Brand Protection Strategy Summit 2017 Summit Agenda - Page 27

BRAND PROTECTION STRATEGY SUMMIT SPEAKER BIOS RESEARCH LAB SPEAKERS (CONT.) agribusiness development, traditional natural resource studies, community behavioral health, documentation of community stories through digital storytelling, issues regarding counterfeit production of American Indian arts and crafts, assessment of tribal and Native American organizational programs, and ongoing work on American Indian heritage issues related to NAGPRA and community cultural programs. Kari Kammel works on professional training, adult education, program management and design spanning multiple disciplines. As Assistant Director of Education and Outreach for the A-CAPP Center, she enjoys working on the center’s executive education programming, outreach and collaboration on and off-campus, managing the student program, and research on legal issues pertaining to trademark counterfeiting. She is also currently a member of the Academic Specialist Advisory Committee at MSU and a board member of the Capital Area Humane Society. Prior to coming to the center, she spent a significant time working, traveling, and living in the Middle East, including Egypt, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Jordan, and others. She was Deputy Chief of Party at DePaul College of Law’s Iraq office, where she managed rule of law programs; and Deputy Executive Director in the Chicago office. She is a licensed attorney in Illinois and Michigan with a J.D. from DePaul University, an M.A. in Political Science from the American University in Cairo, and a B.A. from the University of Chicago. Saleem Alhabash is Assistant Professor of Public Relations and Social Media at the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Michigan State University. His research focuses on the persuasive effects of social media in the contexts of risky and unsafe behaviors. Va