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Anup Malani is an economist who holds professorships at the University of Chicago’s law school and medical school. He also holds research positions at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Added 09/08/20 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Dolores Albarracín is a professor of psychology, business and medicine at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She’s an expert in social and clinical psychology and can provide insight on how the anti-vaccination movement and the spread of misinformation on social media are affecting the coronavirus pandemic.

Added 05/04/20 | Location: Illinois, New York | Subjects:

Dr. Aletha Maybank is the first chief health equity officer of the American Medical Association and one of its vice presidents. Her role is to oversee efforts across the entire organization to address disparities in health care, and she leads the association’s Center for Health Equity.

Updated 01/15/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Angela Anandappa is the founding executive director of the nonprofit Alliance for Advanced Sanitation, an organization focused on improving food safety.  Anandappa has researched and worked in food industry safety and genomics for over 20 years.

Added 03/02/20 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Tiana Epps-Johnson is the executive director of the nonprofit Center for Tech and Civic Life, which provides training and resources to local election officials. The center also maintains a nationwide dataset of election information, accessible by request, which can tell voters what’s on their ballot and who are their elected officials.

Added 07/20/18 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , ,

Daniel Abebe is the vice provost and a professor of law at the University of Chicago School of Law. He is an expert on constitutional law, foreign affairs, human rights law, international institutions, and the way political and social institutions interact.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , , ,

Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education, an assistant professor in the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy and Practice, and a writer of nonfiction, poetry, comics, children’s books and plays.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , ,

Eugenia Cheng is a mathematician and pianist based in Chicago. She is the scientist in residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Previously, she was a professor of pure mathematics at the University of Sheffield in the U.K.

Updated 04/13/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Henry Godinez is a professor in the department of theatre at Northwestern University and the resident artistic associate at the Goodman Theatre, where he also served as the director of the Latino Theatre Festival. His Goodman directing credits include José Rivera’s Boleros for the Disenchanted and The Sins of Sor Juana by Karen Zacarías.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Aida Luz Maisonet Giachello is a research professor in preventive medicine at Northwestern University. Her work focuses on social and racial health disparities and chronic diseases, particularly among Latinos and African Americans. She is a member of the board of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at the American Diabetes Association.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Linda McGill-Boasmond is owner and president of Chicago-based Cedar Concepts Corporation. CCC is the country’s first African American, woman-owned chemical manufacturing plant. The company processes raw materials for use in personal care, household, industrial and agricultural products. Its clients include Proctor & Gamble, Colgate Palmolive, Citgo Petroleum and Boeing.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher is executive director of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges and a professor of higher education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on marginalized student populations in marginalized institutional contexts, particularly how underrepresented and underserved students navigate open systems of admissions to further education and/or gainful employment.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

Dr. June McKoy is an associate professor of medicine, medical education and preventive medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. She is also a specialist in geriatric medicine at the Northwestern Medical Group.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Michael Kang is the William G. and Virginia K. Karnes Research Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a nationally recognized expert on campaign finance, voting rights, redistricting, judicial elections and corporate governance.

Updated 08/12/20 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Patty Loew is a journalism professor and director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research at Northwestern University. As a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, she focuses primarily on indigenous rights, sovereignty and the role of Native media.

Updated 04/23/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Neal Sáles-Griffin is managing director of the tech accelerator Techstars Chicago and a venture partner at MATH Venture Partners. He is an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Cathy J. Cohen is the David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. Previously she served as the deputy provost for graduate education and the director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Amir Sufi is Bruce Lindsay Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Updated 01/17/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , ,

Danielle Lee is an assistant professor of biology at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and a self-described hip-hop maven and outreach scientist who writes about urban ecology and biology.

Added 01/08/13 | Location: Illinois | Subjects:

As an American Muslim of Indian heritage, Eboo Patel turned his vision of interreligious cooperation into a youth movement, Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC). The organization’s goal is to promote respect for religious diversity and “common action for the common good.