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Dr Diyako Rahmani

Senior Lecturer

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

Dr Diyako Rahmani received his PhD in intercultural communication from the Univerity of Jyvaskyla in Finland. Diyako teaches courses in intercultural and interpersonal communication, communication competence, and media studies. His research is mainly focused on online communication apprehension in organizational and interpersonal contexts. Due to his ethnic background, Kurdish studies is also another area of his research. 

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: (09)2136255
    Location: 28.B, QB3
    Campus: Albany

Prizes and Awards

  • Top 5-Paper - Peace and Conflict Communication Division of the National Communication Association (2016)
  • Top 5-Paper - Communication Apprehension and Competence Division of the National Communication Association (2016)
  • Top 4-Paper - Instructional Division of the International Communication Association (2016)
  • Park Presentation Award - Word Communication Association (2019)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Information Systems Security Compliance
Online Communication, Media & Technology
Culture and Evolution
Kurdish Studies

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Communication and Media Studies (200100): Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102): Cultural Studies (200200): Cultural Theory (200204): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication (200105)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Vahid, F., Hekmatdoost, A., Mirmajidi, S., Doaei, S., Rahmani, D., & Faghfoori, Z. (2019). Association Between Index of Nutritional Quality and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: The Role of Vitamin D and B Group. American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 358(3), 212-218
[Journal article]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Kelly, S., Rahmani, D., Jackson, K., Galy-Badenas, F., Lando, A., . . . Orunbekov, B. (2019). A multi-national validity analysis of the Personal Report of Communication Apprehension (PRCA-24). Annals of the International Communication Association. 43(3), 193-209
[Journal article]Authored by: Condon, S., Croucher, S., Galy-Badenas, F., Jackson, K., Rahmani, D.
Sadeghi, M., Vahid, F., Rahmani, D., Akbari, ME., & Davoodi, SH. (2019). The Association between Dietary Patterns and Breast Cancer Pathobiological Factors Progesterone Receptor (PR) and Estrogen Receptors (ER): New Findings from Iranian Case-Control Study. Nutrition and Cancer. 71(8), 1290-1298
[Journal article]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Kelly, S., Rahmani, D., Burkey, M., Subanaliev, T., Galy-Badenas, F., . . . Jackson, K. (2020). A multi-national validity analysis of the self-perceived communication competence scale. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication. 13(1), 1-12
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Galy-Badenas, F., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Ngwayuh, EN., Rahmani, D., & Zeng, C. (2019). Social desirability bias among prejudice instruments: An integrated threat. Journal of Intercultural Communication. 2019(50)
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Tang, Y., Zeng, C., Rahmani, D., Croucher, S., & Gilbert, L. (2018). The sculpture of tick-borne disease media coverage in the United States and China. Journal of Intercultural Communication. 48 Retrieved from https://www.immi.se/intercultural/
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Vahid, F., Shivappa, N., Hekmatdoost, A., Hebert, JR., Poustchi, H., Shamsipour, A., . . . Rahmani, D. (2018). Association of Pro-inflammatory Dietary Intake and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Findings from Iranian case-control study. International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 88(3-4), 144-150
[Journal article]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Kelly, S., Condon, SM., Campbell, E., Galy-Badenas, F., Rahmani, D., . . . Nshom, E. (2018). A longitudinal analysis of the relationship between cultural adaptation and argumentativeness. International Journal of Conflict Management. 29(1), 91-108
[Journal article]Authored by: Condon, S., Croucher, S., Galy-Badenas, F., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Zeng, C., Rahmani, D., & Cui, X. (2018). The relationship between organizational dissent and workplace freedom of speech: A cross-cultural analysis in Singapore. Journal of Management and Organization. 24(6), 776-792
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., & Croucher, SM. (2017). Minority groups and communication apprehension: An investigation of Kurdistan. Journal of Intercultural Communication. 2017(43)
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, S., Rahmani, D., Sakkinen, K., & Hample, D. (2016). Communication apprehension, self-perceived communication competence, and willingness to communication in Singapore. Journal of Intercultural Communication. 2016(40)
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., & Rahmani, D. (2015). How Facebook helps (or doesn’t help) newcomers adapt. Communication Currents. 10 Retrieved from https://www.natcom.org/communication-currents/how-facebook-helps-or-doesn%E2%80%99t-help-newcomers-adapt
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Sommier, M., & Rahmani, D. (2015). Intercultural communication: Where we’ve been, where we’re going, issues we face. Communication Research and Practice. 1(1), 71-87
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Sommier, M., Rahmani, D., & Appenrodt, J. (2015). A cross-cultural analysis of communication apprehension: A comparison of three European nations. Journal of Intercultural Communication. (38), 12-11 Retrieved from https://www.immi.se/intercultural/
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., & Rahmani, D. (2015). A Longitudinal Test of the Effects of Facebook on Cultural Adaptation. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication. 8(4), 330-345
[Journal article]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.

Book

Rahmani, D. (2019). Kurdish Media and Immigration Policies in the Kurdistan Regional Government: Refugee Crisis of 2015. In S. Croucher, JR. Caetano, & EA. Campbell (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Migration, Communication, and Politics. : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Rahmani, D.Edited by: Croucher, S.
Croucher, SM., Zeng, C., Rahmani, D., & Sommier, M. (2017). Religion, culture, and communication. In J. Nussbaum (Ed.) Oxford research encyclopedia of communication. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D. (2017). Intergroup conflict, WTC and CA: An analysis of minority and majority groups. In B. Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, P. Wilson, & SM. Croucher (Eds.) Approaches to conflict: Theoretical, interpersonal, and discursive dynamics. (pp. 175 - 192). : Rowman & Littlefield
[Chapter]Authored by: Rahmani, D.Edited by: Croucher, S.
Rahmani, D., & Zeng, C. (2017). Intercultural communication and health. In SM. Croucher (Ed.) Global perspectives on intercultural communication. (pp. 315 - 352). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Rahmani, D.Edited by: Croucher, S.
Rahmani, D. (2017). Apprehension and Anxiety in Communication. In . Howie Giles, & . Jake Harwood (Eds.) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. : Oxford University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Rahmani, D., & Sommier, M. (2015). Intercultural communication. In SM. Croucher (Ed.) Understanding communication theory: A practical approach. (pp. 114 - 147).
[Chapter]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.Edited by: Croucher, S.

Conference

Croucher, S., & Rahmani, D.(2019, May). Social desirability bias among prejudice scales: An integrated threat analysis. . Retreived from https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/ica/ica17/index.php?click_key=1&obf_var=6966588&PHPSESSID=bttuaab5g7boikf9me5oj3k9g6
[Conference]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., & Moazami-Goodarzi, A.Investigating the relationship between online communication apprehension and information security systems compliance.. . Tilburg, the Netherlands
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, S., Kelly, S., Rahmani, D., Subanaliev, T., Jackson, K., Galy-Badenas, F., . . . Orunbekov, B.A multi-national validity analysis of the Personal Report of Communication Apprehension (PRCA-24).. . Baltimore, MD
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Condon, S., Croucher, S., Jackson, K., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., & Moazami-Goodarzi, A.(2019, July). A descriptive model of online communication apprehension. .
[Conference]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, S., Rahmani, D., Galy-Badenas, F., Zeng, C., Albuquerque, A., Attarieh, M., . . . Nshom, E.(2018, May). Exploring the relationship among teacher confirmation, student motivation, and student emotional interest: The United States and Finland. .
[Conference]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., & Sheyholislami, J.Socio-political changes and naming practices of Kurds in Iran during the 20th century. . Prague
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Rahmani, D., Galy-Badenas, F., Zeng, C., Albuquerque, A., Attarieh, M., . . . Nshom, E.Exploring the relationship among teacher confirmation, student motivation, and student emotional interest: The United States and Finland. . Prague
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Galy-Badenas, F., Rahmani, D.
Zeng, C., Tang, Y., Rahmani, D., Croucher, SM., & Gilbert, LK.(2018). The sculpture of tick-borne disease media coverage in the united states and china. Paper presented at the meeting of Journal of Intercultural Communication
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Zeng, C., Tang, Y., Rahmani, D., Croucher, S., & Gilbert, L.(2017, November). The sculpture of tick-borne disease media coverage in the United States and China. . Retreived from https://www.natcom.org/nca-103rd-annual-convention-our-legacy-our-relevance
[Conference]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, S., & Rahmani, D.(2017, November). A longitudinal analysis of communication traits between immigrants and non-immigrants. . Retreived from https://www.natcom.org/nca-103rd-annual-convention-our-legacy-our-relevance
[Conference]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, S., Condon, S., Campbell, E., Galy-Badenas, F., Rahmani, D., Nshom, E., . . . Zeng, C.(2017, May). A longitudinal analysis of the relationship between adaptation and argumentativeness: A curvilinear relationship. . Retreived from https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/ica/ica17/index.php?click_key=1&obf_var=6966588&PHPSESSID=bttuaab5g7boikf9me5oj3k9g6
[Conference]Authored by: Condon, S., Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Condon, SM., Campbell, E., Galy-Badenas, F., Rahmani, D., Nshom, E., . . . Zeng, C.A Longitudinal Analysis of the Relationship between Adaptation and Argumentativeness: A Curvilinear Relationship. . San Diego, CA.
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Condon, S., Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Nshom, E., Zeng, C., & Rahmani, D.Social Desirability Bias among Prejudice Scales: An Integrated Threat Theory Analysis.. . San Diego, CA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D.Politics of Kurdish Migration. . Middlesex University, London, UK
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., & Sheyholislami,, J.I will change my name, if you prove me wrong. . Exeter University, Exeter, UK
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., & Rahmani, D.A Longitudinal Analysis of Communication Traits between Immigrants and Non-Immigrants.. . Dallas, TX
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., Attarieh,, M., Croucher, SM., Letule, N., & Nshom, E.Student-teacher interaction in the United States and Finland: A cross-cultural analysis of emotional interest, motivation, and teacher confirmation. . Fukuoka, Japan
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., & Croucher, SM.Socioeconomic Status of the Minority Groups and Communication Apprehension: An investigation of Kurdistan.. . Fukuoka, Japan
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Pirttinen, H., Garg, K., Rantapirkola, T., Valonen, R., Zeng, C., Rahmani, D., . . . Gilbert, L.TICK-TAG: Revolutionizing tick-borne disease diagnostics. . Helsinki, Finland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Rahmani, D., Zeng, C., & Galy-Badenas, F.Changes in conflict over time: A longitudinal examination of conflict style approaches.. . Philadelphia, PA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D.Intergroup conflict, WTC and CA: An analysis of minority and majority groups.. . Philadelphia, PA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Rahmani, D., Hample, D., & Säkkinen, K.Communication apprehension, self-perceived communication competence, and willingness to communicate in Singapore. . Lodz, Poland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., & Rahmani, D.Portugal according to the Nordics.. . Lisbon, Portugal
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Rahmani, D., & Croucher, SM.Communication Apprehension in Kurdistan: An Exploratory Analysis. . Lisbon, Portugal
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Rahmani, D., & Zeng, C.Examining the relationship between organizational dissent and humor orientation. . Las Vegas, NV
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.
Croucher, SM., Zeng, C., Rahmani, D., & Cui, X.The influence of communication traits on organizational dissent and the perception of workplace freedom of speech: A cross-cultural analysis in Singapore. . Chicago, IL
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Croucher, S., Rahmani, D.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 115.758 Interpersonal Communication at Work
  • 219.304 Cross-Cultural Communication

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Thao Nguyen - Doctor of Philosophy
    Integrated threat theory: Exploring the prejudice toward immigrant employees in the context of a multicultural workplace.
  • Hui Chen - Doctor of Philosophy
    Exploring the relationship between organizational dissent, corporate reputation and electronic communication

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