Jayanti Tamm

Assistant Professor of English · Movable Type Management

Author of Cartwheels in a Sari: A Memoir of Growing Up Cult will inspire you to overcome adversities and create your own destiny.

Cults Cult Leadership Creative Writing Overcoming Adversity Memoir

Jesmyn Ward

Professor · Tulane University

Critically acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward is a two-time National Book Award Winner and professor of creative writing.

Communication English Creative Writing Media Studies

Donia Bijan

Author and Chef · Movable Type Management

Bring Extra Napkins! Food can tell the most wonderful stories with celebrated chef & author of the memoir, Maman’s Homesick Pie

Food Writing Food Memoirs Cooking Food and Dining

Alicia Partnoy

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Spanish · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Writing and Political Repression Testimonio Women Writers Social Semiotics Contemporary Latin American Literature

Mara Scanlon

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Professor of English, Department of English, Linguistics and Communication

Digital Humanities Women’s Literature and Feminist Theory Twentieth-Century Literature Asian American Studies Bakhtinian theory

Patricia V Davis

author/radio show host/advice columnist/ · HS Radio e-magazine and Harper Davis Publishing

Dynamic, warm, engaging speaker (and former teacher) whose seminars leave participants re-energized and motivated to achieve their goals.

101 Ways to Utilize Social Media to Enrich Your Business (And Life) Changes in Publishing & Book Sales

William L. Andrews, Ph.D.

E. Maynard Adams Professor of English, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Andrews is an expert in African American literature, Southern literature and North American slave narratives.

Southern Literature American Literature to 1900 African American Literature Slavery Digital Humanities

Stephen Hanna

Professor of Geography · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Hanna's research in cultural geography explores how our pasts are represented in monuments and museums.

Cartography and GIS Southern plantation museums Confederate memorials Cartography Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

Heather Chiero

Associate Professor of History, Anthropology and Philosophy · Augusta University

Dr. Chiero is a leading scholar in Latin American & U.S. Western history and the Spanish colonial periphery of the Caribbean Basin.

Material Culture Social History Underrepresented Populations Central America Latin America

Shonda Buchanan

Lecturer of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Shonda Buchanan is an award-winning poet and educator who explores race, ethnicity, migration, class, community and culture in her work.

Strategic Communications Public Speaking English with Creative Writing Creative Writing Copy Editing

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Professor, Department of History · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD, is an expert in Russian history, specifically the history of charity and social welfare.

Development of Voluntarism and Civil Societies Women's History Environmental History Russian History Russian and Soviet History

Evelyn McDonnell

Professor of Journalism and New Media and Director of Journalism · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Journalism New Media Popular Culture and Society Women's Studies

Okokon Udo

Adjunct Faculty, Evidence Based Coaching · Fielding Graduate University

Okokon Udo is an expert in international change management, leadership, diversity, equity and inclusion.

Organizational Effectiveness Management Development Workshop Facilitation Leadership Development Executive Coaching

Bland Simpson

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.

Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting

Elaine Dewar

Freelance Journalist · Dewar Productions Inc.

Elaine Dewar aspires to be a happy warrior for the public good.

Journalism Public Speaking Storytelling Marketing Strategy Entrepreneurship

Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

A student and close associate of the great neuropsychologist, Alexander Luria

Neuropsychology Cognitive Neuroscience Adult, Forensic, Pediatric and Geriatric Neuropsychology

Holli Levitsky

Professor of English and Director of Jewish Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Jewish Studies American Culture and the Holocaust Holocaust Studies Holocaust Pedagogy Southern American Literature

James McCommons

Associate Professor · Movable Type Management

All Aboard! On this trip, you'll rekinkle an appreciation for effective, efficient and passenger-friendly mass transportation policies

High-Speed Rail Transportation Policy Mass Transit Public Policy Passenger Rail

Alison Stuebe, M.D, M.Sc.

Assistant Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health · UNC at Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor, Maternal and Child Health & Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology Lactation Consultation Post Partum Depression Breastfeeding Maternal Child Health

Lynn Salsi

Author, Storyteller, Teacher, Historian, Speaker · Lynn Salsi Consulting

With boundless enthusiasm, Southern history and folktales come alive with this Pulitzer Prize Nominated author & storyteller

Fiction Editing & Writing Teaching Public Relations Marketing Communications