Dr. Robin Harris served for decades in cross-cultural contexts, including ten years in northern Russia. She earned MAs in Intercultural Studies and Ethnomusicology and completed her PhD in Music/Ethnomusicology from University of Georgia Athens in 2012. In addition to serving as an Assistant Professor at GIAL’s Center for Excellence in World Arts in Dallas, she speaks at colleges and conferences about World Arts and its application to cross-cultural work. She also serves as the President of the International Council of Ethnodoxologists (ICE), a global network for arts and mission workers that she helped to launch in 2003. Her publications include co-editing Worship and Mission for the Global Church: An Ethnodoxology Handbook (William Carey Library, 2013) and The Sakha Olonkho: Safeguarding a Siberian Epic Song-Story Tradition(forthcoming with University of Illinois Press).