CIES BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board is the legislative and policy-making body of the Society, with the power to review and direct the general affairs of the Association. The Board has 18 members including seven elected officers, two student representatives, eight regular members and the appointed Editor of the CER Journal. Elected officers of the Board are the President, President-elect, Immediate Past President, Vice-President, Board Treasurer, Board Secretary, and Historian.

The elected officers, along with the Editor of the CER constitute the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee manages the day to day requirements of the Board and serves as an advisory group to the Board as a whole. It has the power to act on behalf of the full Board between meetings and on other matters as determined by the Board.

Two other people participate in the Executive Committee and Board activities, serving as advisors to the Board in a non-voting capacity.

The Parliamentarian works with the President to ensure that procedures and motions in meetings are carried out according to the Society’s policies, rules and procedures.

The Executive Director advises the Board on all the business and operational matters of the Society.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Supriya Baily

Past President (2023-2024)
Professor
George Mason University

Jun Li

President (2023-2024)
Professor
Western University

Susan Robertson

President Elect (2023-2024)
University of Cambridge

Halla Holmarsdottir

Vice President (2023-2024)
Professor
Oslo Metropolitan University

Radhika Iyengar

Treasurer (2021-2024)
Associate Research Scholar
The Earth Institute
Columbia University

Ayesha Khurshid

Secretary (2023-2026)
Associate Professor
Florida State University

Caroline Manion

CIES Historian (2021-2024)
Associate Professor
OISE
University of Toronto

M. Najeeb Shafiq

Executive Director
Professor of Education, Economics, and International Affairs
University of Pittsburgh

tavis d. jules

CER Co-Editor
Professor
Loyola University Chicago

Florin D. Salajan

CER Co-Editor
Professor
North Dakota State University

BOARD MEMBERS AT LARGE (3 YEAR TERMS)

Samba Bah

2024
Student
Ohio University

Rebecca Clothey

2024
Professor
Drexel University

Peter Moyi

2024
Associate Professor
University of South Carolina

Deevia Bhana

2025
Professor
University of KwaZulu-Natal

Daniel Friedrich

2025
Associate Professor
Teacher’s College, Columbia University

Brianna Kurtz

2025
Assistant Professor
University of Virginia

Peggy Kong

2026
Associate Clinical Professor
Drexel University

Nathan Castillo

2026
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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Matthew Thomas

2026
Senior Lecturer
University of Glasgow

Neela Nandyal

2026
Student
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

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