Services

International Advisory Board Member, Journal of Media Management and Entrepreneurship (JMME), 2018-present.

Founder & Manager, Global Media Journals network (https://globalmediajournal.wordpress.com/), an online journal with 18 established editions throughout the world, 2002-present.

Founding President, Global Communication Association (www.globalcomassociation.com), 2007-present.

Distinguished Editorial Review Board, Journals of American Academic Research: (https://www.american-journals.com/about), 2017-present.

The International Research Board Member, The Berlin University of Digital Sciences. Germany, 2017-present.

Editorial Board Member, New Media Journal, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, 2015-present.

Editorial Board Member, the Journal of Media and Social Development, University of Mysore, India, 2017-present.

Editorial Board Member, The Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on the United States, 2004-present.

Editorial Advisory Board Member, Keio Communication Review, Institute for Media and Communication Research, Keio University, Japan, 2005-present.

Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Communication Studies, 2003-present.

Editorial Advisory Board Member, The IRIB Journal of Research and Assessment, 2008-present.

Honorary Board Member, Public Relations Society of Iran, 2015-present.

Editorial Board Member, Media Management Magazine, Tehran, 2005-present

Honorary Board Member, Public Relations Society of Iran (PRSI), 2015-present.

International Advisory Board Member, Global Media and Communication journal, Sage Publications, London, England, 2004-2009.

Co-Editor, Global Media Studies.  A scholarly book series published by the State University of New York Press, 1999-2008.

Steering Committee Member, Global Fusion Consortium, 2002-2007.

Editor, Danesh Bulletin, Danesh Institute, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1999-2002.

Editorial Advisory Board Member, Transnational Broadcasting Studies Journal, An electronic journals (http://www.tbsjournal.com) published by the Adham Center for Television Journalism, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 1999-2014.

Elected Member, Board of Directors, Danesh Institute, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1998-2016.

Chair, Program and Planning Committee, Cultural Environment Movement (late George Gerbner’s initiative), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1997-2001.

Elected Member, Board of Directors, Cultural Environment Movement, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996-1999.

Founding Member, Cultural Environment Movement, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1996-97 (in collaboration with the late scholar, George Gerbner).

Area Chair, Middle East Studies, Popular Culture Association, 1992-96.

Elected Public Relations Officer, Communicators of Northwest Indiana, 1990-91.

Chair, High School Publications Awards Committee, Communicators of Northwest Indiana, 1989-91.

Elected member, Board of Directors, The Communicators of Northwest Indiana, 1988-91.

Member, Marketing and Publicity Committee of the Community Center Development Corporation, Hammond, Indiana, 1995-96.