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Kevin P. Tully, Public Defender for Mecklenburg County
Crime and the Courts – Beyond the Headlines

Major General Kate Leahy, Commanding General, 108th Training Command (IET), Charlotte
The Role Of The United States Army Reserve In The Community

Joseph B. Kuhns III, Ph.D., Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, UNCC
Homicide Trends and Challenges in Charlotte

Joan Higginbotham, Electrical Engineer, NASA Astronaut (retired), Motivational Speaker
NASA Astronaut (retired)

Dr. Harry I Chernotsky, Professor of Political Science & International Studies at UNCC
Great Decisions Topic: “Middle East: Regional Disorder”

Aaron Mitchell Houck, J.D., Ph.D. College of Arts and Sciences, Queens University of Charlotte
Making Predictions About Politics: A Cure for Polarization?

Cheryl Russo, MD Cardiologist, Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, Atrium Health Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute
Cardiovascular Care: The Essentials And The Extraordinary

Jacob Wobig, Ph.D., J.D., Associate Professor Political Science and Public Administration Department, Wingate University
Great Decisions Topic: Nuclear Negotiations Back to the Future

David Goldfield, Ph.D., Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History UNC Charlotte
The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good

Tommy Tomlinson, WFAE – FM, ESPN, Charlotte Observer
How the book came to be: A discussion of “The Elephant in the Room”

Mark Peres, JD, Professor of Leadership Studies Johnson & Wales University
Charlotte, Citizenship and What Matters Most

Beth Elise Whitaker, Ph.D,Associate Professor Political Science and Public Administration UNC Charlotte
Refugees and Global Migration

Allan Di Donato, Instructor of Humanities and Philosophy at CPCC
The Organon, Logic the Foundation of Rational Discourse

Jack Scheff Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Geography & Earth Sciences at UNC Charlotte
Global climate change:the broad scientific story

MR. Frank Dominguez, General Manager and Content Director, WDAV, Davidson
WDAV at 40: Still Classical After All These Years

Susan Evans MD, Atrium Health, Chief Surgical Critical Care Division of Acute Care Surgery Vice Chair – Research, Dept. of Surgery, Carolinas Medical
Critical Care Decision-making: It’s Not Just Clinical

Margaret Commins Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science & Sociology Queens University
The United States and Mexico: Partnership tested

Rabbi Judith Schindler, Associate Professor Philosophy & Religion Department, Queens University
Antisemitism: Then & Now

Dr Loren Fauchier, Director of Global Education Providence Day School & Vice President Global Education Benchmark Group
China & U.S: Two Competing Models Of Economic Development

Mr. Rodney Malone, President and CEO, Charlotte Observer
State of The Charlotte Observer: How has The Charlotte Observer managed through the digital transformation of the media industry

Dr. Tony Zeiss, Executive Director, Museum of the Bible, Washington DC
Museum of the Bible in Washington DC

Dr. Philip Dubois, Chancellor, UNC Charlotte
Ten Things to Watch at UNC Charlotte

Dr. Magdalena Krajewska, Associate Professor, History and Political Science, Wingate University
Documenting Americans: A Political History of National ID Card

Dr. Clarence D. Ambrister, President Johnson C. Smith University
Standing at the Pinnacle, Lighting the Way

Mr. Bobbie Canvar, North Carolina teacher of the year – 2017
Lessons Learned from 1 year as Teacher of the year

Dr. Justin Conrad, Department of Political Science & Public Administration, UNC Charlotte
U.S. Global Engagement in the 21st century

Scott Allen Jarrett, “Bach Akademie Charlotte – Cantata Series”
Bach Akademie Charlotte

Alexa Royden, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Political Science & Sociology Department,Queens University
Refugees and Global Migration

Lynn Ivey, CEO and Founder, The Ivey Memory Wellness Day Center
My 6 Steps From Hopeless to Empowered Along My Parents’ Dementia Journey

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