The Team

We are a small team with a wide range of skills and experience. Here’s a brief bio of all of us.

David Dalsky, Ph.D

Associate Professor, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

David Dalsky, (Ph.D., Social Psychology), is an associate professor and a founding member of the International Academic Research and Resource Center for Language Education (i-ARRC) at Kyoto University, where he has been on the faculty for 14 years. He has published over 30 book chapters and research papers internationally in cross-(cultural) psychology and applied linguistics. He loves music and dreams of becoming a DJ one day.

Email: dalsky.davidjerome.8u@kyoto-u.ac.jp

YB. Cahya Widiyanto, Ph.D

Faculty of Psychology, Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Cahya is a lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He is also a mentor and researcher at Hari Pangan Sedunia (HPS) NGO in Yogyakarta. Cahya received his doctorate from the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University in 2015 (Ph.D. in Human and Environmental Studies). Cahya had experience in community research, community development, and ethnography. He has published papers regarding farmers’ community development, intergroup relations, ethnography, and has also authored several books and book chapters.

Email: cahyaindirasari@gmail.com

N. Trisna Aryanata, M.A.

Psychology Study Program of Bali International University, Bali-Indonesia;
Intercultural Word Sensei ‘s webmaster

Arya is a lecturer at the Department of Psychology of Bali International University, Indonesia. He studied Social Psychology for his master’s degree and is interested in human interaction within cultural contexts from an interdisciplinary approach. Arya is also a reviewer for several psychology journals in Indonesia and an editor of Jurnal Ilmu Perilaku (publishes by Andalas University, Indonesia). Arya loves exploring new advancement of communication technology, space exploration, and especially the many, many single-origin coffees from Indonesia and other parts of the world.

Albertus Harimukti, M.Hum

Faculty of Psychology, Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Albert is a lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology at Universitas Sanata Dharma, Indonesia. He is interested in the interdisciplinary studies, focusing on the intersection between psychology, history, anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies.

Email: harimurtiab@usd.ac.id

Jueyun Su, M.A.

Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Jueyun Su is currently a doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University. Her research interests are pragmatics, intercultural communication and language education.

Email: sujueyun@gmail.com

Yachun Shih, M.A.

Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Yachun Shih is a doctoral student in the Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University. Her current research content is about intercultural communication and acculturative stress among international students in Japan.

Email: shih.chun.84s@st.kyoto-u.ac.jp