Chuck Rosenthal

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Fiction Narrative Narrative Theory Magic Journalism Animal Consciousness

Alexandra Neel

Associate Professor of English and Director of Humanities · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Visual Cultures Theories and Histories of Photography Travel Literature Polar Studies

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Mandy Brouse

Small business owner · Words Worth Books

Small business owner, marketing manager and occasional online columnist.

Small Business Business Publishing & Promoting Publishing Writing

Molly Youngkin

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Romantic and Victorian Literature Gender Studies and Narrative Theory

Mary Kuryla

Clinical Professor · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Film Studies: Horror Genre and International Cinema Children's Book Writing Independent Film Directing and Producing Screenplays Fiction Writing: Novels and Short Stories

William L. Andrews, Ph.D.

E. Maynard Adams Professor of English, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Andrews is an expert in African American literature, Southern literature and North American slave narratives.

Southern Literature American Literature to 1900 African American Literature Slavery Digital Humanities

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Todd Robert Petersen

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in formal structures of visual storytelling, creative writing, film theory, and aesthetics

Traditional and Contemporary Models of Successful Writing Creative Writing Techniques Coming-of-Age Storytelling Project-Based Learning in HIgher Education Project Management

Nina Amir

Chief Inpiration Officer · Pure Spirit Creations

International speaker, award-winning blogger, bestselling author, Certified High Performance Coach, Author Coach, Blog/Blog-to-Book Coach.

Freelance Writing Online Journalism and Blogging Non-Fiction Writing Journalism and Writing for Publication How to Blog A Book

Amy Bonomi

Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · Michigan State University

Dr. Bonomi’s research focuses on the health impacts, contexts for, and dynamics of intimate partner violence and sexual violence

Domestic Violence Partner Violence Intimacy Dynamics Sexual Violence

Seretha Williams

Professor of English · Augusta University

Professor Williams is an expert in Africa and African Diaspora, Digital Humanities, and Digital Publication.

Digital Publication Africa and African Diaspora Digital Humanities

Frederick Ayeroff

Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Story Structure and Analysis Writing Original Feature Scripts on Spec

Gary Richards

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Richards' research focuses on Southern literature.

Southern Literature and Culture American Fiction Contemporary Drama English Harper Lee

Chad Post

Publisher, Open Letter Books · University of Rochester

Chad Post is publisher of the University's nonprofit, literary translation press, Open Letter Books, and an expert on literary translation

Literary Translation Academic Publishing World Literature

Steven Mailloux

President's Professor of Rhetoric · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

English Rhetoric Critical Theory Political Theology U.S.Cultural Studies

Gail Wronsky

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Poetry Creative Writing 20th Century Women's Writing Play Writing Poetry of Witness

Lee Jarvis

Professor of International Politics · University of East Anglia

His global research explores terrorism, counterterrorism and cyber security.

Political Violence Counterterrorism International Politics Terrorism Cyber Security

Ashley Gess

Assistant Professor · Augusta University

Gess is a leading expert in innovation renaissance as it pertains to a post-COVID-19 America.

Integrative STEM Education Project-Based Learning Curriculum Design Curriculum Development Place-based Education

Jennifer Pate, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics and Associate Dean of Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Economics of Giving, Altruism and Reciprocity Applied Microeconomics Experimental and Behavioral Economics Industrial Organization General Economics