We live in interesting times, and as faculty members we sometimes find ourselves navigating controversial issues as we interact with students. For example, what are the best ways to facilitate a respectful classroom discussion about contentious issues such as those arising recently on the national political scene? As faculty members, how can we handle students who are disruptive in or outside the classroom? What should we do if we find ourselves in a situation that feels threatening? A panel of experts will share their perspectives and address audience questions.