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DR. LINDSEY GODWIN
Robert P. Stiller Endowed Chair of Management at the Robert P. Stiller School of Business and Academic Director of The David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry
Management, Appreciative Inquiry; positive organizational development; positive education; corporate social responsibility.
DR. ELAINE YOUNG
Digital and Social Media Marketing Professor at The Stiller School of Business at Champlain College and Champlain College Online
Marketing; social media; social media marketing; digital communication; emerging technologies; nonprofit marketing; families and technology; e-commerce; generational trends and differences; experiential learning; CBD marketing.
EDUCATION & HUMAN STUDIES
DR. LAUREL BONGIORNO
Dean, Division of Education & Human Studies, Division of Education and Human Studies
Early childhood education; positive education; play-based learning; educational leadership; strengths-based advising.
Director of The Center for Financial Literacy
Personal finance education for K–12 students, college students, teachers (K–12 and post-secondary), and adults; financial literacy; personal finance legislation.
DR. JULIAN PORTILLA
Director of the Center for Mediation & Dialogue
Mediation; community, environmental, and political consensus-building processes; conflict management and resolution; dialogue; integrative, interest-based negotiation.
Assistant Professor of Game Design, Executive Director and founder of Rad Magpie, a nonprofit for the advancement of women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ in video game development
Game design and development; inclusive gaming, game design and development; equity and representation in genre fiction, both in print and video games; creativity, technology, and representation; level design; world building in online gaming.
Professor of Game Design and Assistant Dean of the Game Studio at Champlain College
Game design and development; game industry; trends in gaming; games and interactive media for children and families, and games with persuasive or educational purposes; interactive media; agile development.
Program Director and Associate Professor of Game Art
Game art and animation; environmental design; 3D art direction and creation.
Assistant Professor of Computer & Digital Forensics, Computer Networking & Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity; hacking; phishing; malware; network security, risk assessments, security auditing & evaluation; computer incident response; secure coding; intrusion detection system monitoring and deployment; designing secure computer systems and networks; online safety for children; CyberPatriots; passwords.
Wired for Safety column in VTDigger
DR. NARINE HALL
Program Director and Assistant Professor of Data Science
Data Science; machine learning; algorithmic bias; artificial intelligence; big data design; data mining; and social contingency.