Michelle Elaine Alvarez, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Social Work
Minnesota State University--Mankato
Anne Lee Balazs, Ph.D.
Department Head and Professor of Marketing
Eastern Michigan University
Stuart Marshall Benkert, Ph.D.
Director of Bands and Professor of Music
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Peter A. Blitstein, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor, Department of History;
Chair of Faculty Committee on University Governance
Lawrence University (WI)*
Jeffrey M. Borkan, MD, Ph.D1
Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Assistant Dean for Primary
Care-Population Health Progam Planning, Alpert Medical School
Brown University (RI)
Jennifer P. Bott, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost for Learning Initiatives and Associate Professor of Management
Ball State University (IN)
Bridget F. Burns, MPP
Chief of Staff
Oregon University System
DeAngela Jenise Burns-Wallace, Ed.D.
Assistant Vice Provost for Enrollment Management and Assistant Professor,
Adjunct, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
University of Missouri
Liping Cai, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, College of Health & Human Sciences; Professor and Director,
Tourism & Hospitality Research Center; and Director of China Center
Purdue University (IN)
Linwood Cousins, Ph.D.
Director and Professor, School of Social Work
Western Michigan University (MI)
Noemi Custodia-Lora, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Foundational Studies and Liberal Arts & Sciences
Northern Essex Community College (MA)
Kyle D. Dell, Ph.D.
Division Chair, Interdisciplinary Studies Division; Coordinator, Environmental Studies;
and Associate Professor of Political Science
Guilford College (NC)*
C. Cindy Fan, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for International Studies
University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
Joel Lloyd Frater, Ed.D.
Assistant Provost for Diversity and Associate Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies
State University of New York College at Brockport
Kelly A. Gebo, MD
Director of Public Health Studies and Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University (MD)
Elizabeth Ann Gill, Ph.D.
Charles J. Potts Professor of Sociology
Randolph-Macon College (VA)
Paul Gore, Ph.D.
Director of Institutional Research and Associate Professor of Educational Psychology
University of Utah
David L. Graham, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost/ Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Success
Ohio State University
Makarand (Mark) Hastak, Ph.D.
Division Head and Professor of Construction, Engineering & Management
Purdue University (IN)
Keith Michael Hearit, Ph.D.
Vice Provost--Special Projects and Professor, School of Communication
Western Michigan University
Pamela E. Jansma, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Science and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Texas at Arlington
Tamara Jhashi, Ph.D.
Acting Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor of Art History
Oakland University (MI)
Newtona "Tina" O. Johnson, Ph.D.
Director, Women's and Gender Studies and Professor of English
Middle Tennessee State University
Joseph Leron Jones, Ph.D.
Executive Director of the Social Justice Initiative
Philander Smith College (AR)**
Mark S. Kiselica, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, School of Education and Professor of Counselor Education
College of New Jersey
Andrew Karl Koch, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education (NC)*
Anne L. Law, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology
Rider University (NJ)
Cynthia Baker McGowan, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Science and Engineering and Professor of Organic Chemistry
Merrimack College (MA)
John Melendez, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
New Jersey City University (NJ)**
James Luther Moore III, Ph.D.
Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion; Director, Todd Anthony Bell National
Resource Center; and Professor, Department of Educational Studies
Ohio State University
G. Scott Newman, Ed.D.
Division Chair, Information Technologies
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology--Okmulgee*
Howard Y. Patterson, Ph.D.
Vice President for Administration and Government Relations
University of Texas at Tyler*
Patricia Lynn Price, Ph.D.
Professor of Global and Sociocultural Studies; 2011-2013 Faculty Fellow Office of the Provost;
Social and Behavioral Institutional Review Board Chair
Florida International University
Jorge Pérez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
Kennesaw State University (GA)
Carlos Prieto, Ph.D.
Director of Strategic Planning and Human Resources, Business School
Escuela Bancaria y Comercial (Mexico)
Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Ph.D.
Director, Urban Sustainability Extension Service and Associate Professor,
Department of Urban Affairs and Planning
City University of New York Hunter College*
Jeffrey E. Ramsdell, Ph.D.
Director of the Appalachian Energy Center and Professor,
Technology & Environmental Design
Appalachian State University (NC)
Charles Wesley Richardson, Jr., DPS
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Clark Atlanta University (GA)**
Jose Antonio Rosa, Ph.D.
PhD Program Director and Professor of Marketing
University of Wyoming (WY)
Julia Myers Ross, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Karen Saxe, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Macalester College (MN)
Elizabeth H. Simmons, Ph.D.
Dean, Lyman Briggs College and Professor of Physics
Michigan State University (MI)
Celsa (Lupita) Sánchez, Ph.D.
Professor of Business
CETYS University (Mexico)
Clifton S. Tanabe, Ph.D., JD
Director Leaders for the Next Generation Program and
Associate Professor, College of Education
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Laura Taylor, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy;
Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
North Carolina State University
Deborah J. Tyksinski, Ph.D.
Associate Provost, Sponsored Research & Continuing Professional Education;
Research Foundation Operations Manager, SUNYIT & Morrisville State College
State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome
Kristan Venegas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Higher Education; Chair, Faculty Council; Research Associate,
Pullias Center for Higher Education, & Curriculum Coordinator
University of Southern California
Gil Weinberg, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor, Center for Music Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology
Larry "Dale" Young, Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Professor of Information Systems, College of Business
Georgia College & State University
1 Support provided by the F. Marian Bishop Charitable Trust Fellowship progam.
* Recipient ACE Council of Fellows Fund for the Future institutional grant.
** Recipient of Fidelity Investments Leadership Development institutional grant (in addition to ACE Council of Fellows Fund for the Future institutional grant.)
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