IBAVI Leadership

IBAVI Executive Director and Board

At Western Washington University, the IBAVI Executive Director and Executive Board members are as follows:

  Craig Shealy, Ph.D.
Professor and Executive Director, International Beliefs and Values Institute
  Sandra Alfers, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Ray Wolpow Institute
  Brian Bowe, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Journalism
  Wing Fok, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean, College of Business and Economics
  Mark Greenberg, Ph.D.
Director, Faculty Global Engagement
  Tim Kowalczyk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Science and Engineering
  Ryan Larsen, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Institute for Global Engagement
  Kimberly Lynn, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Global Humanities and Religion
  Liz Mogford, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
  Paqui Paredes, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  Nick Stanger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Studies
  Karen Stout, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Morse Leadership Institute


IBAVI Advisory Board

The IBAVI Advisory Board includes a distinguished and international assemblage of individuals and organizations from around the world.


Akwasi Aidoo, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow
Humanity United
New York, USA

  A. T. Ariyaratne, D.Litt., D.H.
Founder and President
Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  Dr. Jo Beall
Director, Education and Society
Member, Executive Board
British Council
  Devi Bhuyan, Psy.D.
Senior Staff Psychologist
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
  Amanda Dotseth, Ph.D.
Interim Director & Curator, Meadows Museum
Southern Methodist University
  Lindy Brewster
  Joseph Camilleri, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor
Past Director, Centre for Dialogue
La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
  Cecilia Christersson, Ph.D.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor in Global Engagement
and Challenge Based Learning
Malmö University, Malmö Sweden
  John Dirkx, Ph.D.
Department of Educational Administration
Michigan State University
  Michele Estes, Ph.D.
Professor, Learning, Technology and Leadership Education
James Madison University
  Prof. Charles Hopkins
UNESCO Chair on Reorienting Education towards Sustainability
York University, Toronto, Canada
  Keiko IKEDA, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of International Affairs
Vice-Director, Institute for Innovative Global
Education (IIGE)
Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
  Shagufa Kapadia, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Human
Development and Family Studies,
Coordinator, Center of Advanced Study in
Human Development Director, Women’s Studies Research Center
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India
  India Karavackas, J.D., L.LM
Director, Office of Global Engagement
Stockton University
  Yoshie Tomozumi Nakamura, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Learning
George Washington University
  Usha Nayar, Ph.D.
Professor and Provost (fmr.)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Mumbai, India
  Lee Sternberger, Ph.D.
Professor and Executive Director, Institute for Global Engagement (fmr.)
Western Washington University
  Arnd Wächter
Founder and CEO
Crossing Borders Education