Adolphus Belk Jr. is a professor of political science at Winthrop University in South Carolina. Belk has taught courses on American government, black politics, public policy, and race and ethnic politics in the United States.
Belk Jr.’s research has concentrated on the politics of crime and punishment, and white nationalism in American politics. His research focuses on the prison-industrial complex and the politics of mass incarceration. His work has been published in several journals, including The Journal of Race and Policy, where he also served as a guest editor in a special issue that examined how the 2008 presidential election affected race, racism, and policy in the U.S.
Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Areas of Expertise:American Government, Race & Ethnic Politics in the U.S., the Politics of Mass Incarceration, Public Policy
Dr. Daily is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing at Clemson University directing MorphLab. Her research is in human centered computing, which has led her to projects as wide-ranging as creating a computing system to address the emotional needs of teenage girls, to designing a system that uses physiological measures to give teachers feedback on student engagement. Dr. Daily has been profiled in the American Association for Advancement in Science website profiling African American Scientists; Engineer Your Life, geared towards encouraging young women to pursue engineering careers; and WGBH’s Science City. Trinity Broadcasting Network, Science Update Radio Program, National Public Radio, and Under the Microscope have also recognized her work. Currently, she is an Institute for the Advancement of Health Care Scholar and a Diverse Issues in Higher Education Emerging Scholar.
Associate Professor in the School of Computing at Clemson University
Areas of expertise: Broadening participation in computing, Affective computing, Positive technology