Angela Pool-Funai

Director of the Master of Public Administration Program · Southern Utah University

Specializing in experiential learning, fund-raising, and grant writing in higher education

Board Development Donor Relations Experiential Learning in Higher Education Fund-Raising for Higher Education Fund-Raising for Non Profit

Vanessa Bouché

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Vanessa Bouché's research is at the intersection of political psychology and public policy, with a particular focus on human trafficking.

American Politics Public Policy Human Trafficking, Domestic and Transnational Human Trafficking Women & Politics

Micki McElya, Ph.D.

Professor of History · University of Connecticut

Professor McElya is an expert in the histories of women, gender, sexuality, and race in the U.S., with a focus on politics and memory.

U.S. Cultural and Political History Women & Gender Sexuality & LGBTQ History Feminist Theory Queer Theory

Amy Bass, PhD

Professor, Sport Studies · Manhattanville College

An expert in sport, culture, and politics.

Identity Politics Racial Politics Politics Sports Culture

Amy Cooter

Senior Lecturer · Vanderbilt University

Expert on various topics related to right-wing groups, extremist violence, neo-Nazi nationalism and militias.

Masculinity Domestic Militias Nostalgic Groups Patriot Groups Nationalism

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

Candi Cann, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Baylor Interdiscipinary Core and Religion · Baylor University

Dr. Cann teaches World Cultures, Social World, World Religions, and Buddhism.

World Religions Buddhism Death and Dying Digital Afterlife Modern Mourning Practices

Jonathan M. Metzl

Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society · Vanderbilt University

World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.

Mass shootings Mental Health Guns in America Guns and Mental Illness Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare

Nirinjan Khalsa

Senior Instructor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Yoga Studies Philosophy of Religion

Christina Bogdanou

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, The Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies

Greek Language Comparative European Literature Critical Theory Gender Studies Modern Greek Studies

Roxanne Banuelos

Senior Lecturer · Loyola Marymount University

Human Relations intercultural Relations Creative Writing Research Methodology Gender Communication Theories and Practices

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians