Yoshitaka Miike (Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2004) is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and Fellow at the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies. He is also Research Associate at the Center for Intercultural New Media Research. He is best known for his metatheory of Asiacentricity as an alternative paradigm for the study of Asian cultures and communication. He is the recipient of a 2004 Distinguished Scholarship Award from the International and Intercultural Communication Division of the National Communication Association for the 2003 Outstanding Article of the Year. He co-edited The Global Intercultural Communication Reader (2nd Edition, Routledge, 2014) and guest-edited four journal special issues/section on Asian communication theory. His essays have been published in such outlets as Communication Monographs, Encyclopedia of Identity, Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication, Howard Journal of Communications, Human Communication: A Journal of the Pacific and Asian Communication Association, Intercultural Communication: A Reader, International and Intercultural Communication Annual, Keio Communication Review, and Review of Communication. He is currently Review Editor of Journal of Multicultural Discourses and serves on the editorial boards of Asian Journal of Communication, China Media Research, Intercultural Communication Studies, Journal of Black Studies, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, and International Encyclopedia of Intercultural Communication. He was elected as Vice Chair (2012-2013) and Chair (2013-2014) of the International and Intercultural Communication Division of the National Communication Association.
Miike, Y. (2015). “Harmony without uniformity”: An Asiacentric worldview and its communicative implications. In L. A. Samovar, R. E. Porter, E. R. McDaniel, & C. S. Roy (Eds.), Intercultural communication: A reader (14th ed., pp. 27-41). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
Miike, Y., & Yin, J. (2015). Asiacentricity and shapes of the future: Envisioning the field of intercultural communication in the globalization era. In L. A. Samovar, R. E. Porter, E. R. McDaniel, & C. S. Roy (Eds.), Intercultural communication: A reader (14th ed., pp. 449-465). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.
Miike, Y. (2014). The Asiacentric turn in Asian communication studies: Shifting paradigms and changing perspectives. In M. K. Asante, Y. Miike, & J. Yin (Eds.), The global intercultural communication reader (2nd ed., pp. 111-133). New York, NY: Routledge.
Asante, M. K., Miike, Y., & Yin, J. (2014). Introduction: New directions for intercultural communication research. In M. K. Asante, Y. Miike, & J. Yin (Eds.), The global intercultural communication reader (2nd ed., pp. 1-14). New York, NY: Routledge.
Asante, M. K., & Miike, Y. (2013). Paradigmatic issues in intercultural communication studies: An Afrocentric-Asiacentric dialogue. China Media Research, 9(3), 1-19.
Chen, G.-M., & Miike, Y. (2010). The ferment and future of communication studies in Asia: Chinese and Japanese perspectives. In G.-M. Chen, Study on Chinese communication behaviors (pp. 272-291). Hong Kong: China Review Academic Publishers.
Miike, Y. (2010). An anatomy of Eurocentrism in communication scholarship: The role of Asiacentricity in de-Westernizing theory and research. China Media Research, 6(1), 1-11.
Miike, Y. (2010). Culture as text and culture as theory: Asiacentricity and its raison d’être in intercultural communication research. In T. K. Nakayama & R. T. Halualani (Eds.), The handbook of critical intercultural communication (pp. 190-215). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Miike, Y., & Chen, G.-M. (Eds.). (2010). Theorizing Asian communication: Emerging and evolving perspectives [Special section]. China Media Research, 6(3), 76-117.
Miike, Y. (Ed.). (2009). New frontiers in Asian communication theory [Special issue]. Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 4(1), 1-88.