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.
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.
Office of Institutional Effectiveness, American University in Dubai
Gina 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.
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
Mark 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.
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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 CAI-L@clemson.edu.
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.
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.