Member Institutions and Organizations

ICAI Executive Board

  • Dr. Tracey Bretag
    Executive Board President, University of South Australia

    Tracey Bretag B.A. (Hons), M.A., Ed.D., teaches a range of communications and ethics courses in the School of Management at the University of South Australia. She is the editor of the International Journal for Educational Integrity, and the Chair of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity. Her research interests include academic integrity, internationalisation of higher education, teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), developing learning communities, new technologies, computer mediated and intercultural communication.
  • Dr. Mohamed Abou-Zeid
    Immediate Past Executive Board President, American University in Cairo

    Mohamed Abou-Zeid is a professor of Construction Engineering and Chair of the Academic Integrity Council at the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt. He received his Ph.D. with honors from the University of Kansas in 1994 and has been active on the academic integrity front since 2002. Dr. Abou-Zeid worked with his colleagues to prepare AUC's first Code of Ethics to which students, faculty and staff pledge. He also spearheaded the very first Fostering Academic Integrity Conference in Cairo in 2010.
  • Christopher Lang
    Executive Board Vice President, University of Toronto

    Chris Lang has a law degree from the University of Toronto, and was called to the bar in 1998. Chris is currently the Director of Appeals, Discipline and Faculty Grievances at the University of Toronto and deals with faculty and student judicial affairs issues. Specifically, Chris’s Office provides neutral support to the various panels hearing cases, and helps ensure the processes are run fairly for all parties. Prior to becoming the Director, Chris was the Manager of Labour Relations at the University, where he has worked since 2000. Chris also has a B.A. Honours from McGill University in Montreal, and a Masters of Law in Alternative Dispute Resolution from York University.
  • Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant
    Director, Academic Integrity Office, University of California, San Diego

    Tricia Bertram Gallant is the Director of the Academic Integrity Office for the University of California, San Diego. She earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership at the University of San Diego. She has served as a director on the board of the ICAI, and has taught leadership and higher education administration at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Dr. Donald L. McCabe
    Professor, Rutgers University

    Donald McCabe is a Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers University. Over the last 17 years he has done extensive research on college cheating, surveying over 165,000 students at more than 160 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. He has also surveyed over 40,000 high school students in the United States. His work has been published widely in business, education, and sociology journals, and he is founding president of ICAI.
  • Gina Cinali
    Office of Institutional Effectiveness, American University in Dubai

    Gina CinaliGina Cinali works in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at the American University of Dubai. Formerly she has served as Associate Vice President, Institutional Planning, Assessment, Research and Accreditation and Faculty member at the American University of Nigeria in Yola, Executive Director of Academic Budget and Planning at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as Executive Director of Institutional Planning, Assessment, Research and Testing at the American University in Cairo, Egypt,as Institutional Development Director and Instructor in Political Science at the Gulf University for Science and Technology in Kuwait.
  • Dr. Michael Kerwin
    Director of Environmental Science Program, University of Denver

    Dr. Michael Kerwin is an Associate Professor and Director of the Environmental Science Program at the University of Denver (DU). As Co-Chair of DU’s Honor Code Advisory Council, Dr. Kerwin was part of a committee in 2010 that revised DU’s existing honor code and launched a campus-wide effort to promote academic integrity. Dr. Kerwin credits his passion for academic integrity to the outstanding professors at his alma mater, Colorado College (a traditional honor code school), who established a culture of trust on campus and empowered students to uphold the code in and out of the classroom.
  • Dr. Karen O. Clifford
    Academic Integrity Consultant, ICAI Council Immediate Past Chair

    Karen O. Clifford is currently conducting research on high school programs for promoting academic integrity and preventing and addressing cheating. Karen has consulted with high schools and colleges in developing or revitalizing honor systems and has made numerous presentations about promoting academic integrity, including webinars for high school teachers and administrators and workshops for high school students. Karen earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Virginia, a M.Ed. in Counselor Education from the University of Virginia, and a B.S. in Business/Marketing from Radford University.
  • Pam Pringle
    Asst. Director, Luter School of Business, Christopher Newport University

    Pam Pringle is the Assistant Director of the Luter School of Business at Christopher Newport University in Virginia. Pam headed up the committee to host the 2007 conference at Christopher Newport University and at that conference ran a one day “High school Drive in” for high school students and their faculty advisors from the surrounding public and private school systems. Pam is looking forward to working with the advisory council to develop improved connections and support for creating cultures of integrity within our high schools through collaboration with local universities and their student honor councils. Pam earned her BA from Brock University, Ontario, and her MBA from McMaster University, Ontario.
  • Dr. Mark Sheldon
    Asst. Dean, Weinberg College of Arts/Sciences, Northwestern University

    Dr. Mark SheldonMark Sheldon, Assistant Dean, Weinberg College, is Distinguished Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, as well the Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program in the Feinberg School of Medicine, at Northwestern University. His Ph.D. is from Brandeis University and he was a Sachar Fellow at Wadham College, Oxford University. He also serves as faculty in the Program in Ethics at Rush University Medical Center where he does clinical ethics consultations. He has served as guest editor of two journals – Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, and The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics.

ICAI Regional Groups

Southern California Consortium

The Southern California Regional Consortium of the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI SoCal) serves as an education and best practice resource for Southern California schools, colleges, and universities working to create cultures of integrity.


Click here to visit the ICAI SoCal portal!

US Southwest Consortium
In late 2012 Texas Tech University received institutional approval to create and operate the Southwest ICAI Regional Consortium. Membership and a schedule of events are still being developed, and consortium events will be coordinated through the Texas Tech University Ethics Center and its director.


Click here to visit the ICAI Southwest portal!

US Southeast Regional Group
Samford University's Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership in Birmingham, Alabama, hosted the first Southeast Regional Academic Integrity Conference in Spring 2013 at Samford. In a bit of a transition, future management of the US Southeast Regional Group will be handled by ICAI representatives from Kennesaw State University in Georgia.


Click here to visit the Southeast Regional Academic Integrity Conference website!

ICAI Canada Consortium
ICAI Canada held an informal round table discussion in February 2013 and voted to continue on as the ICAI Canada Consortium, holding their first all-day Canadian themed workshop at ICAI's 2014 International Conference in Jacksonville. The group will be organized by Troy Brooks of Brock University, Amanda McKenzie of University of Waterloo, and Jo Hinchliffe of Simon Fraser University. ICAI Canada has its own discussion ListServ, and a new web portal will be coming in Summer 2014. For details, please email

Senior Fellows

  • Timothy Dodd
    Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center
    University of Michigan
    Timothy Dodd is the director of the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center at the University of Michigan. Tim supervises a staff of 32 full-time professional advisors who provide educational guidance to students in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. In addition to those duties, Tim serves as the advisor to the College’s Honor Council. Prior to arriving at Michigan in July, 2007, Tim spent 2.5 years as director of ICAI.

    Tim also served on the ICAI Advisory Council from 2002 – 2005 and was its chair in 2004. Tim maintains an affiliation with ICAI as a senior scholar.

  • Dr. James Lancaster
    Assistant Professor
    Appalachian State University
    Jim Lancaster is currently an Associate Professor of Human Development and Psychological Counseling at Appalachian State University. Jim has over thirty years of experience in student development practice and teaching in higher education. He holds a B.A. and M.A. in history and a Ph.D. in higher education administration, all from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has written and presented widely on the topic of legal/developmental/ethical concerns in administration. He is a past president of ICAI.

    Jim is the co-editor of a published monograph on New Directions in Student Services titled "Beyond Law and Policy: Reaffirming the Role of Student Affairs" and editor of the recently published book "Exercising Power with Wisdom – Bridging Legal and Ethical Practice with Intention". His current bookis titled "Student Conduct Practice: The Complete Guide for Student Affairs Professionals".

  • Dr. Donald L. McCabe
    Rutgers University
    Donald McCabe is a Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers University. Over the last seventeen years he has done extensive research on college cheating, surveying over 165,000 students at more than 160 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. He has also surveyed over 40,000 high school students in the United States. His work has been published widely in business, education, and sociology journals and he is founding president of ICAI.

    Don has a B.A. in Chemistry from Princeton University (1966), an M.B.A. in Marketing from Seton Hall University (1970), and a Ph.D. in Management from New York University (1985). He worked for over 20 years in the corporate world before joining Rutgers in 1988. His last corporate position was Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Devro, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company.

  • Dr. Gary Pavela
    Academic Integrity Seminar
    Gary is Director of the Academic Integrity Office at Syracuse University. He has taught law and higher education at the University of Utah, and he edits the national quarterly Synthesis: Law and Policy in Higher Education as well as its sister publication, Synfax Weekly Report. Gary was identified by the New York Times as an "authority on academic ethics."

    He serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University and is a founding administrator for ICAI. In 2002 Gary was designated a "Fellow" of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. There are twenty-four NACUA Fellows, individuals NACUA says have "brought distinction to higher education and to the practice of law on behalf of colleges and universities across the nation."

  • Dr. Daniel E. Wueste
    Rutland Institute for Ethics
    Clemson University
    Daniel E. Wueste is Director of the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University in South Carolina. He did his graduate work in philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (M.A., 1979) and Washington University in St. Louis (Ph.D., 1985). His research and writing focus on issues in three areas: legal philosophy, social and political philosophy, and professional ethics. Wueste has a special interest in what ethicists can learn from legal philosophers and vice versa.

    Wueste’s work has appeared in various journals including Cornell Law Review, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Teaching Ethics, and Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing. He is the author of the chapter on professional ethics in The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, 2nd edition, the chapter on biomedical ethics in the Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, and the editor of Professional Ethics and Social Responsibility (Rowman and Littlefield, 1994).

Center Staff

Dr. Teresa Fishman

Teresa (Teddi) Fishman comes to ICAI after five years at Clemson in the College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities where she taught courses on subjects ranging from science, technology and society to digital and visual rhetoric. Her interest in ethics and academic integrity dates back to her pre-academic career in law enforcement which also inspired her master's thesis. She continues to investigate and write about the complex communication practices of police and other emergency responders and more broadly, governmental and institutional rhetoric, including that of universities. Her work also includes analysis of online communication and the evolving rules and mores of virtual communities.

Membership Services
Aaron Monson

Aaron Monson received his bachelor's degree in History from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota in 2006. He studied Public History with a concentration in museums and museum exhibition development at Arizona State University, where he earned his MA in 2009. After serving as visiting exhibition developer at the Arizona Historical Society Museum in Tempe, Arizona, and as the Oral Historian for the US Army Museum of the Noncommissioned Officer at Fort Bliss, Texas, Aaron came to Clemson University to manage the day-to-day needs of ICAI's membership. A published author and specialist in relationship building, Aaron's primary role are to help increase ICAI's international presence, develop new membership programs and initiatives, as well as being the primary point of contact for the Center. Aaron is currently working on his MBA part time at Clemson University.