CID People

About CIDCID Director:
Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz (Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA; Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University, Canada)

CID Associate Director:
Casey Man Kong Lum (Professor, William Paterson University, NJ, USA)

The following Advisory Board members of the Center were approved by the Council of Communication Associations in October 2020 for a 3-year term:

Melita Garza (Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana, USA)
Maria Christina Gatti (Associate Professor, University of Bolzano, Italy)
Summer Harlow (Associate Professor, University of Houston, USA)
Nazan Haydari (Associate Professor, İstanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Todd Sandel (Associate Professor, University of Macau, China)
Mary Schaffer (Associate Professor, California State University, Northridge, CA USA)
Federico Subervi-Vélez (University of Wisconsin-Madison—honorary, WI, USA)

Graphic Design Consultant:
Linda de Wit (The Netherlands)

Past Advisory Board members:
Donal Carbaugh (Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA) 2010-17
Sherri Hope Culver (Associate Professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA) 2017-20
Giovanna Dell’Orto (Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, USA), 2014-20
William Evans (Professor, University of Alabama, USA) 2010-14
Barbara Hines (Professor, Howard University, USA) 2010-17
Janice Hume (Associate Professor, University of Georgia, USA) 2010-14
Anne Kankaanranta (Senior Lecturer, Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland) 2017-20
Leena Louhiala-Salminen (Senior Fellow, Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland) 2010-17
Charles Self (Professor Emeritus, University of Oklahoma, USA), 2010-2022
Michael D. Slater (Professor, Ohio State University, USA) 2010-14
Katérina Stenou (Coordinator, Intersectoral Platform for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, UNESCO, Paris, France) 2010-17
Valerie White
 (Associate Professor, Florida A & M University, USA) 2010-14

Former Associates:
Robyn Penman, Graphic Design Consultant
Brenda Berkelaar, Technical Consultant
Sean Rintel, Social Media Consultant
Minh Cao, Assistant to the Director, 2013
Min He, Assistant to the Director, 2016-17

Past Interns:
Linda de Wit (master’s student, Freiburg University, Germany)
Tracy Wang (master’s student, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada)
Pallas Zhang (master’s student, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada)
Crystal Guo (master’s student, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada)
Jana Simonis (doctoral candidate, Southern Illinois University, USA)


In addition to those recognized above, a lot of people have furthered the mission of CID by giving of their time and expertise in a wide variety of ways. All authors of guest postsKey Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, Constructing Intercultural Dialogues, translators, or reviewers, as well as a few who have helped with random questions about various languages, as well as graphic designers who have created CID Posters, are recognized on the acknowledgments page.

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