Editorial Board


Ranjani Ravi (Acting Managing Editor)Associate Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Research Associate, The Mother’s Service Society, India

Saulo José Casali Bahia Member of Board of Trustees, World Academy of Art & Science; Federal Justice Brazil.

Zbigniew BochniarzSecretary General, World Academy of Art & Science; Visiting Professor, University of Washington, USA.

Garry Brewer Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Federick K. Weyerhaeuser Professor of Resource Policy & Management, Yale University

Frank A. Chervenak Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Professor & Chairman, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Fadwa El GuindiMember of the Board of Trustees, World Academy of Art & Science; Retired Anthropologist, University of California, USA

Håkan Hydén Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Samuel Pufendorf Professor in Sociology of Law, Lund University

Garry JacobsPresident and Chief Executive Officer, World Academy of Art & Science; President, The Mother’s Service Society, Pondicherry, India

Winston Nagan Chair of the Board of Trustees of the World Academy of Art & Science; Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Human Rights, Peace and Development, University of Florida.

Peter NijkampFellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Full Professor in Regional Economics and in Economic Geography, VU University, Amsterdam  

Natalia PogozhevaActing Treasurer, World Academy of Art & Science; Chief Executive Officer, Ukrainian Heritage Foundation, Ukraine

Janani RamanathanFellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Senior Research Analyst, The Mother’s Service Society, India

Ullica SegerstraleFellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Professor of Sociology, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Ivo SlausHonorary President, World Academy of Art & Science; President, South East European Division, World Academy of Art & Science, Zagreb, Croatia; Member, Club of Rome

Mariana TodorovaFellow, World Academy of Art & Science; Assistant Professor, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

Alberto ZucconiChair of the Board and Member of Board of Trustees, World Academy of Art & Science; President, IACP

Editorial and Technical Assistants

Vasugi Balaji,  Latha Chandrasekaran,  Hariny Narayanan,  Vani Senthil,  Shashini Kumar,  and Ranganayaki Somaskandan

Winston P Nagan: Is the Sam T. Dell Research Scholar Professor of Law, and Director of the Institute for Human Rights, Peace and Development of the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida. He is also International Editorial Advisor to the Journal of Law and Politics. He served as Chairman of Amnesty International USA (1989-91) and as a member of the Board (1986-92). He also served as president of Policy Sciences Center, Yale Law School (1986-1991) and on numerous groups of international experts on issues related to human rights, biodiversity, indigenous rights, and traditional knowledge.


Saulo José Casali Bahia: Is a federal judge in Brazil and member of the Faculty of Law of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) in Salvador. He has extensive experience with regard to constitutional law and public international law, and also with regard to public policies and Judicial Power. A member of the Editorial Board of three journals, Saulo has published many books and articles and is a recipient of several awards. He joined the University of Florida (USA) as a visiting professor four times, and also in France (University of Tours). He has been a Fellow of WAAS since 2006.


Zbigniew Bochniarz: Zbigniew joined the Evans School faculty as a visiting professor in 2007. His teaching and research focus on sustainable development, comparative environmental policies, microeconomics of competition, and sustainability assessment of the transformation processes in post-communist countries. He is the author, co-author and/or editor of over 100 publications, including 15 books published on three continents in 12 languages. Since 2005, Zbigniew has been affiliate member of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program at Harvard Business School. He has previously served as a visiting professor and senior fellow from 1986 to 2006 at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. He also served on the faculty at the Warsaw School of Economics from 1968 to 1985. He is the founder of the Center for Nations in Transition at the Humphrey Institute, which has initiated more than 20 projects raising $38 million and training 44,000 people in the countries of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine. Zbigniew served as chairman of Environmental Partnership for Central Europe (Polish Chapter) Board of Trustees, honorary president of the ETP Foundation in Romania, and founding member of the ETP foundations in Bulgaria and Slovakia, the Center for Environmental Studies in Budapest, the Institute for Environmental Policy in Prague, the Institute for Sustainable Development in Warsaw, and the Energy Efficiency Foundation in Poland. Zbigniew holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics and honorary doctorate from the Miskolc University.


Garry Jacobs: An American-born consultant on business management and economic development, he is currently President & CEO of the World Academy, Managing Editor of Cadmus Journal and President of The Mother's Service Society, a social science research institute in Pondicherry, India. Since 1972 he has been engaged in research on social development, organizational theory, money and employment, as well as studies for the Government of India and state governments. From 1989 to 1994, he was Member-Secretary of the International Commission on Peace & Food (ICPF) and editor of the Commission's report to the UN entitled Uncommon Opportunities: Agenda for Peace and Equitable Development. Since 1995 he is also Executive Director, International Center for Peace & Development, (Napa, CA). As a management consultant, he has worked with major corporations in the USA, Europe and India and is co-author of two books on the process of corporate growth: The Vital Difference: Unleashing the Powers of Sustained Corporate Success, and The Vital Corporation: How American Companies Large and Small Double Profits in Two Years or Less. He also author of more than a hundred articles and papers on development, economics, peace, security, psychology and literary criticism.


Ivo Slaus: Honorary President of the World Academy of Art & Science, Former Chair of the Board of Trustees (2011). He is Chairman and Co-Founder of CADMUS. He is a Nuclear and Particle Physicist. He is also a Honorary member of the International Advisory Council of the Club of Rome and Former President of the Croatian Association of the Club of Rome; a member of the Pugwash Council and Former President of Croatian Pugwash; a Founding Fellow of Academia Europaea; a Member of the Managing Board of the Balkan Political Club; Chairman, International Network of Centres for Sustainable Development; Founder and Former Executive Committee Member of the European Physical Society; Fellow World Innovation Foundation, and a Former Member of the Parliament of Croatia. Professor Slaus is a Dean of the Dag Hammarskjold University College for International Relations and Diplomacy, Zagreb, Professor Emeritus at Rudjer Bošković Institute, Croatia, and was a Visiting Professor of Physics at Ucla, Georgetown University, Duke University, NCCU, as well as at several universities in Europe, and currently at the International Postgraduate School “Jozef Stefan”, Ljubljana. He is a member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, and Corresponding Member of the Montenegrin and Macedonian Academies. He has received National Awards for Research in 1962 and in 1969.


Alberto Zucconi: Is a clinical psychologist, former student and collaborator of the late Dr. Carl Rogers, one of the founding fathers of Humanistic Psychology and originator of the Client-Centred Therapy and the Person Centred Approach, a scientifically formulated paradigm that has impacted the fields of psychology, education and management. Dr. Zucconi is the president of the Person-Centred Approach Institute (IACP), a non-profit international organization, co-founded with Carl Rogers and Charles Devonshire and dedicated to research in human behaviour, the promotion of health and the training of professionals. IACP is a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for research, training and consulting in Health Promotion at the workplace in Italy and the Host Institution for the SOLVE programs of the International Labour Office (ILO) in Italy. Dr. Zucconi was a faculty member of the Western Behavioural Science Institute (WBSI) in La Jolla, CA., and is a fellow of the International Leadership Forum (ILF), an online global think thank, a senior staff member of the Carl Rogers’ Peace Institute that has organized with the United Nations University for Peace cross-cultural communication and conflict resolution meetings with heads of state and diplomats. Dr. Zucconi has been working internationally for 35 years as a trainer, lecturer and consultant for public and private organizations and is currently teaching Client Centred Therapy and the Person Centred Approach, at the post graduate level at the University of Siena (Italy), faculty of medicine. He has authored several articles and books focused on psychology, psychotherapy and health promotion and designed and directed various research projects.