Maria Mayorga

Maria Mayorga is an Associate Professor of Personalized Medicine in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is an expert in developing predictive models of health and economic outcomes by improving ever changing complex health systems. Mayorga also focuses on the allocation of resources for Emergency Medical Service systems using applied probability and mathematical models. She won the National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her work in integrating patient preference in predictive models. In addition to teaching, Mayorga serves as president of the Minority Issues Forum of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

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Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University 

Areas of Expertise: Developing Predictive Models of Health and Economic Outcomes By Improving Ever Changing Complex Health Systems

Location: Raleigh, N.C.

Contact Information: 

Phone: (919) 513-1690

Email: memayorg@ncsu.edu

Heard explaining her expertise from her faculty profile page 

Antoinette Sedillo Lopez

Antoinette Sedillo Lopez is the executive director of Enlace Comunitario– a non-profit focused on alleviating domestic violence and developing healthy families in central New Mexico, specifically within the Latino population.  She is an expert on New Mexico politics,clinical legal education and family law. She is also a professor emeritus at the University of New Mexico School of Law, although she is currently focusing all of her efforts at Enlace. While teaching at UNM, Sedillo Lopez also administered the Summer Law Institute– a program conducted by a group of law schools that provides law students the opportunity to learn about Mexican history, culture and law in Guanajuato, Mexico. Sedillo Lopez has authored several books and has won numerous awards including one from the Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund (MALDEF).

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Executive Director of Enlace Comunitario 

Areas of expertise: New Mexico Politics, Family Law, Clinical Legal Education

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Contact Information:

Phone: (505) 246-8972, ext. 23

Email: ASLopez@enlacenm.org

Twitter:@asedillolopez 

Heard on New Mexico in Focus from KNME-TV

Hussein Rashid

Hussein Rashid is the founder of islamicate, L3C- a consultancy focused on religious liberty and cultural competency.  He is an expert on Shi’i justice theology, South and Central Asian studies and Muslim and American popular culture. Rashid has taught at several universities including Fordham University and Virginia Theological Seminary. He is currently a fellow with the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute. Rashid is also working with the Children’s Museum of Manhattan as a content expert on the exhibit “America to Zanzibar”. He has contributed his expertise to many news outlets including NPR and can be heard in this Weekend Edition Sunday story “Deep In the Heart of Texas, Muslim Music Blossom”.

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Founder of islamicate, L3C 

Areas of expertise: Shi’i Justice Theology, South and Central Asian Studies, Muslim and American Popular Culture

Location: New York, NY

Contact Information: 

Email:  hr@husseinrashid.com

Phone: +1-917-720-5531

Twitter: @islamoyankee 

Heard on Weekend Edition Sunday: Deep In The Heart Of Texas, Muslim Music Blossoms

Prashant Malaviya

Prashant Malaviya is an Associate Professor of Marketing and Senior Associate Dean for MBA programs at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.  As a  consumer psychologist, he is an expert in consumer behavior and focuses his research on how and why consumers use information to make product decisions.  His work has been published in several marketing journals including the Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing Research and Psychology & Marketing. Malaviya was named Outstanding Reviewer by the Journal of Consumer Research in 2003. He is a former marketing analyst for Nestlé.

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Associate Professor of Marketing, Senior Associate Dean for MBA Programs at Georgetown University 

Areas of Expertise: Consumer Behavior

Location: Washington, D.C.

Contact Information: 

You can reach him through Teresa Mannix, Asst. Dean for Communications at McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University 

Phone: (202) 687-4080, cell (571) 264-5363

Email:Teresa.Mannix@georgetown.edu 

Twitter:@SADMalaviya 

Heard presenting at Consumer Idea Blitz 

 

Robert Puentes

Robert Puentes is a nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program. He is also the President and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation- a non-partisan think tank that aims to improve transportation and promote policy innovation.  Puentes is an expert on transportation and infrastructure, urban planning, and smart cities. He recently directed the Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative that outlined the debate surrounding national transportation policy that led to policy briefs and Congressional testimony.  Puentes currently serves on several boards and committees including New York State’s 2100 Infrastructure Commission. He can be heard explaining  the problems surrounding America’s aging water systems in this interview on Weekend Edition Saturday, here.

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Non Resident Senior Fellow with the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program 

Areas of Expertise: Transportation and Infrastructure, Urban Planning, Smart Cities, Metropolitan Growth Management, Suburban Issues

Location: Washington, D.C.

Contact Information: 

Email: RPUENTES@brookings.edu 

Phone: (202) 879-4700

Twitter: @rpuentes 

 Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday: Lead Poisoning In Michigan Highlights Aging Water Systems Nationwide 

Sarah Audelo

Sarah Audelo is the Political and Field Director for Rock The Vote – a non-profit, non-partisan organization that mobilizes young voters to the polls in the U.S. She is responsible for the organization’s political partnerships, polling and research. Audelo is the former policy director at Generation Progress where she led a team that focused on economic justice, higher education, among other important issues facing millennials. She’s also led the domestic policy portfolio and a campaign for Advocates for Youth on issues like HIV/AIDS prevention, abortion access and LGBTQ rights. She is passionate about the engagement and impact of the millennial electorate in 2016 as heard in a C-Span interview, here.

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Political and Field Director for Rock the Vote 

Areas of Expertise: Millennial Voter Engagement, Polling, Mobilization of Young Voters

Location: Washington, D.C.

Contact Information:

Phone:(661) 432-5608

Email:sarah@rockthevote.com

Twitter:@SarahAudelo 

Heard on C-Span: Youth Vote in 2016

Rosanna Garcia

Rosanna Garcia is an Associate Professor of Marketing at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is an expert on entrepreneurial marketing, sustainability in innovation and the diffusion of innovations in a reluctant marketplace. Garcia is also a Chancellor’s Faculty of Excellence in Innovation + Design where she helps develop technologies from student ideas and faculty research that relate to environmental sustainability. Outside of academia, she serves on the board of several start-ups. Garcia can be heard presenting her research on sustainability at Northeastern University, here.

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Associate Professor of Marketing at North Carolina State University 

Areas of Expertise: Entrepreneurial Marketing, Sustainability in Innovation, Diffusion of Innovations In a Reluctant Marketplace

Location: Raleigh, NC

Contact Information:

Phone: (919) 515- 6944

Email: rgarcia3@ncsu.edu

Twitter: @agentmodeler 

Heard presenting her research at the D’Amore-McKim Research Showcase III at Northeastern University