Guo-Ming Chen is Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Rhode Island. He was the recipient of the 1987 outstanding dissertation award presented by the NCA International and Intercultural Communication Division. Chen is the founding president of the Association for Chinese Communication Studies. He served as Chair of the ECA Intercultural Communication Interest Group and at-large member of the SCA Legislative Council, and currently he is the President of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies. He is also the co-editor of Intercultural Communication Studies, China Media Research, and International and Intercultural Communication Annual, and serves on the editorial board of different professional journals.
Chen’s primary research interests are in intercultural/organizational/global communication. In addition to receiving various awards and honors, Chen has published over 150 papers, book chapters, and essays in Communication Yearbook, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, China Media Research, Human Communication, Communication Research Reports, Intercultural Communication Studies, The Howard Journal of Communications, Journal of Psychology, etc.
Chen has (co)authored and (co)edited 35 books and journal special issues, including Foundations of Intercultural Communication, Communication and Global Society, A Study of Intercultural Communication Competence, Dialogue Among Diversities, Study of Chinese Communication Behaviors, Chinese Conflict Management and Resolution, Introduction to Intercultural Communication, Theories and Principles of Chinese Communication, Asian Perspective of Culture and communication, Communication Research Methods, Communication Theories, and others.
Chen continues to be active in teaching, scholarship and in professional, university, and community services.