Marc Lony

Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - French · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Francophone Literature Nineteenth and Twentieth Century French Literature

Cynthia Kimball Davis

Program Director of the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Degree · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership

Patient Advocacy Continuing Education Professional Development Management Training Interdisciplinary Studies in Higher Education

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

Andrew Lubin

Defense Analyst, Author, Embedded Journalist · N/a

Dynamic speaker with long experience in global current events with partiular expertise in Iraq, Hait, Afghanistan with US Marines

Current Operations in Afghanistan Us Marine Humanitarian Operations (Haiti Japan Role of Us in Todays' World

José Holguín-Veras

Director, Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE) & William H. Hart Chair Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading authority in freight transportation and humanitarian logistics

Transportation Planning Traffic Engineering Mathematical Modeling Arcgis Operations Research

Gretchen Helmke

Professor of Political Science · University of Rochester

Professor Helmke's research focuses on democratic political institutions, rule of law, and Latin American politics.

Institutional crises in Latin America Rule of Law Democratic Political Institutions Latin American Politics

Kia Lilly Caldwell, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Caldwell can discuss the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of color in the U.S. and Brazil.

Critical Race Studies Black Feminism Gender and Race in Brazil Afro-Latin Studies African Diaspora Studies

Bruce Cairns, M.D.

John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Cairns is the director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and is a distinguished professor of surgery, microbiology, & immunology.

COVID-19 Medicine Surgery Public Health Burns

Robert Rycroft

Professor of Economics · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Rycroft focuses on the economics of inequality, poverty and discrimination.

Political Science Economic Analysis Editing Finance and Economics Political Economy

Leila Janah

CEO/Founder · Samasource

give work

Social Enterprise Employment Microwork

Ralph Carter

Piper Professor, Political Science · Texas Christian University

Professor Carter focuses on U.S. foreign, trade, and defense policy, with a particular emphasis on the roles played by members of Congress.

International Relations U. S. Foreign Policy in Film Middle East Russia North Korea

Rachel Décoste

Motivational Speaker, Immigration Policy and Political Pundit · Independent

Rachel Décoste is a media critic, educator, and public speaker who has been involved in community activism since her youth.

Community Organizing and Engagement Political Activism Political Consulting Immigration Race and Racism

Elizabeth Zechmeister

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP · Vanderbilt University

Expert in Latin American political behavior and director of the world-renowned Latin American Public Opinion Project.

Democracy Polling Latin America Comparative Politics Latin America Democracy

Lori Spies, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Missions Coordinator · Baylor University

Expert in global health and health care providers

Capacity Building Hypertension Advanced Practice Nursing Global Health Non-Communicable Diseases

Jonathan M. Lees, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Lees is an expert in fault zones, volcano imaging, explosive volcanism and geothermal imaging.

Geological Sciences Siesmology Volcanology Tomography of Fault Zones Regional Tomographic Inversion

Michael Largey

Professor of Musicology · Michigan State University

Expert in Caribbean music, specifically Haitian classical and religious music

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Ethnomusicology Haiti Haitan Classical and Religious Music

Anthony G. Alessi, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor, Neurology and Orthopaedics · University of Connecticut

Focused on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of concussions in athletes from youth leagues to professional sports.

Concussion Diagnosis Sports Injuries Neurology Orthopaedics Athletes

Morris Ratner

Academic Dean and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: ratnerm@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8853 / Office 354-200

Higher Education Administration Civil Procedure Legal Ethics Law Practice Management Complex Litigation

Louisa Taylor

Director · Refugee 613

Director at Refugee 613

Immigration Human Rights Diversity & Inclusion Coalition Building Refugee Resettlement

Professor David Gordon

Professor of Social Justice and Director of the Poverty Institute · University of Bristol

Global leader on tackling poverty, social deprivation and social mobility

Climate Change and Poverty Poverty Statistics Hunger Social Deprivation Poverty