We rely on, and engage with, a core group of elite international scholars, subject matter experts, and policy specialists to advance our collective work.

Professor Pat Dolan

Professor and UNESCO Chair. Founder and Director of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre. National University of Ireland, Galway.

Professor Alan Smith, OBE

Professor and UNESCO Chair. Founder, Institute for Research in Social Sciences, University of Ulster.

Dr. Maria P. Aristigueta

Maria P. Aristigueta is the Dean of the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration and the Charles P. Messick Chair for Public Administration at the University of Delaware.

Professor John Canavan

Professor and Associate Director of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre. National University of Ireland, Galway.

Dr. Ilkay Unay-Gailhard

Visiting Professor and Marie Curie Global Fellow from the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Germany

Dr. Dana Winters

Director of Simple Interactions and Academic Programs; Assistant Professor of Child and Family Studies, Saint Vincent College

Dr. Rhonda Phillips

Professor and Dean of the Honors College, Purdue University

Dr. Kalyn McDonough

Biden School of Public Policy & Administration, University of Delaware

Dr. Annie White

Senior Research Associate Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College

Dr. Brad Olson

Assistant Professor Department of Community and Leadership Development University of Kentucky

Dr. Jo Caffery

Associate Professor, University of Canberra, Australia Founding member of UC CIRI (The University of Canberra Collaborative Indigenous Research Initiative)

Dr. Brian Polkinghorn

Distinguished Professor of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution. Executive Director of the Center for Conflict Resolution (CCR) at Salisbury University.

Dr. Tingxuan “Tina” Li

Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

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