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Togzhan Kassenova is a senior fellow with the Project on International Security, Commerce, and Economic Statecraft (PISCES) at the Center for Policy Research at The State University of New York, Albany, and a nonresident fellow with the nuclear policy program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Carlos Felipe Pardo is a psychologist who serves as a senior advisor to New Urban Mobility Alliance (NUMO), an international group of companies, communities and nonprofits focused on urban mobility issues related to new technologies.
Kelebogile Zvobgo is a professor at William & Mary, where she is also a faculty affiliate at the Global Research Institute and the founder and director of the International Justice Lab. Her research explores issues of human rights, transitional justice, and international law and courts.
Deepthi Kolady is a professor of agricultural economics and at the department of natural resource management in South Dakota State University. She researches the intersection of agriculture, environment and the development of countries.
Sheela Ahluwalia is the senior labor analyst at Transparentem, a nonprofit that works to expose environmental and human rights abuses in global supply chains. She investigates where and how companies source their products, looking for abuses such as forced labor, child labor and human trafficking.
Pilar Mendoza is an associate professor in the educational leadership and policy analysis department at the University of Missouri. Her work is centered on the globalization and development of higher education in Latin America. She is the founder and director of the International Research Center for the Development of Education.
Anibel Ferus-Comelo is a faculty member at the Goldman School of Public Policy and director of Community Engaged Academic Initiatives at the Labor Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She has more than two decades of experience in community-engaged research and teaching, with a focus on the governance of global supply chains, labor standards and corporate social responsibility, gender, migration and the political economy of India.
Wilfred Chan is a journalist, writer and editor in New York City. He is a contributing writer to The Nation and The Guardian, and was the editor of New_ Public.
Una Osili is a professor of philanthropy and economics at Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She is also the associate dean of the school’s research and international programs.
Holly Dagres is a nonresident fellow with the Middle East Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. She is an expert on U.S.
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.
Mieke Eoyang is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy at the Department of Defense.
Gita Gopinath is the first Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Previously, she was the Fund’s chief economist and a professor of international studies and economics at Harvard University.
José Miguel Cruz is the director of research at Florida International University’s Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.
Miguel Tinker Salas is the Leslie Farmer Professor of Latin American Studies, a professor of history and Chicana/o Latina/o studies, and the coordinator of Latin American studies at Pomona College.
David C. Kang is a professor of international relations, business and East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Southern California. Kang’s research explores questions of economic development, security relations in the region, and the historical basis of contemporary relations.
Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University.
Suyapa Portillo Villeda is an associate professor in Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies at Pitzer College. Her work broadly focuses on social movements in Central America with a focus on Honduras.
Hanin Ghaddar is the Friedmann Fellow at The Washington Institute’s Geduld Program on Arab Politics, where she focuses on Shia politics throughout the Levant.
Asha Rangappa is director of admissions and a senior lecturer at the Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
Ankit Panda is the Stanton Senior Fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Jimmy Gurulé is a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, where he is also faculty director of the Exoneration Justice Clinic.
John Park is director of the Korea Project, an adjunct lecturer and a faculty affiliate with the Project on Managing the Atom at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center.
Dalia Fahmy is an associate professor of political science at Long Island University, where she teaches courses on U.S. foreign policy, international relations, and politics of the Middle East.
Michael Wahid Hanna is a senior fellow at the Century Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank that seeks to reduce inequality and promote security at home and abroad.
Alireza Nader is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, where he focuses on Iran and U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca is the executive vice president at Freedom House, a non-profit that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights.
Giannina Segnini led a team of journalists and computer engineers at La Nacion in gathering, analyzing and visualizing public databases. She has also trained hundreds of journalists in investigative and database journalism in Latin America, the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Derrick L. Cogburn is an associate professor at the School of International Service and the Kogod School of Business at American University.
Tony Villamil is founder and principal of the Washington Economics Group (WEG), a Florida-based economic consulting practice. His areas of expertise include the economy of Florida, U.S.
Hussein A. Amery is a professor and director of the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Division (HASS) at Colorado School of Mines.
Jeffrey Fields is an associate professor of the practice of international relations at the University of Southern California and directs USC’s Dornsife Washington D.C. Program.
Aziz Abu Sarah, a Palestinian who was raised in Jerusalem, is a peace activist, co-founder of Middle East Justice Development Initiative Tours and the author of Crossing Boundaries: A Traveler’s Guide to World Peace (2020).
Jenny S. Martinez is the dean and the Richard E. Lang Professor of Law of Stanford Law School.
Akbar Ahmed is a diplomat and the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. He is an expert on contemporary Islam.
Humera Khan is the executive director of Muflehun, a think tank specializing in preventing radicalization and countering violent extremism (CVE).
Maria Cristina Garcia is the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies at Cornell University. Her work focuses on refugees, immigration, exiles, and transnationals in the Americas. Her book “Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida” provides an in-depth look at the migration of Cubans to the U.S. after Fidel Castro took power in 1959.
Hisham Aidi is a senior lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.
Samer S. Shehata is the Colin Mackey and Patricia Molina de Mackey Associate Professor of Middle East studies and the Middle East Studies program coordinator at the University of Oklahoma.
Lisa D. Cook is a professor of economics and international relations at Michigan State University. She was the first Marshall Scholar from Spelman College, and received a second B.A.
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.
Sherine Hafez is a professor and the chair of the Gender and Sexuality Studies department at the University of California, Riverside.
Moises Naim is an expert in international politics, economics and business and has written several books, including The End of Power, an examination of how power is changing across all sectors of society, and Illicit, a detailed exposé on modern criminal networks.