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Andy Chan

Vice President, Innovation & Career Development

Chan inspires the innovation in higher ed career development that helps students develop the mindset needed for a lifetime of employability.

Expert Areas: Job Hunting | Internships | Career Development | Mentoring | Networking | Entrepreneurship | Innovation | Creativity | Leadership | Character Development | Fundraising | Personal Development | Higher Education and Career Development

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Kami Chavis, J.D.

Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives

Professor Chavis has substantial practice experience and writes and teaches in areas such as criminal justice reform, police accountability.

Expert Areas: Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Criminal Justice Reform | Civil Litigation | White-Collar Criminal Defense | Internal Investigations | Police Reform

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Samuel Cho

Associate Professor of Physics and Computer Science

Cho has a unique perspective on biomolecular research of cellular processes.

Expert Areas: Computational Biophysics | Molecular Dynamics Simulations | GPU-Based Programming | Protein and RNA Folding | Biomolecular Assembly | Molecular Machines | Protein Folding Kinetics | RNA Folding Mechanisms | Protein-RNA Machines: Ribosome Assembly | Protein-Nanoparticle Interactions | GPU-Based MD Simulations

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David Coates

Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies

Coates is an expert on U.S. domestic and foreign policy. He can comment on liberal politics and elections.

Expert Areas: U.S. Public Policy | Progressive Politics | UK Politics | The Obama Administration | The U.S. and UK Financial Crisis | The Case for a Green Economy | The Case for Managed Trade

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Dan Cohen

John C. Whitaker Executive Director Wake Forest’s Entrepreneurship Program and Professor of Practice

Well-versed in entrepreneurial theory and practice, Cohen has extensive experience as an educator and practitioner.

Expert Areas: Entrepreneurship | Social Enterprise | Business Strategy

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William E. Conner

Professor of Biology

Conner is an expert in bat-insect interactions and in STEM entrepreneurship, particularly in bio-inspired design of new products.

Expert Areas: Animal Communication | Chemical Ecology | Bat Behavior | Human-Bat Interactions | Rearing Bats in Captivity | Bat Feeding Habits | Insect Defenses Against Predation | Animal Behavior | Bioacoustics | Sonar Jamming | Bioinspiration | Biomimicry

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Mary Dalton

Professor of Communication

Dalton can put new TV shows in perspective and provide insightful comments about the latest feature films.

Expert Areas: Film | Hollywood Movies | Screenwriting | Documentary Films | Television Situational Comedies | Film Criticism | Teachers in Movies and Television | Film Production | Women in Film

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Christina Marsh Dalton

Assistant Professor of Economics & Adjunct Appointment, Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Dalton’s research focuses on health economics, health care markets, public and private insurance, and the economics of public health policy.

Expert Areas: Health Economics | Health Insurance / Affordable Care Act | Employer-based Health Plans | Economic Analysis | Health Plan Financing | Medicare / Medicare Part D | Health Care Markets

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John Dinan

Professor of Politics and International Affairs

Dinan studies federal and state policy-making and constitutional developments.

Expert Areas: American Politics | State Constitutionalism | American Federalism | American Political Development | Congress and Legislative Studies | Policymaking | State Politics | American Elections

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Mercy Eyadiel

Associate Vice President, Career Development & Corporate Engagement

Eyadiel’s mission is to help students discover their values and provide ways for them to translate their interests into a rewarding career.

Expert Areas: Talent Recruitment | Internships | Interview Preparation | Staff Retention | Networking | Career and Executive Coaching | Strategic Marketing and Communications | Program Design | Partnerships and Alliances | Volunteer Recruitment | Community and Team Building | Leadership Development | Strategic Planning and Execution

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