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ISSBD - Our People

Our People

ISSBD’s success is mainly due to its active members and its incredibly hard-working executives. For more information on everyone involved for the society, please see the following sections below.

Officers of the Society


President: Toni Antonucci

Past President: Xinyin Chen

President Elect: Tina Malti

Membership Secretary: Julie Bowker

Treasurer: Melanie Zimmer

Secretary General: Luc Goossens

Steering and Executive Committee

The aims of the Steering and Executive committees are to inform and guide the society as it works to further promote the study of, and scholarship around, human behaviour. A full list of contact details for committee members can be found here. Toni Antonucci is the President of ISSBD for 2018-2022.

Other Committees

ISSBD address a number of different activities, including fellowship awards, travel grants, and regional workshops via smaller committees. A full list of who sits on each committee can be found here.

Regional Coordinators

The work of ISSBD in various regions and countries is supported by Coordinators. Their roles include:
  • To facilitate the collection of membership dues
  • To support members through organizing regional activities and through support of conference attendance
  • To recruit new members
  • To act as a bridge between ISSBD and the regional membership.

To find out who your Regional Coordinator is, or to discover what it takes to be a Regional Coordinator, click here.

Early Career Scholars

ISSBD is committed to helping early career scholars (typically undergraduate students, graduate/PhD students, postdocs, or junior faculty members) by providing resources, knowledge and a broad network of support.
Cinzia Di Dio is the Early Career Scholar Representative for 2020-2024.


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