The KUJHSS Executive Editorial Board (EEB) includes experts in the subject area that relates to KUJHSS. The executive editorial board oversees the process of KUJHSS's publication. EEB meets on a regular basis to discuss the latest submitted articles. 

KUJHSS's current Editorial Board

  1. Prof. Dr. Wali M. Hamad, Executive Publisher 
  2. Asst. Prof. Dr. Haidar Lashkry Khidr, Editor-in-Chief 
  3. Prof. Dr. Salah I. Yahya, Executive Editor
  4. Dr. Dilan M. Rostam, Executive Editor 
  5.  Asst. Lect. Muhammed K. Seyidgul Barzinji, Executive Editor
  6. Prof. Dr. Nihad A. Qadir, Section Editor 
  7. Prof. Dr. Jabar A. Abdulrahman, Section Editor 
  8. Asst. Prof. Dr. Nali J. Hamad, Section Editor 
  9. Dr. Rebwar A. Shekha, Section Editor 
  10. Dr. Hamid B. Abdulsalam, Section Editor 
  11. Dr. Hewa S. Khalid, Section Editor 

Advisory Editors (Associate Editors)

  1. Prof. Dr. Cinzia Pappi, Germany 
  2. Prof. Dr. Karel Novacek, Czech Republic
  3. Asst. Prof. Dr. Jaffer Sheyholislami, Canada
  4. Asst. Prof. Dr. Hashem Ahmadzadeh, Sweden
  5. Prof. Dr. Arif Ali Arif, Malaysia
  6. Asst. Prof. Dr. Esmail Mostafazadeh, Iran
  7. Prof. Dr. Zuhair Mohammed, Iraq
  8. Asst. Prof. Dr. Subhi Mohamied Saleh, Kurdistan Region- Iraq
  9. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Nesim DURU, Turkey
  10. Prof. Dr. Hashem A. Kilani, Jordan
  11. Asst. Prof. Dr. Shahzad Karim, Pakistan


  1. Asst. Prof. Dr. Nawzad A. Omar - Kurdish
  2. Dr. Elham M. Qadir - English
  3. Dr. Aseel S. Shamsaldin - Arabic


  1. Asst. Lect. Daban Q. Jaff


Wali M. Hamad, Executive Publisher

Dr. Wali M. Hamad is Professor and President of  Koya University since Feb 2015 and the Executive Publisher of Aro. He got his Ph.D. degree in the field of physical chemistry (Liquid crystal) at the University of Baghdad in 2001. He has served as dean of the Koya Technical Institute from May 2004 to November 2010. Dr. Wali led at the same time the Department of Oil Refinery for one year. He also actively worked for establishing the College of Science of the  Koya University. Dr. Hamad is an active member of the Teacher Federation and the Physics and Chemistry Society of Kurdistan. He has a number of scientific articles and books in the field of physical chemistry, and advanced thermodynamics as well as in fields of cultural science and politics which appeared in numerous peer-reviewed national and international journals and magazines. In addition, he has presented in numerous internationally peer-reviewed conferences. (see TAP). [e-mail:]
Haidar Lashkry Khidr, Editor-in-Chief 

Haidar Lashkry Khidr is an Assistant Professor at the Department of History, Faculty of Education, Koya University. Recently, he is the Vice President for Scientific & Postgraduate affairs. He has a B.A. in History from Salahaddin University (Erbil, 1999), M.A. in Islamic History from University Salahaddin (Erbil, 2004) and Ph.D. in Medieval History from University of Sulaimaniya (Sulainmaniya, 2010). Dr. Khidr has many published scientific books and research articles in the history of religions, Sufism, religions in Kurdistan, Islamic history. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Koya University Journal of Humanities and Scientific Affairs.
(see TAP). [e-mail:]
Dilan M. Rostam, Executive Editor

Dilan M. Rostam (Roshani) is a lecturer at the Department of Architectural Engineering at Koya University since 2012. He has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Civil Engineering/Structural design using computer application from Chalmers University in Sweden. He also has a Ph.D. in Civil /Structural Engineering using the virtual collaborative design from the University of Nottingham, UK. Dr. Rostam has long industrial experience in e.Management and applied computer in design work with several published articles. Dr. Rostam's expertise includes virtual collaboration and IT strategy in Higher Education, promoting student centered green, paperless university in an e-Smart academic community. As a lecturer, Dr. Rostam laid the foundation for a new novel course module "Vernacular Architecture in Kurdistan" which is unique in the region exploring native building habits in Kurdistan. He was a member of Executive Editorial of the first Kurdish Scientific eJournal ZANÍN published by Kurdish Scientists and MDs in the United Kingdom (KMSF), He is Editor-in-Chief of Aro the Scientific Journal of Koya University since it has been established in Jan 2013. (see TAP). [e-mail:]
Salah I. Yahya, Executive Editor

Dr. Salah I. Yahya is a Professor (Full), joined the Department of Software Engineering at Koya University in 2010. He has a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering and Ph.D. degree in Communication and Microwave Engineering. He is a Consultant at the Iraqi Engineering Union. Dr. Yahya has many scientific publications; (2) books [1] and [2], (13) Journal Articles and more than (31) conference papers. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE-USA and a member of AMTA-USA, SDIWC-Hong Kong. Dr. Yahya is a regular reviewer of the Electromagnetics Academy, Cambridge, USA, PIERS Journals publications, since 2009, Science and Engineering of Composite Materials Journal and International Journal of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, as well as, a regular reviewer of SDIWC conferences. His h-index is (6). (see TAP). [e-mail:]
Muhammed K. Seyidgul Barzinji, Executive Editor

Mr. Barzinji has a B.A. degree in Turkish Language & Literature, Koya University, Kurdistan Ragion, (2009), M.A. degree in Modern Turkish Literature, Ankara University, Turkey (2015), He joined the Faculty of Humanity and Social Science (FHSS) at Koya University as an Asst. Lect. at the Department of Turkish Language & Literature In the Academic year 2016-2017. Now he is an academic member at Department of History,  Quality Assurance Official at FEDU and member at Malay Gawra Research Center, (see TAP),