Shaké Ketefian, EdD, RN, FAAN, is an internationally recognized educator, researcher, and scholar, with over 40 years of varied contributions to nursing. Her publishing experience includes acting as author, reviewer, and editor on both the international and domestic stages; she has written or edited multiple articles, journals, books, book chapters, and monographs. Among her research and scholarly interests are research utilization to improve practice and education, ethical decision-making and improvement of practice environments, scientific integrity, knowledge development issues across cultural settings, and international nursing doctoral education. She has held many academic and academic-administrative positions at research-intensive institutions; including serving as director of doctoral and postdoctoral studies at Michigan. She is a co-founder and founding President of the International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing.