Indian American Appointed as Director of Journalism School in Kansas State UniversityHot Buzz

May 23, 2018 05:50
Indian American Appointed as Director of Journalism School in Kansas State University

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An Indian-American, chair of the nationally accredited Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Norfolk State University has been appointed as  new director of the esteemed A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kansas State University.

Nikhil Moro, presently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in media law, emerging technology and international communication at Norfolk state. He as well founded and directed a research collective in South Asian Media, Culture & Arts at University of North Texas.

He will be taking over Kansas State University in the month of July, according to press release on Kansas State website.

“Recognized as a visionary leader, Moro holds a national reputation as a scholar and teacher of digital media law,” the University said.

Moro was in collaboration with four universities in India and likewise wrote for various newspapers including, The Networker, Coffeeland News, The Times of India, Andolana and Readers Digest. He serves on several editorial boards, consults frequently in internet law and co-edits the journal of Contemporary Thought. He has a doctorate in communication law from Ohio State University.

“We are pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Nikhil Moro as director for the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications. With Dr. Moro’s national reputation in digital media law and leadership qualities, we are confident that he will take the school of journalism and mass communication to a higher level of distinction,” Dean Amit Chakrabarti quoted on K-State website.

By Sowmya Sangam

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