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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.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Canada, Mexico | Subjects: ,

Nat Gyenes is a researcher who focuses on the intersection of the Internet and public health. She leads the Digital Health Lab at Meedan, a technology nonprofit, and studies health and technology as a research affiliate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Charlton McIlwain is vice provost for faculty engagement and development and a professor of media, culture and communication at New York University. His research interests include issues at the intersection of race and media, particularly as it relates to how different forms of digital media have enhanced and/or inhibited political participation among people of color.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: , , ,

Sarah J. Jackson is Presidential Associate Professor and co-director of the Media, Inequality & Change Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication. She studies how media, journalism and technology are used by and represent marginalized groups, with a focus on how communication arising from Black, feminist and activist spaces contribute to U.S.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: ,

Deen Freelon is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media. He’s an expert on political expression through digital media and using data science and computational methods to analyze large digital datasets. Freelon is the creator of ReCal, an online application used by researchers worldwide.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: Rhode Island | Subjects: ,

Sixcia Devine is a small business growth expert. Her work focuses on entrepreneurship, social media outreach, new marketing technology, business planning, and connecting general markets to Hispanic markets.

Added 11/16/15 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: ,

Dr. Raina Merchant is an associate vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. She’s also the director of the Center for Digital Health and co-director of the National Clinician Scholars Program.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: , ,

Tressie McMillan Cottom is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; a senior research fellow at the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life (UNC); associate faculty at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center; and 2020 MacArthur Fellow.

Updated 04/23/21 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Humera Khan is the executive director of Muflehun, a think tank specializing in preventing radicalization and countering violent extremism (CVE). She designs and implements CVE-specific and CVE-relevant programs for prevention, intervention and interdiction of violent extremism.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Faiza Patel is the co-director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure U.S. counterterrorism laws and policies respect human rights and freedoms. Her portfolio includes projects on social media surveillance by police, schools and governments, policing and technology, and secret law.

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

Erica Williams Simon is the CEO of Sage House, a content, experience and consulting company. She is co-host and co-creator of the Rosario Dawson-produced talk show The Assembly and the host of the podcast The Call with Erica.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Laura Martinez, a Mexico City native, is a journalist and editor specializing in Spanish-language marketing, media and advertising. She is currently director of communications at Azul, an organization working with Latinos to conserve marine resources. Martinez has lived and worked as a journalist in Mexico City, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires and the United States.

Updated 01/13/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

Rey Junco is a senior researcher at Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, a research institute at Tufts University that focuses on the civic and political engagement of young Americans. Junco applies his extensive experience in quantitative social science research to study various aspects of youth civic and political engagement.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects: ,

Laura Donnelly, founder and CEO of Latinitas, a digital magazine empowering Latina youth through media and technology, told KUT she wants to teach young Latinas to replace negative media representations of Hispanic women with their own visions of success. “You ask a 9-year-old Latina girl, she knows that she is not officially represented in media.

Updated 04/03/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

Sabrina Harvey Merritt is the founder and CEO of Atlanta-based October Social Media, a social media marketing, training and consulting company.