International Academy for Intercultural Research 

A professional interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the understanding and improvement of intercultural relations through world-class social science research
Established 1997

 

Officers (2015-2017) of the Academy

  • Nan Sussman
  • Young Yun Kim
  • David Sam
  • Riply Smith
  • Dan Landis
  • Dina Birman

President
Nan Sussman, College of Staten Island and Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA

Past-President
Young Yun Kim, University of Oklahoma, USA

President-Elect
David Sam, University of Bergen, Norway

Secretary
Ripley Smith, Bethel University, USA

Treasurer and Executive Director
Dan Landis, University of Hawaii, USA 

Editor in Chief, IJIR
Dina Birman, University of Miami, USA 

 

 Board Members of the Academy 

 

  • Katja Hanke
  • Wenshan Jia
  • Adam Komisarof
  • Saba Safdar
  • Rosita Albert
  • Ron Fischer
  • Jane Jackson
  • Jennifer Mahon
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2013-2017:

Katja HankeGESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim, Germany, Germany 
Wenshan Jia, Chapman University, USA
Adam Komisarof, Keio University, Japan
Saba Safdar, University of Guelph in Guelph, Canada

2015-2019:

Rosita Albert, University of Minnesota, USA 
Ron Fischer, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Jane Jackson, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jennifer Mahon, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Permanent Member of the Board

Dan Landis, University of Hawaii, USA 

 

Standing Committee Chairs 

 

  • Dharm Bhawuk
  • Wenshan Jia
  • Rosita Albert
  • Katja Hanke
  • Ken Cushner
  • David Sam
  • Dina Birman
  • Adam Komisarof
  • Saba Safdar
  • Colleen Ward
  • N. Anand Chandrasekar

Lifetime Achievement Award
Dharm Bhawuk, University of Hawaii, USA

Early Career Award Committee
Wenshan Jia, Chapman University, USA

William B. Gudykunst Outstanding Book Award
Rosita Albert, University of Minnesota, USA

The Rae and Dr.  Dan Landis Outstanding Dissertation Award
Katja HankeGESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim, Germany

Conference Selection Committee
Dharm Bhawuk, University of Hawaii, USA

Scientific Committee 
Ken Cushner, Kent State University, USA
David Sam
, University of Bergen, Norway

Committee on Conference Programs
Ken Cushner, Kent State University, USA

Publications and Media Committee
Dina Birman, University of Miami, USA

Membership Committee
Adam Komisarof, Keio University, Japan
Saba Safdar, University of Guelph in Guelph, Canada 

Fellows Day
Colleen Ward, Victoria University, New Zealand

Webmaster
N. Anand Chandrasekar, Center for Creative Leadership (Singapore) and University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA)

Where available, links to personal websites or emails of an Officer, Member of the Board, or a Committee Chair are provided.