Speakers (2017)

This page provides information about presenters at ACEID2017. For details of presentations and other programming, please visit the 2017 Programme page.


  • Professor Haruko Satoh
    Professor Haruko Satoh
    Osaka University, Japan
  • Dr Rachel Lam
    Dr Rachel Lam
    ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Professor Adrian Ziderman
    Professor Adrian Ziderman
    Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Jessica Loh
    Jessica Loh
    Institute of International Education, Thailand
  • Dr Margo Greenwood
    Dr Margo Greenwood
    Sightsavers & University of Exeter, UK
  • Dr Tien-Hui Chiang
    Dr Tien-Hui Chiang
    South Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Dr Monty P. Satiadarma
    Dr Monty P. Satiadarma
    Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
Professor Haruko Satoh
Osaka University, Japan

Biography

Haruko Satoh is Specially Appointed Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering Science in charge of CAREN (Osaka University Centre for the Advancement of Research and Education Exchange Networks in Asia) and also lecturer at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), where she runs MEXT Reinventing Japan project on “Peace and Human Security in Asia (PAHSA)” with six Southeast Asian and four Japanese universities. In the past she has worked at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), Chatham House, and Gaiko Forum. Her interests are primarily in state theory, Japanese nationalism and identity politics. Recent publications include: “Rethinking Security in Japan: In Search of a Post-‘Postwar’ Narrative” in Jain & Lam (eds), Japan’s Strategic Challenges in a Changing Regional Environment (World Scientific, 2012); “Through the Looking-glass: China’s Rise as Seen from Japan”, (co-authored with Toshiya Hoshino), Journal of Asian Public Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 181-198 (July 2012); “Post-3.11 Japan: A Matter of Restoring Trust?”, ISPI Analysis No. 83 (December 2011); “Legitimacy Deficit in Japan: The Road to True Popular Sovereignty” in Kane, Loy & Patapan (eds), Political Legitimacy in Asia: New Leadership Challenges (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), “Japan: Re-engaging with China Meaningfully” in Tang, Li & Acharya (eds), Living with China: Regional States and China through Crises and Turning Points, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

Professor Haruko Satoh is a member of IAFOR’s Academic Governing Board. She is Chair of the Politics, Law & International Relations section of the International Academic Advisory Board.


Previous Presentations

Keynote Presentation (2017) | Preserving and Challenging Culture: The Right to Education
Dr Rachel Lam
ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Biography

Dr Rachel Lam is currently a Senior Scientist in the Department of Learning Sciences and Higher Education at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. She earned a PhD in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Learning and Cognition at Arizona State University in the United States. Dr Lam has conducted research in educational settings in a variety of subject areas (psychology, environmental education, physical sciences) that has focused on designing peer collaboration activities to support conceptual understanding and deep learning. She uses pre-posttest measures, discourse from student dialogues, and other student artifacts to assess student content knowledge, application of knowledge to real-world problems, and transfer to novel contexts. Dr Lam has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses on a variety of topics in educational psychology, learning theories and child development. Prior to an academic career, she worked in community and educational settings including libraries, preschools and parent support organisations.

Featured Symposium Presentation (2018) | Embodiment and Learning

Previous Presentations

Spotlight Presentation (2017) | Teaching Sustainability to Prepare Children for a Complex Future: Environmental Education in Primary School
Professor Adrian Ziderman
Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Biography

Dr Adrian Ziderman is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he held the Sir Isaac Wolfson Chair in Economics and Business Administration. He was born in the UK and educated at Cambridge and Stanford universities and at the LSE (PhD). He is a former UK State Scholar and Fulbright Scholar. His fields of specialty are in the economics and financing of education; the economics, evaluation and finance of vocational education and training; and university funding, including student loans and cost-sharing. He was formerly Senior Economist for Human Resources at the World Bank in Washington. He has served as a consultant to many international organizations as well as to government ministries in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. He is currently Editor of the International Journal of Manpower (Emerald), Research Chair and Trustee, Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and President of the International Network of Business & Management Journal Editors (INBAM).


Previous Presentations

Spotlight Workshop (2017) | Ethical Issues and Dilemmas in Academic Publishing: An Interactive Workshop
Jessica Loh
Institute of International Education, Thailand

Biography

Jessica Loh is the Director of Outreach with the Institute of International Education in Bangkok where she oversees outreach for global scholarships in Asia-Pacific. Equipped with an MA in International Education, Jessica served six years at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she established the International Campus Life unit, implementing programs for Payap's foreign student body to support international student development and integration. Jessica then joined the University of Michigan where she advised engineering students and faculty on co-curricular education abroad program design, and co-developed an Engineering Across Cultures study abroad in Thailand. Jessica served as mentor for the IIE pilot course, “Connecting with the World: International Relations at Higher Education Institutions” to familiarise Myanmar universities about campus internationalisation. Jessica is interested in combining arts and education as exemplified by her organisation of Chiang Mai’s first Southeast Asian Film Festival which focused on society and human rights.


Previous Presentations

Featured Presentation (2017) | Values for Global Citizenship: Fostering Innovation and Access with the Higher Education Context
Dr Margo Greenwood
Sightsavers & University of Exeter, UK

Dr Margo Greenwood is a research associate at the international NGO Sightsavers and at the University of Exeter, UK. After completing an undergraduate degree in Education at Exeter, she taught for several years at primary and secondary level. She then gained a scholarship at the University of Exeter for an MSc in Educational Research and a further scholarship to study Educational Futures for a PhD, with a focus on social inclusion and participatory methodology. Following successful completion of her doctorate, she continued to undertake research at the University of Exeter, also contributing to its teacher training course. In recent years, she has shifted her focus to undertaking educational research within international development with a specific focus on participatory methodology. At Sightsavers, she designs and oversees Community-based Participatory Research that feeds directly into intervention projects.


Previous Presentations

Spotlight Presentation (2017) | Community-Based Participatory Research: A Story of Empowerment
Dr Tien-Hui Chiang
South Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Biography

Dr Tien-Hui Chiang was a Fulbright Senior Scholar, visiting UW-Madison, Wisconsin, USA, a guest professor at Beijing Normal University and the ex-president of the Taiwan Association for Sociology of Education. He has been the senior executive committeeman for many prestigious academic societies, such as the Taiwan Association for Sociology of Education and the Chinese Comparative Education - Taipei. His specialties cover sociology of education, globalization and education policy, sociology of curriculum, teaching profession and comparative education. He has produced over 100 essays. He was the co-editor of Crisis in Education and a contributor to Elite, Privileges and Excellence. His outstanding achievement has made him an internationally well-known scholar, as evident from overseas keynote speeches given in China, Japan, Singapore, India, America, Slovenia, Greece and South Africa. This distinguished achievement also crowned him with a lot of glorious prizes, such as the Distinguished Scholar of the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, in 2011 and 2015. Currently, Professor Chiang is developing the theory of the flow of contextualized/non-contracted social selection embedded within the institutionalized reward system.


Previous Presentations

Featured Presentation (2017) | Globalization and Education Reform in China
Dr Monty P. Satiadarma
Tarumanagara University, Indonesia

Biography

Dr Satiadarma is a clinical psychologist who has been teaching psychology at Tarumanagara University since 1994. He was one of the founders of the Department of Psychology at Tarumanagara, as well as the Dean of Psychology, Vice Rector and Rector of the university. He graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Indonesia, art therapy from Emporia State, Kansas, family counselling from Notre Dame de Namur, California, and clinical hypnotherapy from Irvine, California. He has nationally published a number of books with a particular interest in educational psychology, and in music and art therapy – methods with which he treated survivors of the Indonesian tsunami on behalf of the International Red Cross and the United Nations. He is a board member and area chair of the International Council of Psychology, and a founder and board member of the Asian Psychology Association.


Previous Presentations

IAAB Presentation (2017) | The Forgotten Indonesian Trilogy of Education