Robert Shuter is Director and Founder of the Center for Intercultural New Media Research. A pioneer in intercultural communication studies, Dr. Shuter is currently professor of international
communication at Marquette University (USA) and Chair of the International and Intercultural Communication Division of the National Communication Association.
A noted researcher on communication across cultures, he has published over 60 articles and books in major scholarly journals including Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Communication, Communication Monographs, Management Communication Quarterly as well as popular press outlets like the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. His recent article on emerging interpersonal norms of text messaging in India and the US appeared in the July 2010 issue of the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research. He is editing a special forum (2011) on intercultural new media research for the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication as well as a special issue (2012) of the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research on new media research across cultures.