Board of Directors

The ISPR Board of Directors

The International Society for Presence Research conducted its first election during July 2010 and the individuals below have been elected to 2 year terms on the organization’s Board of Directors.

If you have questions or suggestions regarding ISPR, or would like to help serve the organization and the telepresence community, please contact one of the Board members or send a message to

Matthew Lombard (President)
Media Interface and Network Design Lab (M.I.N.D. Lab)
Department of Media Studies and Production
Mass Media & Communication Doctoral Program
Temple University

Phil Turner (Vice-President of Administration)
School of Computing
Edinburgh Napier University

Robby Ratan (Vice-President of Development)
Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media
Michigan State University

Astrid Marieke von der Pütten (Vice-President of Membership)
Universität Duisburg-Essen

Vicky McArthur (Student Officer)
York University
Ontario, Canada

Frank Biocca
Media Interface and Network Design Lab (M.I.N.D. Lab)
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse University
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

Cheryl Campanella Bracken
School of Communication
Cleveland State University

Jonathan Freeman
i2 media research ltd.
Department of Psychology
Goldsmiths College
University of London

Wijnand IJsselsteijn
Media Interface and Network Design Lab (M.I.N.D. Lab)
Human-Technology Interaction Group
Department of Technology Management
Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands