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Dr. Dumova has been engaged in the work of the following committees, groups and outreach activities:

Point Park University

School of Communication, Point Park University

Editorial and Reviewing Activities

Founding Editor, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies (DOI: 10.4018/IJICST, ISSN: 2155-4218, EISSN: 2155-4226)

Dr. Dumova is the founding editor of journal coverthe International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies (IJICST), a peer reviewed scholarly publication. It focuses on a broad spectrum of existing and emerging Internet-based technologies, their applications, functions, and services. IJICST seeks to explore multidimensional relationships between technology and contemporary society with the purpose of broadening the interdisciplinary body of knowledge pertaining to various aspects of existing and evolving interactive communication systems, platforms, components, devices, interfaces, tools, and techniques. The journal is an official publication of the Information Resources Management Association.

Associate Editor

Pennsylvania Communication Annual

Editorial Board Member

Journalism & Mass Communication Educator

Consulting Editor

Communication Yearbook,
International Communication Association, Vol. 29, 2005

Manuscript Reviewer

Review of competitive research papers and panels for the Pennsylvania Communication Association, Eastern Communication Association, National Communication Association, and Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
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Book Reviewer

Journal of the American Society for Information
Science and Technology

Online Course Reviewer

Introduction to Web Authoring
, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Tenure and Promotion External Reviewer

Served on multiple occasions as an external evaluator for tenure and promotion committees in the United States and abroad.

Conference Organizing

Leadership Roles in Professional Organizations

Membership in Professional Organizations

Center for Intercultural New Media Research

International network of scholars and clearinghouse for scholarship on the impact of new media on human communication across cultures, nations, and geographical divides. Inspired by the unique potential of new media technologies, the Center’s research activities focus on the role of new media in fostering intercultural dialogue between diverse populations, private and public multinational organizations, and governments worldwide.

Pittsburgh Technology Council, Pittsburgh, PA PTC logo

Since 1983, the Pittsburgh Technology Council has been the principal point of connection for companies and professionals from the technology industry within the 13-county region of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA)

The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (formerly International Academy of the Visual Arts) is an assembly of leading professionals dedicated to recognizing the rapidly evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. A diverse, an invitation-only group of 600+ members consisting of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms from all 50 states and 15 countries worldwide, the AIVA's mission is to honor, promote and encourage creativity by providing a benchmark standard of excellence for evaluating media design, production and distribution. Every year AIVA members serve as judges of the Communicator Award, which is the leading international creative awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals.

Communicator Awards logoThe Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, audio, and interactive media. In 2014, it received more than 6,000 entries from advertising and interactive media agencies, media production firms, in-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design and public relations firms.

Pennsylvania Communication Association (PCA)
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The Pennsylvania Communication Association promotes teaching, scholarship, service, and has an ongoing commitment to the discipline of human communication.

Eastern Communication Association (ECA)
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The Eastern Communication Association is a professional organization of scholars, teachers, and students of Communication Studies in the Northeastern and Middle States regions of the United States. It is the oldest professional communication association in the U.S.

National Communication Association (NCA)
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  • Member, Communication Assessment Division
  • Member, Mass Communication Division
  • Member, Human Communication & Technology Division
  • Member, Instructional Communication Division
NCA is the largest national organization to promote communication scholarship and education. It advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry. By supporting study, criticism, research, teaching, and application of the artistic, humanistic, and scientific principles of communication, NCA aims to improve the quality of human life and the use of knowledge to solve human problems.

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

AEJMC The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication is the oldest and largest alliance of journalism and mass communication educators at the college level. AEJMC's mission is to promote the highest possible standards for journalism and mass communication education and encourage communication research.

International Communication Association (ICA)ICA logo

A major international professional communication association, ICA aims to promote research in communication worldwide, utilizing its journals, conferences, and network of professional relationships.

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

AACE logoThe Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), founded in 1981, is an international, educational organization with the mission of advancing information technology in education and e-learning research.