Julie Cafley

Senior Vice President · Public Policy Forum

Julie Cafley is a frequent speaker and commentator on issues relating to higher education leadership and governance.

Governance and Public Policy Higher Education Administration Women & Leadership Community Development Innovation

Lisa F. Clark

Research Associate · University of Saskatchewan

Political Scientist researching food politics and food policy

Food Agriculture & Environment Public Policy Analysis Governance & Regulation Innovation Food Safety and Security

Joseph F. Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

You're not getting older, you're getting better! MIT's AgeLab Director explains how changing demographics will impact business & government

Aging Social Innovation Gerontology New Technology Understanding the Impact of Place On Well-Being

Arnold Weinfeld

Associate Director · Michigan State University

Connector. Convener. Working to build problem-solving relationships with policymakers and university-community partners.

Community Outreach Program Development Program Management Legislative Relations Public Policy

Ellen Peters

Professor of Psychology, Director of the Decision Sciences Collaborative & Professor of Medicine | Department of Internal Medicine · The Ohio State University

Decision psychology expert, with a penchant for the study of numeracy, risk and uncertainty

Numeracy Affect and Information Processing Human Decision-Making Judgement Risk Perceptions

Frank Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Research: public policy, agenda-setting, interest groups in American politics, the death penalty and racial profiling in traffic stops.

Race and Profiling Public Policy Death Penalty Interest groups in American politics Agenda-setting

Rebecca Jacobsen

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy · Michigan State University

Associate Professor of Education Politics and Policy

Public Opinion Education Policy Accountability Public Policy Politics

Daniel Gitterman, Ph.D.

Chair, Public Policy and Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dan Gitterman is the Chair of Public Policy and the Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy.

Public Policy and Practice Domestic Policy Social Policy Globalization Political Economy

V. Peter Harder

Senior Policy Advisor · Dentons Canada LLP

Highly engaging speaker with over 30 years at the centre of Canadian law, government decision-making, foreign affairs & international trade.

International Trade Government Relations & Regulatory Affairs Public Policy International Natural Resources and Infrastructure Cleantech

David LeDuc

Senior Director, Public Policy · Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

SIIA's Senior Director of Public Policy tracks the implementation & impact of e-Government policies that streamline how content is delivered

Cloud Computing Information Technology Public Policy Cybersecurity E-Commerce E-Government

Lori Wilkinson

Professor of Sociology · University of Manitoba

Professor of Sociology, specializing in immigration and refugee studies and survey methods

Research Methods Race and Ethnic Relations Settlement Integration Youth and School-To-Work Transitions

Josh Price

Associate Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the economics of public policy, choice architecture, and litigation consulting

Policy Analysis and Management Economic Losses Health Economics Data Analysis Behavioral Economics

Robert Bird

Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics · University of Connecticut

Robert Bird is an expert in corporate compliance, employment law, legal strategy, business ethics, and corporate governance.

Corporate Governance Employment Law Business Law Corporate Compliance Business Ethics

David Lewis

William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in federal bureaucracy, including agency performance, agency oversight and the political appointment process.

Congressional oversight Presidential appointments Public Administration American Politics Government Agencies

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

Christopher A. Cooper

Madison Distinguished Professor of Political Science & Public Affiars and Director of the Public Policy Institute · Western Carolina University

Christopher A. Cooper's research is on N.C. politics, southern politics, political behavior and behavioral public administration.

Election Administration Public Administration Southern Politics American Politics Parties, Campaigns and Elections

Lindsay Tedds

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Associate Professor of economics with expertise in the design and implementation of tax policy.

Underground Economy Tax Avoidance Tax and Budget Policy Tax Second-hand Economy

Stephen Taylor

Senior Associate · National Citizens Coalition

Director at National Citizens Coalition

Public Relations Strategic Communications Media Relations

Alana Cattapan

Assistant Professor · Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan

Alana Cattapan researches women's engagement in public policy making, focusing on health and reproductive biotechnologies

Public Policy Reproductive Technologies Women's Health Canadian Politics Feminism & Gender Studies

Jerusha Conner, PhD

Professor of Education; Program Coordinator, Graduate Education | Department of Education and Counseling · Villanova University

Jerusha Conner, PhD, is an expert on trends in education policy, urban education, student learning, engagement, and activism.

Youth Activism Urban Education Education Policy School Reform Student Engagement