International Advisory Board

Honorary President

Professor Terry M.C. Hokenstad
Distinguished University Professor, Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitt Professor and Professor of Global Health, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University


Chair, International Advisory Board

Prof Ngoh Tiong Tan
President, Connexions International; Professor of Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore


International Advisory Board Members

Ms Monique Auffrey
Executive Director, Family SOS; Instructor at Dalhousie University, Canada, Secretary General, Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work

Prof Imho Bae

Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Soongsil University, Korea

Dr Antonina Dashkina

President, Russian Union of Social Workers and Social Pedagogues; Representative of the Council of Europe
Mr Elis Envall
Past President, International Federation of Social Workers, Program Officer, National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden
Prof Jeffrey Edleson
Dean, School of Social Welfare, University of California - Berkeley

Dr David Jones
Immediate Past President, International Federation of Social Workers

Prof Shanti K. Khinduka

George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Dean Emeritus, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
Prof Rosemary Link
Professor of Social Work and Vice President, Simpson College, USA

Prof Goutham Menon
Dean, Loyola University of Chicago, Board Member, Human Services Information Technology Applications
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Prof Paul Maiden

Executive Vice Dean, School of Social Work, University of Southern California

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Mr Charles Mbuaga

Past President, IFSW- Africa, Co-chair, Commonwealth Organisation for Social Work
Prof Vimla V. Nadkarni
Professor, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences; Immediate Past President, International Association of Schools of Social Work
Prof Jim Reinardy
Director, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota
Prof Barbara Shank
President, International Consortium for Social Development, Dean and Professor of Social Work, St Thomas University
Prof Abye Tasse
Professor of Social Work and Sociology, University of Nouakchott Mauritania, Past President, IASSW

Mr Rory Truell

Secretary General, International Federation of Social Workers, Switzerland
Prof Johnston Wong
Professor of Social Work, United International College, China
Prof Yongxiang Xu
Dean, East China University of Science and Technology; Vice Chair, Social Work Education Association of China
Prof Francis Yuen
Editor, Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, Professor, California State University Sacramento

Prof Manohar Pawar

President, ICSD 2017; Charles Sturt University, Australia


Prof Annamaria Cappalini

President, International Assoociation Schools of Social Work

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Prof Terry Lum

Professor Terry Lum is Head of Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the Hong Kong University





Prof Gordana Berc

University of Zagreb

Fellows of the Global Institute of Social Work

Prof James Midgley
Harry and Riva Specht Professor and Dean Emeritus, School of Social Welfare, University of California-Berkeley
Prof S. Vasoo
Professorial Fellow, National University of Singapore


Prof Barbara W. Shank

Professor, St Thomas University, USA

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