Dr. Donathan Brown
United States of America
Dr. Donathan Brown- Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity at Northeastern University, USA
Dr. Donathan Brown is the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity at Northeastern University, USA. He works collaboratively with the Office of Academic Affairs and academic deans to lead, envision, and implement proactive diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in support of Northeastern University’s strategic diversity action plans. His work and insight along these lines have been featured in two recent books, including: “We’re Not OK: Black Faculty Experiences and Higher Education Strategies” and “Academic Pipeline Programs: Diversifying Pathways from the Bachelor’s to the Professoriate.” In addition, he has been cited in Inside Higher Education and U.S. News. Dr. Brown earned his PhD from Texas A&M University in Rhetoric and Public Affairs, with a focus in Political Science (Race and Politics). He also holds a master’s degree from Syracuse University in Communication and Rhetorical Studies.
Dr. Ching-Ying- Deputy CEO of AI Digital Transformation Research Center, Applied English Department, National Pingtung University, Taiwan
Dr. Ching-Ying Lin is an accomplished educator with a wealth of experience in English and bilingual teaching. Having obtained her doctoral degree from Texas A&M University, she has dedicated 30 years to teaching students ranging from pre-K to graduate levels in Taiwan and the U.S.A. Currently serving as the Deputy CEO of AI Digital Transformation Research Center and an assistant professor in the Applied English Department at National Pingtung University, Taiwan, Dr. Lin is known for her expertise and commitment to fostering transformative learning experiences.
Dr. S.Ramaratnam- Former visiting Professor to Oxford University, UK
Dr. S.Ramaratnam is the Vice Chancellor of Jagadguru Kripalu University (JKU), Odisha. He has more than 50 years of experience in the field of academics and has worked as Director and Principal of various Colleges and Institutions. Prior to joining Jagadguru Kripalu University he was the Vice Chancellor for Sri Sri University. He was also a visiting Professor to Oxford University and the University of Mauritius.
Dr.Kristian Van Haesendonck
Dr.Kristian Van Haesendonck- Associate Professor, University of Sanya, China
Dr.Kristian Van Haesendonck is an Associate Professor at the University of Sanya, specialising in comparative Latin American, Caribbean and Lusophone African literatures. He graduated in Romance Languages from the University of Leuven (Belgium) and obtained his PhD in Latin American Literature from Leiden University (The Netherlands). He taught Spanish language and Latin-American Literature and Culture in the United States (Princeton, Villanova) and was a researcher at the Universities of Lisbon (Portugal), Linnaeus (Sweden) and Antwerp (Belgium). He is the author of Postcolonial Archipelagos: essays on Hispanic Caribbean and Lusophone African Literatures (Peter Lang) and editor of Going Caribbean! New Perspectives on Caribbean Literature. He recently edited Worlds of Mia Couto (Peter Lang), a collection of essays about the Mozambican writer.