Lance R. Askildson, Ph.D
Lance Askildson, Ph.D. serves as Provost & Senior Vice-President and a Professor of Linguistics at Chaminade University of Honolulu.
As Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Askildson leads the university’s deans, faculty and academic enterprise as a whole while also serving as the principal deputy to the President. Prior to his role at Chaminade University, Dr. Askildson was the Assistant Provost and founding Director of the Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures at the University of Notre Dame as well as Vice-Provost & Chief International Officer at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta.
Dr. Askildson is a scholar of second language acquisition, language learning technology and international studies; he has published numerous books and articles in his areas of expertise and previously served as the Managing Editor of the IALLT Journal for Language Learning Technology. He holds a diplomatic appointment as a United Nations Fellow for Sustainability and is the founder and chairman of the United Nations Institute for Training & Research regional education and training center for sustainability in Honolulu (CIFAL Honolulu).