Professor Joseph M. Chan Elected ICA Fellow
With much excitement, the School and C-Centre are honored to announce that Prof. Joseph Man Chan was recently elected ICA Fellow by the most prestigious group of leading scholars at International Communication Association (ICA). Receiving his ICA Fellow ribbon on May 24 at the 2014 ICA Annual Conference in Seattle, Prof. Chan becomes the first Chinese communication scholar to receive this preeminent recognition for his outstanding academic contributions. More than a personal achievement, this is a milestone event that all Chinese communication scholars should celebrate.
In their nomination letter, Prof. Cynthia Stohl (ICA former president) and Prof. Jack Qiu wrote: Prof. Joseph Chan clearly deserves the eminent international recognition of an ICA Fellow because he is “an exemplary researcher, teacher, and pillar of intellectual community”. The nomination package also includes letters of support from Prof. Patrice Buzzanell, Prof. Akiba Cohen, Prof. David Weaver, and Prof. Zhongdang Pan.
At this year's ICA Annual Conference, Prof. Chin-Chuan Lee, a former colleague who worked in CUHK for many years, received the Aubrey Fisher Mentorship Award for his outstanding mentorship. On Saturday May 24, a joint reception -- "C-Celebration" -- hosted by CUHK and CityU of HK took place in the Issaquah room of the Sheraton Seattle hotel. About 100 scholars and students from around the world joined the celebration including the ICA President, two ICA Former Presidents, and such distinguished communication scholars as Prof. Elihu Katz, Prof. Monroe Price, and Prof. Sandra Braman. After attending the celebration, Prof. Zhi'an Zhang refers to the event in his Weibo post as "the glory of Chinese communication research".
ICA Fellow Plaque
Congratulatory card for Prof. Joseph Chan
Prof. Joseph Chan speaking at the ICA Joint reception
ICA former president Prof. Cynthia Stohl speaking at the ICA Joint reception
ICA president Prof. François Heinderyckx speaking at the ICA Joint reception
Prof. Joseph Chan receiving the ICA Fellow blue ribbon from ICA Fellows Chairman Prof. Joseph Turow
ICA former president Prof. Akiba Cohen speaking at the ICA Joint reception
Prof. Chin-Chuan Lee and Prof. Joseph Chan receiving their plaques at the ICA award ceremony, with them were Prof. Jack Qiu and Prof. Baohua Zhou
Prof. Chin-Chuan Lee, Prof. Yuezhi Zhao and Prof. Joseph Chan
Prof. Klaus Krippendorff and Prof. Joseph Chan at the ICA Fellows Breakfast
Prof. Monroe Price speaking at the ICA Joint reception
CCA president Prof. Yu-li Liu speaking at the ICA Joint reception
Prof. Joseph Chan receicing the ICA Fellow plaque from ICA president Prof. François Heinderyckx
Prof. Jack Qiu speaking at the ICA Joint reception
Prof. Louisa Ha, Prof. Jack Qiu, Prof. Joseph Chan, Prof. Carolyn Lin, and Dr. Grace Leung
Prof. Joseph Chan with doctoral students
Prof. Donna Chu and Prof. Joseph Chan
Prof. Joseph Chan, Prof. Elihu Katz and Prof. Katz’s wife
Prof. David Weaver and his wife waving to Prof. Joseph Chan
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