Dr. Mughees-uddin Sheikh earned his PhD in Mass Communication and Master (MA) in Journalism from University of USA. Previously he has gained Maser (MA) from Punjab University. Dr. Sheikh is renowned international
Dr. Mughees-uddin Sheikh earned his PhD in Mass Communication and Master (MA) in Journalism from University of IOWA, USA. Previously he has gained Maser (MA) from Punjab University. Dr. Sheikh is renowned international scholar, educationist and analyst. He was bestowed upon John F Murray Award (USA). His more than fifty research papers have been published internationally.
Dr. Sheikh joined Superior University as Dean of the Department of Mass Communication Management Studies. He has previously been the Director of Institute of Communication Studies, Punjab University. He is undisputedly recognized as the mentor of majority of qualified Pakistani media personnel.
Dr. Mughees-uddin Sheikh started his teaching career in 1976 from Department of Mass Communication Gomal University as lecturer. Later, he joined Punjab University, Lahore in 1982 and served there for 28 years. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Department in 2003. With his progressive vision he enhanced the image of the Department and converted it into an Institute of high ranking in South Asia. He modernized the curriculum and improved the standard of Doctoral & M. Phil Programs. He is the pioneer of introducing course work for M. Phil and Ph. D. programs. In addition, he introduced BS 4-year programme and Master Programme of Film & TV Production.
He reviewed Encyclopaedia of International Media and Communication, USA. He was therein awarded Fellowship Salzburg Seminar (Austria). He is the recipient of Presidential Award “Izaz-i-Fazeelat” and University Best Teacher Award by HEC. He is the awardees’ of Quaid-e-Azam Gold Medal and Excellence Crown Award (International Public Relations Association).
He is the first unanimously elected President of Pakistan Media Educators Council and a member of Board of Studies of all the major universities of Pakistan. He is the nominee of Chancellor as Education Expert and as member of academic council, university of Gujrat. He was acknowledged Mass Media Laureate/XVIth Star Award 2005, Leader of the New Millennium Gold Medal/XVIIth Star Award 2006 and the Star Laureate Award/XVIIIth Star Award 2007 by South Asia Publications.