Priyank Arora

Assistant Professor of Operations & Information Management · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Priyank Apora works to improve systems to reach social and environmental goals, such as good health, reduced poverty, clean water and energy

Nonprofit Operations Operations Analysis Socially reponsible operations Heath care operations Sustainable Operations

Iglika Ivanova

Senior Economist and Public Interest Researcher · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC Office

Iglika Ivanova is Senior Economist and Public Interest Researcher at the BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Poverty Labour Economics Income Distribution Income Inequality Living Wage Policies

Leslie Martin

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Martin specializes in urban sociology, race/ethnic relations, welfare and poverty issues.

Urban Sociology Race / Ethnic Relations Welfare and Poverty Sociology of Education Public Housing

Douglas Harris

Professor of Economics & Schleider Foundation Chair in Public Education · Tulane University

Douglas Harris' expertise lies in economics for education, teacher labor markets, productivity measurements and incentive design.

Economics of Education Incentive Design Teacher Labor Markets Productivity Measurement Test-Based Accountability

Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of Health

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

Juan Araque

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

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Kerri Raissian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Policy · University of Connecticut

Public administration expert, focusing on child and family policy

The impact of early childhood investments on child well-being Role of policy in family violence and contraception subsidies How policy generates family complexity, data collection and decision making in the child protective system

Joe T. Darden

Professor · Michigan State University

An expert on urban residential segregation, fair housing issues and neighborhood racial/socioeconomic inequality.

Socioeconomic Inequality Racial Inequality Urban Affairs Ferguson Racial Protests

Joseph Bush, PhD

Faculty Research Specialist - Clinical Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Pediatric Psychology; Child Pain; Parent-Child Interactions in Stressful Medical Situations; Psychological Effects of School Gardens

Health Psychology Pediatric Psychology Statistics Child Development Pain Assessment and Management

Samuel Mistrano

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

Policy practice expert, specializing in the creation of affordable workforce housing.

Non-profits and Philanthropy Community, Organization, and Business Innovation Housing

Alison Wishard Guerra

Associate Professor · UC San Diego

Wishard Guerra’s research focuses on culture and development in early childhood.

Early Childhood Education K-12 Education During Pandemics Coronavirus COVID-19 Applied Developmental Psychology