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Caroline Brackette is the assistant dean for accreditation and assessment and an associate professor at Mercer University in the College of Health Professions. She is a nationally certified, licensed professional counselor and clinical supervisor. She’s an expert in mental health counseling with a focus in sports.
Leeja Carter is an associate professor of exercise psychology at Temple University and chair of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s Diversity and Inclusion Council. She’s an expert on feminist sport and exercise psychology, and gendered racism in sports.
Schuyler Bailar is the first transgender athlete to compete in any sport on an NCAA Division 1 men’s team. Bailar, who uses he/him pronouns, swam for Harvard University until his graduation in 2019. Bailar has been swimming since he was one year old.
Briana Scurry is a motivational speaker and retired soccer goalkeeper. She was the starting goalkeeper for the United States women’s national soccer team at the 1995, 1999 and 2003 World Cups and the 1996 and 2004 Summer Olympics. Her team won the 1999 World Cup, and she holds two Olympic gold medals.
Linda Greene is dean and MSU Foundation Professor of Law at the Michigan State University College of Law, where her teaching and academic scholarship focus on constitutional law, civil procedure, legislation, civil rights and sports law.
Derrick E. White is a professor of history and African American and Africana studies at the University of Kentucky. His work examines the political languages of inclusion and exclusion about race, class, gender, and sexuality.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker is policy director and senior researcher at the Center for World Indigenous Studies. She owns DGW Consulting and is an adjunct professor of American Indian Studies at California State University, San Marcos.
Kiki Baker Barnes is athletics director at Dillard University and interim commissioner for the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. She is the founder of So You Want A Career in Athletics, a professional leadership program for girls ages 13-18.
Akilah R. Carter-Francique is the founder of Francique Sport and Education Consulting LLC, which provides education, research and development for sports participation. She is an associate professor at San Jose State University (SJSU) in the department of African American studies.
Rwany Sibaja (see-bah-ha) is an assistant professor of history and director of the History Education Program at Appalachian State University. His research focuses broadly on the impact of sports and leisure on identity across the Americas in the 20th century, and specifically on the role of fútbol (soccer) on popular culture in Argentina.
Mina Kimes is an NFL analyst, senior writer, podcast host and television contributor for ESPN. Previously, she was a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where she wrote features and a column about the business and culture of sports.
Oliver Wang is a music writer and cultural critic whose work has been published in almost every major hip-hop magazine: The Source, XXL, Vibe, Scratch and others. He has written about race, popular culture and music for Mother Jones, Spin, The Nation and the Los Angeles Times.
Jeremi Duru is a professor of law at American University’s Washington College of Law. He has represented sports professionals from the NFL, the NBA and MLB in issues relating to employment. Duru has contributed sports commentary to several news organizations, including NBC, The Washington Post, and The Huffington Post.
Jamilah King is a race and justice reporter at Mother Jones and hosts the weekly Mother Jones podcast on national politics. She also wrote and edited at the daily news website Colorlines.com, WireTap Magazine and YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia.