Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Pamela Rutledge, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Rutledge focuses on identifying human motivations, behavioral triggers & instinctive drives to inform messaging & data strategies

Trust in Information Applied Narrative Persuasive Messaging Positive Psychology Applied to Media Qualitative Research and Analysis

Karen Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race

Don Power

Speaker, Author, Social Media Consultant & Editor of Sprout Insights · Sprout Social, Inc. & Don Power.COM

Social Media Is the Best Opportunity Engine the World Has Ever Known! Are You Using It to Its Full Potential? I Show You How!

Social Media Twitter Social Media Marketing The Secret to Social Media Success How to Use Social Media for Business

Jingsi Christina Wu

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Media studies scholar Jingsi Wu focuses her research on the crossroads of entertainment media, politics, civic engagement, and culture.

Media Studies Political Communication and Social Media Chinese Media Cultural Sociology Game Studies

Ryan Thornburg, M.A.

Associate Professor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

Thornburg is an expert in data-driven reporting and media economics.

Digital Elections Engagement Local news Fake News

Christophe Morin, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

The understanding and prediction of consumer behavior using cutting edge science; neuromarketing; persuasion strategy; branding

Neuromarketing Neurophysiological Effects of Advertising On Adolescents Persuasion Strategies Messaging Architecture Strategic Dialoguing

Barbara Rozgonyi

Transformer, Speaker, Corporate Trainer, Business Development Consultant · CoryWest Media LLC

Motivational Marketing Keynote Speaker| 3D Content Marketing | LinkedIn Training | Social Media Strategy

Media & Communications Innovation & Creativity Social & Digital Media Leadership Branding Communications Sales Marketing Marketing & Corporate Strategy

Lina Duque

Social Media Strategist · Lina Duque Consulting

Social Media Advisor to CEOs & Academics| Speaker at universities & international forums | As seen in Harvard Business Review & Forbes

Social Media Social Media & Branding Personal Branding Personal Brand & Professional Presence Personal Branding for Career Success

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

David Schweidel

Professor & Rebecca Cheney McGreevy Endowed Chair of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Customer Analysis Political Marketing Statistical Analysis Customer Relationship Management Customer Valuation

Germany Kent

Award-Winning Producer & Journalist | Bestselling Author | Hall of Fame Media Personality · https://muckrack.com/germanykent

Kent is an internationally recognized media expert with by-lines and/or quotes featured in hundreds of media outlets around the world.

Multimedia Communications Media Relations and Publicity Corporate Training & Coaching Leadership Branding Communications Sales Marketing Producing Developing Establishing (Enterprise)

Michael Stoner

Co-Founder & President · mStoner

A consultant advising #highered on digital strategy, online marketing, social media, student recruiting, building affiliations, fundraising.

Strategic Communications Web Content Management Integrated Marketing Marketing Strategy Web Development

Brandon Mendelson

Consultant · Earth's Temporary Solution, LLC

Author of "Social Media Is Bullshit" (St. Martin's PresS)

Writing Book Writing Copywriting Marketing Online Marketing

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

Bryan Segal

Senior Vice President · comScore

Segal brings over 20 years of business development, operational acumen, and client relationship expertise to his role at comScore.

Strategic Planning Market Research Business Development Media and Technology Digital Media

Marc Smith

Chief Social Scientist · Connected Action

Internet sociologist, using social network analysis and visualization to map and understand social media

Social Media Social Networks Business Collaboration Information Visualization

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Shanahan is an expert in the intersection of journalism and digital communication technology, online news and digital discourse.

News Literacy Digital Discourse Journalism Local news Media

Avi Savar

Founding Partner · Big Fuel

Founder and Chairman of Big Fuel. Inaugural Cannes Lions Branded Content Jury President. Sought-after industry spokesperson and author.

Branded Content Original Programming for Broadcast & Web Brand Strategy Marketing and Content Creation Social Media & Branding

Ryan Cohn

Partner, Executive Vice President · Sachs Media Group

Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Media and Communications

Social Media Social Media Marketing Facebook Digital Marketing Public Affairs