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Dr. Terrence R. Guay, Professor of International Business, Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Muhiuddin Haider, Associate Professor , Department of Global Health & International Affairs, George Washington University
Dr. Sahar Khamis, Assistant Professor of Communication, Affiliate Faculty of Women's Studies, and Affiliate Faculty in the Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity, University of Maryland
Ghada Gomaa A. Mohamed, Lecturer in Economics, Carleton University (Canada)
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