Dave A. Louis, Ph.D. will be spending time in Germany at the Universität Bremen’s International Graduate School for Dynamics in Logistics. His research, teaching, and dissemination activities will be focused on cross cultural mentoring in academia and knowledge transfer. He will also be engaged in enhancing their international outreach and pedagogical strategies for international students. He collaborated with the International Graduate School in the past with a partnership with Jimma University in Ethiopia and Texas Tech University. He has a book chapter in press, with his co-author and IGS collaborator, entitled “Observations and perceptions on a doctoral research seminar in engineering and logistics” in N. Megow, M. Freitag & H. Kotzab (Eds.). Dynamics in Logistics: Twenty-Five Years of Interdisciplinary Logistics Research in Bremen, Germany.