Professor Imran Awan

Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology · Birmingham City University

Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Cultural and Critical Criminology Radicalization Hate Crime Islamophobia Terrorism

Vanessa Díaz

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Cuba Latin America oral & life histories

Amira Elghawaby

Communications Director · The National Council of Canadian Muslims

Amira Elghawaby leads the NCCM’s media relations, public engagement and strategic communications.

Ethnic Media & Diversity Anti-discrimination Civic Engagement Human Rights Civil Rights

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

Garland Kirkpatrick

Professor of Graphic Design, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Graphic Design

Typography Adobe Creative Suite Concept Development Product Design User Experience

Emily Bianchi

Associate Professor of Organization & Management · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Economic Conditions and Early Adulthood Job Attitudes Moral Behavior Economic Conditions and Psychology Organizational Behavior

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Iraqi-Canadian Socio-Legal Academic & Advocate

Middle Eastern Affairs Iraqi Affairs Counter-Terrorism Islamophobia Racial Profiling

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women

Nora Rubel

Jane and Alan Batkin Professor of Jewish Studies · University of Rochester

Rubel is an expert in Jewish studies, as well as Jewish food and holidays

American Religions, Race and Ethnicity Jewish Holidays Jewish American Immigration Judaism Black Jewish Studies

Steve Chermak

Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Steven M. Chermak is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University.

School Violence White Supremacists Crime Media Coverage Domestic Terrorism

Michael Ostrowsky

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Sociologist specializing in the topics of education, drug use, deviance, delinquency theories, and violent behavior

Social Psychology Delinquency Theories, Trends and Issues Sociology of Drugs Violent Behavior in Sports Fans Applied Research

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

Melissa Singh

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Melissa Singh is a Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Online Pedagogy Social Work Field Instruction Non Profit Management Social Justice and Equal Rights

Robert Leonard

Director, Forensic Linguistics Program · Hofstra University

Robert Leonard is best known for his work in forensic linguistics, the application of linguistic theory to the analysis of language evidence

1960s rock n roll Linguistics and Threat Assessment Language and the Law Forensic Linguistics Woodstock music festival

Ratanjit Sondhe

CEO · Discoverhelp, Inc.

Transforming Business Through Mindful Leadership, Conscious Capitalism and the Oneness Paradigm

Empowering Business Through 9 Universal Laws Developing A Passionate Creative Workforce Developing Mindful Leaders A Platform for Conscious Capitalism

Professor Imran Awan

Professor of Criminology · Birmingham City University

He is one of the UK’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.

Conspiracy Theories of Lockdown Bigotry Extremism Islamaphobia Crime

Sabreena Ghaffar-Siddiqui

Professor, Sociologist & Researcher, DEI Expert · Sheridan College

DEI, Social Inequality; Immigration; Integration; Refugees; Racism; Islamophobia; Deviance; Radicalization; Terrorism; Hate Crimes.

Sociology Social Activism Politics Global Media and Culture Immigration and Ethnicity Immigration and Citizenship