2024 BU Wheelock Forum

Thriving Individuals, Teams, and Systems

March 21–22, 2024


Speakers and Moderators


Keynote Speakers

Shows Joshua Angrist MIT
Joshua Angrist, Ford Professor of Economics, MIT; co-founder and director, MIT’s Blueprint Labs; and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

Robert Schinke
Robert J. Schinke, Professor, Laurentian University, and President, International Society of Sport Psychology

Speakers and Moderators

Kamal Bahamdan
Kamal Bahamdan (ENG’94), five-time Olympic equestrian; Vice Chairman, the Bahamdan Group; and Founder & CEO, Safanad

Shows Megan Bartlett
Megan Bartlett, Founder, Center for Healing and Justice through Sport

Shows Tanesha Beckford
Tanesha Beckford, Senior Emergency Medicine Resident, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, and Chair, Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA) Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Jennifer Bill
Jennifer Bill
(CFA’07), Lecturer in Music, Saxophone, and Conductor of Concert Band, Boston University

Photo of Carly Block
Carly Block, Lecturer, Sport and Performance Psychology, BU Wheelock

Casey Brown
Casey Brown
(CGS’08, COM’10), Head Coach, Women’s Soccer, Boston University

Shows Madison Cardaci in a hockey uniform
Madison Cardaci, Boston University senior and head captain of the BU Women’s ice hockey team

David Chard dean of BU Wheelock
David Chard, Dean, BU Wheelock

Edson Filho
Edson Filho, Associate Professor of Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology and Director, Performance, Recovery & Optimization (PRO) Lab at BU Wheelock

Kenneth Freeman
Kenneth W. Freeman
, President Ad Interim, Boston University

Joshua Goodman
Joshua Goodman, Associate Professor of Education and Economics, BU Wheelock, and former senior economist, White House Council of Economic Advisers

Oscar Gutierrez, Latin American Mental Performance Coordinator, Boston Red Sox

Kimberly Howard
Kimberly A.S. Howard, Professor, Counseling Psychology & Applied Human Development, BU Wheelock

Inna Khazan
Inna Khazan, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Author, and Lecturer, Harvard University Medical School

Robert tLowe
Robert Lowe
, Police Chief, Boston University

Robert Weinberg
Robert Weinberg, Professor Emeritus, Sport Leadership and Management, Miami University

John McCarthy
John McCarthy (Wheelock’98,’04), Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Institute for Athletic Coach Education

Dennis Via
General Dennis Via, Ret. (Wheelock’88), Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Photo of Anna Ward
Anna Ward, Lecturer, Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology, BU Wheelock