Stephen M Croucher (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2006) is the Professor and Head of the School of Communication, Journalism, and Marketing at Massey University. He is also the Wellington Regional Director of the Massey Business School. He researches immigrant cultural adaptation, religion and communication, statistics, and conflict. He has also explored how religion influences communication behaviors. He is the winner of numerous top paper awards at regional, national, and international conferences, has authored more than 100 journal articles and book chapters, authored/co-edited 10 books, and given keynote addresses in more than 20 nations. He serves on the editorial boards of more than 10 journals, and served as the editor of the Journal of Intercultural Communication Research (2010-2019) and Speaker & Gavel (2010-2015).