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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. IManagement of the US Southeast Regional Group is now handled by ICAI representatives from Kennesaw State University in Georgia, where a successful 2014 regional conference took place in October. Plans are in motion for 2015!


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 Canadian Consortium, holding their first all-day Canadian themed workshop at ICAI's 2014 International Conference in Jacksonville and another in 2015 in Vancouver. The group is organized by 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 that you can access here.

Center Staff

Dr. Teresa Fishman

Teresa (Teddi) Fishman comes to ICAI after five years at Clemson University 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 Director
Aaron Monson

Aaron Monson received his bachelor's degree in History from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. He studied Public History with a concentration in museums and museum exhibition development at Arizona State University, where he earned his MA. After serving as 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 direct the day-to-day needs of ICAI's membership. A published author and specialist in relationship building, Aaron's roles 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.

Outreach Coordinator
Tricia Bertram Gallant

Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant is a leading researcher in the academic integrity arena having numerous publications on the topic, including Academic Integrity in the Twenty-First Century: A Teaching and Learning Imperative (2008), Cheating in School: What We Know and What We Can Do (2009), and editing Creating the Ethical Academy: A Systems Approach to Understanding Misconduct & Empowering Change in Higher Education (2011). She has been affiliated with ICAI since 2002 and has worked as a director of an academic integrity office since 2006. Tricia is ICAI’s lead on The Trusted Seal Program (, the Online Tutorial Project, and developing Regional Consortiums. Tricia has also consulted with and spoken at institutions and associations around the world, including Singapore, the UK, Australia, and all around the US.