Yahya R. Kamalipour received the 2013 ITERA Research Award for his pioneering work with online scholarly journals, including Global Media Journal.
Dr. Kamalipour is professor of mass and international communication, head of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts, and Director of the Center for Global Studies, Purdue University Calumet, Indiana, USA. His areas of interest and research include international communication and new communication technologies. He has delivered invited speeches in every continent, interviewed by over 100 global media, and published 14 books, including Global Communication, 2nd edition, and Politics in the Digital Age. IN addition to serving on the advisory and editorial boards of a number of prominent communication journals and professional organization, Kamalipour is the founder and managing editor of Global Media Journal, co-founder and co-editor of Journal of Globalization for the Common Good, and founder and chair of the Global Communication Association. He earned his PhD. in Communication at the University of Missouri-Columbia.