Founding President

Prof. Dr. Yahya R. Kamalipour, North Carolina A&T State University, USA

Advisory Board Members

Prof. Dr. Aliaa Dakroury, Saint Paul University, Canada​

Prof. Dr. Banu Akdenizli, Northwestern University, Qatar

Prof. Dr. Bheemaiah Krishnan Ravi, Bangalore University, India

Prof. Dr. Hart Cohen, University of Western, Australia

Prof. Dr. Jose-Carlos Lozano, Instituto Tecnológico y de, Estudios Superiores, de Monterrey, Mexico

Mr. Krishna B. Mariyanka, GCA India Conferences Secretary; Director, Consultant, Ajira Global, India

Prof. Dr. Mahboub Hashem, American University, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Prof. Dr. Mike Friedrichsen, Stuttgart Media University and Humboldt School, Germany

Mr. Ming-Kuok Lim, Programme Specialist, Division for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO

Prof. Dr. Nadejda Greidina, Pyatigorsk State Linguistic, University, Russia

Prof. Dr. Payal Arora, Erasmus University, The Netherlands

Prof. & Dean Xiguang Li, Tsinghua University, China

​Prof. Krzysztof Gurba, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Chair of the Cathedral of Journalism, the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland

Prof. Dr. Zulhamri Abdullah, Deputy Dean (Research & Innovation), Faculty of Modern Languages & Communication, University of Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Yahya R. Kamalipour, PhD 
Department of Journalism & Mass Communication 
North Carolina A&T State University 
1601 East Market Street Greensboro, NC 27411 
​United States of America

Founding Manager, Global Media Journals Network (
Founding President, Global Communication Association (

​Tel: 336-334-7900 (office) or,
Personal website: Yahya R. Kamalipour (​​​​ 

The Inaugural Shanghai Conference Members of the Global Communication Association are:

  • ​​​Dr. Obaid Said Al-Shaqsi, Dean of Bayan College, P.O.Box 1842, Postal Code 130, Al-Athaiba, Sultanate of Oman, E-mails: or
  • ​​Professor Kang Liu, Director, Program in Chinese Media and Communication Studies, Duke University, North Carolina, USA,  E-mail:
  • ​​Prof. Xiguang Lee, Director, Center for International Studies, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, E-mail:
  • ​​Prof. Dai Yuanguang, Director, School of Film and Television, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, E-mail:
  • ​Prof. Sun Youzhong, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China, E-mail:
  • ​​Yahya R. Kamalipour, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Communication & Creative Arts, Purdue University Calumet (now Purdue University Northwest), Hammond, Indiana 

              E-mail:, or

Since its inauguration in 2007, GCA conferences have taken place in many countries around the world.

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