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Achal Mehra


Achal Mehra

Visiting Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BTech: IIT Kanpur, 1980
  • PhD: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1985

Email: achal -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 9/208
VOIP: 2712

  • Selected Publications

    1. Free Flow of Information: A New Paradigm. GREENWOOD PRESS, Westport, Conn, USA. (1986).
    2. Communication Development and Human Rights in Asia. Co-editor with Cees J. Hamelink. Asian Mass Communication Research & Information Center, Singapore. and Institute for Social Studies, The Netherlands.(1990).
    3. Newspaper Management in the New Multimedia Age.Editor. Unesco-Amic, Singapore. (1988).
    4. Press Systems in Asean States.Editor. Asian Mass Communication Research & Information Center, Singapore. (1989).
    5. Communication Structures in Asia and the Pacific: Present State and Future Prospects.Editor. Major Programme I. Reflections on World Problems & Future-Oriented Studies. Bureau of Studies and Programming. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris. (1988).

  • Work Experience

    • Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Feb 2018 to present)
    • Editor and Publisher, Little India Magazine, BiggerIndia.com
    • Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Feb 2013 - Dec 2015)
    • Director, Communications Program & Associate Professor, Albright College (1989-2001)
    • Senior Program Specialist (Training), Asian Mass Communication Research and Information, Singapore (1987-1989)
    • Visiting Scholar, Center for Asian Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe (1987).
    • Editorial Consultant, International News Division, Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, China (1985-1986)
    • Assistant Professor, News Editorial Sequence; Chair, Curriculum Committee; Chair, Committee for Developing Master of Art Program, Department of Journalism & Mass Communications, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley (1983-1985).