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Viridiana Benitez is an assistant professor of psychology at Arizona State University. With expertise in language and cognitive development, she focuses on how bilingualism impacts word learning in infants, children and adults.
Ayanna Thompson is a professor of English at Arizona State University and the director of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. She is a Shakespeare scholar, a consultant, and an expert on race in performance in Renaissance drama. She is the author of several books, including “Blackface” (2021).
Andraéa LaVant is the president and chief inclusion officer of LaVant Consulting Inc., a communications firm that offers corporate development and content marketing for brands and nonprofits. She’s an expert on disability-inclusive marketing campaigns.
Gurtina Besla is an assistant professor of astronomy at the University of Arizona.
Dr. Martha Gulati is a professor of medicine and division chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix.
Erika Andiola is a well-known immigration activist. She is the chief advocacy officer for RAICES and co-host of the organization’s Homeland Insecurity podcast.
Tomas Bilbao is executive director of branding and communications at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management. He oversees all branding, promotion, and public relations functions for the school.
Nilanjana Bhattacharjya is an ethnomusicologist and popular music scholar who focuses on South Asian popular music and film in India, as well as in the South Asian diaspora.
Manley Begay is a professor in the Applied Indigenous Studies department and the department of politics and international affairs at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University.
Mark Trahant is an editor at large at Indian Country Today, an online news outlet, and has decades of experience in journalism, editing and reporting with a focus on Native
Roberta Diaz Brinton is the director of the UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and a Regents professor of pharmacology and neurology
University of Arizona professor of practice Maggy Zanger focuses on Middle East journalism and is an affiliated faculty member of the UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies. She was the Iraq country director of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Iraq for nearly two years.
Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins is a senior sustainability scientist and associate professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University.