Yoshitaka Miike (Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2004) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and a Fellow at the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies. He is also a Research Associate at the Center for Intercultural New Media Research. He is known for his original work on the 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 (NCA) for the 2003 Outstanding Article of the Year. He co-edited The Global Intercultural Communication Reader (Routledge, 2008) 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, Intercultural Communication: A Reader, International and Intercultural Communication Annual, Keio Communication Review, and Review of Communication. He is currently a Review Editor of Journal of Multicultural Discourses and serves on the editorial boards of Asian Journal of Communication, China Media Research, and Intercultural Communication Studies. He has reviewed numerous manuscripts for national and international journals including Communication Yearbook, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, and Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. He was the 3rd Vice President of the Pacific and Asian Communication Association (2006-2008). He was elected as the Vice Chair of the NCA International and Intercultural Communication Division (2012-2013).