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick

Harbinder Sandhu is an expert in behavioural change interventions for improving health, wellbeing and quality of life.

Opioid Reduction in Chronic Pain Complex Interventions Health and Wellbeing Chronic Pain Management Behaviour Change

Dimitris Xygalatas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anthropology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Xygalatas' research focuses on ritual, sports, bonding, and the things that make us human.

Cognition and Culture Sports Ritual Cooperation

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

The rhetoric of political campaign messages and communication strategies of politicians

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

George Bisharat

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: bisharat@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4721 / Office 603F-200

Criminal Procedure Islamic Law Law and Social Anthropology Criminal Practice Law in Middle East Societies

Dr Tahmineh Tayebi

Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics · Aston University

She is interested in online offensive and abusive language and other similar phenomena, such as cyberbullying, trolling and hate crime.

Language Aggression British Immigration Trolling Cyberbullying Citizenship Policy

Lisa Loutzenheiser

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy · University of British Columbia

Lisa Loutzenheiser's research is focused on the educational experiences of marginalized youth.

Youth and Education Qualitative Methods Sociology of Education Anthropology of Education Queer Theory

David Sapp

Professor & Vice Provost for Academic Affairs · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Administration in Higher Education Feminist Theory and Pedagogy Civic Engagement and Social Justice Rhetoric and Organizational Communication Service Learning and Community-Based Teaching