Academic Committee

(all members of general assembly leaders, executive board and supervisory committee are also members of academic committee)

Dr. Abbott, Max
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean, Faculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Dr Bellringer, Maria, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Director of the Gambling and Addictions Research Centre at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Dr. Binde, Per
Associate professor at School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Dr. Bowden-Jones Henrietta,
Director, National Problem Gambling Clinic, UK

Dr. Cassidy, Rebecca
Professor of Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London

Dr. Chan, Chi Chuen
University of St. Joseph, Macao

Dr. Cheng, Soo-May
Associate Professor, Faculty of Business, Government and Social Work, University of Saint Joseph, Macau

Dr. Clark, Luke
Director, Centre for Gambling Research at UBC Department of Psychology University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Derevensky, Jeffrey L.
Professor of School/Applied Child Psychology and Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director, International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors, McGill University, Canada

Dr. Forrest, David
Professor of Economics in the University of Salford, UK

Dr. Gainsbury, Sally
Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer, Centre for Gambling Education and Research, Southern Cross University

Dr. Godinho, Jorge A. F.
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Macau, Coordinator of the Master program in International Business Law

Dr. Godzwon, Lidia
Deputy Director, Centre for Mental Health and Addiction Therapy Pro Vita in Cracow, Poland

Dr. Gong, Yandao
Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University

Dr. Griffiths, Mark
Chartered Psychologist, Professor of Gambling Studies and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit, Nottingham Trent University

Dr. Gu, Xinhua
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Macau

Dr. Guo, Song
Consultant & Head, Research, Addiction Medicine Department, National Addictions Management Service, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

Dr. Hancock, Linda
Professor, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University, Melbourne Australia

Dr. Harvey, Peter
Professor and Director of Flinders Centre for Gambling Research, Flinders University, Australia

Dr. Haw, John
Senior Lecturer, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Southern Cross University

Dr. Higgins, Daryl,  
Deputy Director (Research), Australian Institute of Family Studies

Dr. Hing, Nerilee
Head, Centre for Gambling Education & Research, School of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Southern Cross University, Australia

Dr. Hodgins, David C.
Professor, Program in Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Head of Department of Psychology, a coordinator of the Alberta Gambling Research Institute

Dr. Huang, Chien-Chung
Professor and Director of Huamin Research Center and Professor in the School of Social Work at Rutgers University, USA

Dr. Hsiao, Teng Yuan (Jerry)
Associate Professor & Chair, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism Management Department, School of Tourism, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism

Dr. Jackson, Alun C.
Director, Problem Gambling Research & Treatment Centre, University of Melbourne; Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne; Adjunct Professor, Peking University; Honorary Research Fellow, Centre on Behavioural Health, Hong Kong University

Dr. Johnson, Johnnie
Professor of Decision and Risk Analysis and Director of the Centre for Risk Research at the University of Southampton

Dr. Kale, Sudhir
Professor, Bond University, Australia

Dr. Koo, L C
Professor, Macau Millennium College

Dr. Li, Shu
Professor, Key Laboratory of Behavioral Science, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Liu, Day-Yang,
Director, Center for the Study of Lottery and Commercial Gaming, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Dr Louw, Stephen,

Senior Lecturer in Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Dr. Ohtsuka, Keis
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences & Psychology, Victoria University

Dr. Peren, Franz W.
Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, International Research Institute for Gambling and Gaming, Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University, Germany

Dr. Raento, Pauliina
Research Director, The Finnish Foundation for Gaming Research and Professor of Human Geography, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dr. Rose, Nelson I. 
Tenured Full Professor, Whittier Law School, Visiting Professor, University of Macau

Dr. Sasaki, Kazuaki
Assistant Professor, Nihon University College of Economics; Director of Gambling, Gaming Society, Japan

Dr. Sheng, Li (Edmund)
Professor, Gaming & Teaching Research Centre, Macao Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Siu, Lam (Carlos)
Associate Professor, Gaming & Teaching Research Centre, Macao Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Smith, Garry J.
Gambling research specialist, Alberta Gaming Research Institute

Dr. Spilde, Katherine A. 
Associate Professor, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Endowed Chair, Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming, San Diego State University

Dr. Sung, Ming-Chien
Professor of Risk and Decision Sciences at the Centre for Risk Research in the University of Southampton (UK).

Dr. Thomas, Anna
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Gambling Research Centre, Australian Institute of Family Studies

Dr. Turner, Nigel
Scientist, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, Canada

Dr. Volberg, Rachel A.
President of Gemini Research

Prof. Voyles, Jeff L.
Visiting Professor of Casino Management, L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming, San Diego State University

Dr. Wang, Wei Ping
Assistant Professor, Head of Department of Hotel and M.I.C.E Management, College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Oversea Chinese University, Taiwan

Rr. Wang, Wuyi
Professor, Centre of Sino-Western Cultural Studies, Macao Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Williams, Leighton Vaughan 
Professor of Economics and Finance, Director of the Betting Research Unit, Director of the Political Forecasting Unit, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Dr. Wong, Lai-kuen (Irene)
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Wu, Anise M. S.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Macau, China

Dr. Yuan, Jia
Assistant Professor of Business Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau

Dr. Zhao, Weibing (Max)
Lecturer, Tourism College, Institute for Tourism Studies