Yahya R. Kamalipour is professor and head, Department of Communication and Creative Arts, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, U.S.A. His areas of research include globalization, media impact, international communication, stereotyping, and new communication technologies. Kamalipour has 10 published books. He is founder and managing editor of a groundbreaking electronic publication, GLOBAL MEDIA JOURNAL (www.globalmediajournal.com), with editions in Arabic, English, Chinese, and Spanish. Kamalipour has given presentations in Egypt, Canada, China, Iran, Kenya, Mexico, Slovenia, United States, and taught courses at universities in Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Iran, and Oxford (England). In addition to numerous mass media appearances and interviews, his articles have appeared in professional and mainstream publications in the U.S. and abroad. Kamalipour earned his Ph.D. degree in Communication from University of Missouri-Columbia, M.A. degree in Mass Media from University of Wisconsin-Superior, and B.A. degree in Mass Communication from Minnesota State University.Kamalipour, Yahya R. is the author of 'Global Communication ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780495050278 and ISBN 049505027X.