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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

Chavis’ experience as an Assistant U.S. Attorney informs her expertise on hate crimes, police accountability, and criminal justice reform.

Expert Areas: Racial Profiling | Police Killings | Law Enforcement | Criminal Justice | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Criminal Justice Reform | Civil Litigation | Internal Investigations | Police Reform | Body Cameras | Hate Crimes | Police Accountability | Policing | Racial Bias

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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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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: Business Strategy | Social Enterprise | Entrepreneurship

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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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Christina Marsh Dalton

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

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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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Tim Davis, J.D.

Professor of Law

Davis is a renowned expert in sports law whose scholarship focuses on racism in athletics, the NCAA, and professional sports agents.

Expert Areas: Anti-Doping | Athletes | Contracts | Intercollegiate Athletics | Professional Athletics | Race Law | Sports Agents | Sports Law | Student-Athletes | Racism in Sport | Professional Athletes | NCAA | Entertainment Law | College Athletics

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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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