from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/randall-akee/
Randall Akee is an associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and American Indian Studies at UCLA. A microeconomist, Akee studies labor economics, economic development, and migration among Native Americans, First Nations, Native Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians.
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.
Tracey Ross is director of federal policy and narrative change at PolicyLink. She also serves as a delegate to the U.S.-Japan Leadership program, which fosters connections between leaders in both countries.
David C. Kang is the Maria Crutcher Professor in International Relations and a professor of international relations, business and East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Southern California. He is director of the school’s Korean Studies Institute and Center for International Studies.
Kenneth Fernandez is a professor of political science at the College of Southern Nevada. Previously, he was an assistant professor of political science and policy studies at Elon University. He is an expert in survey methods, education, crime, immigration and local economic development policy.
Luisa Blanco is a professor at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy, where she teaches the core course on macroeconomic policy. Her research in Latin America concentrates on economic development and international policy-making. In the United States, Blanco studies household finance and financial planning, with a focus on minorities.
Amy Liu is vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program and the Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in Urban and Metropolitan Policy at the Brookings Institution. She is an expert on cities and metropolitan areas.
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. He is also director of the Tribal Leadership Initiative in the Office of Native American Initiative at NAU.
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. in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Hyepin Im is the founder, president and CEO of Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE) (previously known as Korean Churches for Community Development), a nonprofit that works nationally to connect local Korean and Asian-American immigrant communities with the private and public institutions that affect their lives politically and economically.