Kaylie Tiessen

Economist and Researcher · Unifor

Researching labour markets, social progress and the value of public services.

Labour Economics Labour Markets Precarious Work Policy Analysis Poverty

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

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

Ann E. Harrison

Bank of America Dean | Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Renowned economist and dean of the Haas School of Business

India Emerging Markets Foreign Direct Investment Multinational Firms International Trade and Global Strategy

Thomas Pogge

Director, Global Justice Program ; Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs · Yale University

Examining solutions to issues of global inequality and justice in health care are long-standing concerns for this Yale professor & author

Justice in Health Care Social and Political Philosophy Ethics and Moral Philosophy Globalization and Inequality

Mical Raz

Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy and Health · University of Rochester

Author of "What's Wrong with the Poor? Psychiatry, Race and the War on Poverty."

Psychiatry Education Policy Race Culture and Ethnicity Poverty & Public Policy Education

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

Elna Green

Dean, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. Green is a nationally recognized expert in southern and women’s history.

Women's History Poverty Gender Race Southern History

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

Rebecca Todd Peters

Professor of Religious Studies · Elon University

Feminist social ethicist with expertise in reproductive justice, poverty, globalization and solidarity ethics.

Poverty and Economic Ethics Social Justice Environmental Justice Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Social Ethics

Thomas Felke, Ph.D., M.S.W.

Expert in social issues and social justice · Florida Gulf Coast University

Thomas Felke researches social issues such as food insecurity and affordable housing.

Geographic Information Systems (Gis) Affordable Housing Needs of Older Adults food insecurity Poverty

Yvonne Troya

Clinical Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: troyay@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8918 / Office 300-100

Aging and Elderly Healthcare Decision-Making Children and Families Medical-Legal Partnerships Vulnerable Populations

Megan Regan

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics · Wake Forest University

Regan focuses on issues facing the working poor, including how the inability to afford insurance protection affects decision-making.

Poverty & Public Policy Gentrification Risk & Insurance Economic Development Local Communities

Robert Rycroft

Professor of Economics · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Rycroft focuses on the economics of inequality, poverty and discrimination.

Political Science Economic Analysis Editing Finance and Economics Political Economy

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung

UN Rep for Geneva · International Federation on Ageing

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung is a UN Representative for Geneva / International Federation on Ageing

Decent Work for All International Health Partnerships Workforce shortages and other issues in the health and social sectors Economic impacts of social protection Social protection financing and coverage

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

Shahid Alvi, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Moving the metre on hard-hitting social justice and equality issues affecting vulnerable populations

Immigrant Women Poverty and Crime Violence Against Women Youth Crime Inner City Crime

Shanti Fernando, PhD

Associate Professor and Political Science Program Director, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities · University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Political expert stems cycle of inequity and inequality through community and policy development

Anti-Poverty and Social Support Policies Canadian Politics Community Development Critical Disability Policy Democratic Theory

John Danner

Lecturer (Continuing) | Senior Fellow · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Advisor and speaker on entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership and strategy; Wall Street Journal bestselling author

Growth and Employee Engagement Entrepreneurship Innovation and Organizational Change Leadership Styles Failure as a Resource

Jacqueline Kennelly

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology · Carleton University

Professor Kennelly's work encompasses youth cultural studies, critical educational studies, urban sociology, and social movements

Youth Cultures Citizenship Democracy Social Inclusion and Exclusion Globalization and Neoliberalism

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