Founder & 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

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

The founding members of Global Communication Association are below:

  • ​​​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 Journalism & Mass Communication, North Carolina A&T State University, 

              E-mail:, or

Gradually, other major universities throughout the world will be invited to join GCA. Each member will sponsor an annual conference on a timely global communication theme.

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

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Founder & President, Global Communication Association (

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