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Academic Speakers

Expertise and Inspiration: Engage Audiences with Top Academic Keynote Speakers

List of Academic Speakers

The academic keynote speakers in this category include professors, bestselling authors, scholars, education experts, and learning advocates across a broad range of industries. Whether in the classroom, on a conference stage, on social media and television, or through their award-winning writing, these academic speakers are inspiring educators who use their platforms to advance research and spark important conversations in science, business, philosophy, politics, social issues, and history.

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Josep Colomer

Political Scientist & Economist; Professor at Georgetown University


Poet, Political Activist, Academic & Emcee

Kumu Hina
(1 rating)

Native Hawaiian Transgender Teacher, Award-Winning Filmmaker, Cultural Practitioner & Community Leader

David Biale

Leading Scholar of Jewish Intellectual & Cultural Life; Author & Three-Time Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

Kanya Balakrishna
(1 rating)

Co-Founder & CEO of The Future Project; Youth Empowerment & Education Advocate

Luke Williams
(1 rating)

Bestselling Author, Professor of Business at NYU

Ronald A. Heifetz

Foremost Authority on Leadership & Organizational Adaptability; Founding Director of Center for Public Leadership; Senior Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School

Vali Nasr

Professor of International Affairs & Middle East Studies at Johns Hopkins University

Arie Kapteyn

Professor of Economics & Executive Director of the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research

Tina Louise

Actress, Literacy & Academic Advocate, Best Known for her Role as Ginger Grant on 1960s TV Show "Gilligan's Island"

Royel M. Johnson

Associate Professor of Education & Social Work and Co-Chair of the Rossier School of Education PhD Program at the University of Southern California

Dr. Julio Friedmann

Chief Scientist at Carbon Direct & Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA

Grace Chenxin Liu
(1 rating)

UN & TEDx Speaker; Founder of Sharing to Empower; Researcher, Advocate & Changemaker for Gender Equality

Lauren A. Wright

Princeton Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer; Author of "Star Power: American Democracy in the Age of the Celebrity Candidate"

Ravindra Gupta

Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Cambridge

Max Rashbrooke

Author, Academic, Journalist, Economic & Political Commentator

Olivier Sibony

Associate Professor of Strategy & Business Policy at HEC Paris