Mario Murillo

Professor of Radio, Television, Film · Hofstra University

Prof. Murillo has special interest in community-based radio journalism, Latin American studies, citizen's media, and civic engagement.

Civic Engagement Documentary Production Community Radio Latino Culture and History U.S./Latin American Policy

Jean Polfus

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of Manitoba

Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow working on caribou conservation in the NWT using non-invasive methods, traditional knowledge & sciart.

Ecology Ecology - Animal Movement and Space Use Conservation Biology Conservation Genetics Environmental Science

Teresa Scassa

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law

Legal issues in Digital Cartography Citizen Science Intellectual Property Freedom of Expression Open Government

Heike Schroeder

Professor of Environmental Governance · University of East Anglia

She examines the international politics of climate change at global, national and regional levels.

Carbon Emissions International Politics of Climate Change Climate Change Climate Change Governance International Development

Scott Wallace

Associate Professor of Journalism · University of Connecticut

Scott Wallace is a bestselling author, photojournalist and educator who covers the environment and vanishing cultures worldwide.

Amazon Rainforest Brazil Indigenous Cultures Uncontacted Tribes Illegal Logging

Susan Prentice

Professor · University of Manitoba

Professor Prentice's primary specialization is contemporary and historical childcare policy and advocacy

Social Inequality Social Change Systemic Discrimination Historical Sociology Childcare Policy

Kyle Whyte

Timnick Chair in the Humanities · Michigan State University

Expert in American Indian and Indigenous Studies, environmental philosophy

Ethics of Knowledge Exchange Environmental Philosophy and Ethics Indigenous Environmental Studies Climate Justice Climate Change

Kim Anderson

Associate Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition · University of Guelph

Associate Professor, Department of Indigenous Studies

Oral history and Indigenous knowledge translation Community-based Indigenous research Indigenous Masculinities Indigenous feminism Gender and Indigenous peoples

Deborah Cullinan

Chief Executive Officer · YBCA

Deborah is a leading advocate on the pivotal role artists & cultural organizations play in shaping our social & political landscape.

Nonprofit Management Civic Engagement COVID Recovery Unemployment Philanthropy

Margarita R. Ochoa

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Department of History, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Social Justice and Equal Rights Latin America Race and Ethnicity Women and Gender Indigenous/Ethnohistory

Gillian Gregory

Researcher, Traditional Knowledge and Use Studies · The Firelight Group

Research, analysis & technical support for Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities Traditional land and resource use Resource Management Migration Vulnerability & well-being

Deborah Bolnick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Bolnick is an expert on genetic ancestry testing and how sociopolitical forces & history shape human genomic diversity.

Native American Genetic Histories Genetic Ancestry Testing Human Biodiversity Anthropology Ancient DNA

Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux

Chair on Truth and Reconciliation · Lakehead University

Dr. Wesley-Esquimaux's research addresses unresolved intergenerational trauma and grief primarily within the Canadian Indigenous community.

Community Development Government Community Outreach Leadership Teaching

Suzanne Toro

Owner · OmToro, LLC

Inner Wellness Teacher, Advocate for Global Change, Visionary & Strategist

Female Empowerment Inner Wellnes & Meditation Self Awareness Food Alchemy Creative Visionary

Muneeza Sheikh

Partner · Levitt LLP

Muneeza Sheikh practices in the area of labour and employment law

Canadian Politics Diversity Engagement in the Workplace Human Rights in Canada Labour Law in Canada Employment Law in Canada

Dayna Nadine Scott

Associate Professor · Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Dr.Dayna Scott works in the areas of environmental law and policy; critical risk theory; environmental justice; and trade and globalization.

Environmental Law and Justice Gender and Environmental Health Toxic Substances Regulation Feminist Theory of the Body Pollution

Jonathan McGavock

Associate Professor and CIHR Applied Health Chair · Diabetes Canada

Dr. McGavock’s research program is focused the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in youth

Prevention & Management of Type 2 Diabetes Human Physiology Improving Metabolic Control Prevention of Obesity Diabetes in Aboriginal Populations

Luis Sanchez-Lopez

Visiting Assistant Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Luis Sanchez-Lopez is an expert in Latin American history, state formation, citizenship, popular politics, and social movements.

Social Autonomy Indigeneity Citizenship Latin American History State Formation

Brenda Nicolas

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

Brenda Nicolas is an expert in Latin American Indigenous diasporas, transnationalism, communal participation/identity & settler colonialism.

Social Movements Critical Indigenous Studies Latin American Indigenous Diaspora Mexican Migration Zapotec & Mixtec Indigeneity

María G. Arroyo

Extension Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

Center for Religion and Spirituality