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Douglas Boyd

Professor


Office: 248 Grehan

Phone: 859-257-7809

Email: Boyd [at] email.uky.edu

Personal Website: http://comm.uky.edu/boyd

Education
B.F.A. 1962, University of Texas-Austin; M.A. 1970, University of Maryland; Ph.D. 1972, University of Minnesota.

Specialties
Comparative systems of broadcasting, international broadcasting, broadcasting and national development, new media technology.

Bio
Douglas A. Boyd Boyd is Professor, Department of Communication, School of Journalism and Media, and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, University of Kentucky. Since coming to Kentucky in 1987, he has held several administrative positions, including Dean of the College of Communications and Information Studies, Associate Provost for International Affairs, and Chief of Staff in the office of the President. He previously held faculty positions at the University of Delaware and University of Maryland, College Park, and was a Fulbright Professor at Cairo University in Egypt. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has been a commercial broadcaster, an employee of the Department of Defense in Saudi Arabia, employee and consultant at the Voice of America, and worked at the British Broadcasting Corporation’s Office of International Broadcasting and Research in London. Boyd is the author of 60 academic articles and three editions of Broadcasting in the Arab World: A Survey of the Electronic Media in the Middle East and 60 refereed academic publications. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media and Journal of Communication.

Awards
College of Communication and Information Excellence in Research Award 2016; Distinguished Education Service Award, awarded by the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) 2014

Curriculum Vitae


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Courses Taught

An examination of the interplay between the technology and content of the mass communication media.
Special Topics/Issues in International/Intercultural Communication examines the current and the alternative perspectives in the field of study. Topics/Issues such as the New World Information and Communication Order, Information/Communication Technologies, Communication and Development, Transborder Data Flows, etc., are studied.
Examines important issues in communication from a global perspective. In-depth study of international communications systems, international information flow, problems that occur in communicating with members of different cultures or subcultures, and development of theories and strategies for improving international communicatinos at the mass, organizational, and interpersonal levels.

Books and Monographs

Boyd, Douglas A. Broadcasting in the Arab World: A Survey of the Electronic Media in the Middle East. (Third Edition). Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 1999.

Boyd, Douglas A. Broadcasting in the Arab World: A Survey of the Electronic Media in the Middle East. 2 (Second Edition). Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 1993.

Boyd, Douglas A., Straubhaar, Joseph D, and Lent, John A. Videocassette Recorders in the Third World. New York: Longman, 1989.

Boyd, Douglas A. Broadcasting in the Arab World: A Survey of Radio and Television in the Middle East. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Egyptian Radio: Tool of Political and National Development."" Journalism Monographs, Number 48, February, 1977.

Book Chapters

Straubhaar, Joseph D., and Boyd, Douglas A. ""International Broadcasting"" Global Communication (Second Edition). Yahya R. Kamalipour, editor. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2007.

Boyd, Douglas A., ÒThe Impact of Electronic Media in the Arab World,Ó International Communication: Concepts and Cases. Kwadwo Anokwa, Carolyn A. Lin and Michael B. Salwen, editors. Belmont, CA: Thomson-Wadsworth, 2003.

Straubhaar, Joseph D., and Boyd, Douglas A. ""International Broadcasting"" Global Communication. Yahya R. Kamalipour, editor. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2002.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""Saudi Arabia's International Media Strategy: Influence through Multinational Ownership,"" Mass Media, Politics & Society in the Middle East. Kai Hafez, editor. Crisskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2001.

al-Makaty, Safrean S., Boyd, Douglas A., and Van Tubergen, G. Norman, ""A Q Study of Reactions to Direct Broadcast Satellite Television Programming in Saudi Arabia. Civic Discourse and Digital Age Communications in the Middle East. Leo A. Gher and Hussein Y. Amin, editors. Stamford, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 2000. (Reprinted from the Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.)

Boyd, Douglas A., ""History of International Broadcasting"" Challenges for International Broadcasting V. Howard Aster and Elzbieta Olechowska, editors. Oakville, Ontario, Canada: Mosaic Press, 1999.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""Transnational Arabic-Language Radio Broadcasting: Who is Transmitting and Listening."" Challenges for International Broadcasting III. Howard Aster and Elzbieta Olechowska, editors. Oakville, Ontario, Canada: Mosaic Press, 1998.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""Television in the Arab World,"" Television: An International History Anthony Smith, editor. London: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""Saudi Arabia: The Electronic Media in the Desert Kingdom."" The International World of Electronic Media. Lynne S. Gross, editor. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""Star Television."" Challenges for International Broadcasting III. Howard Aster, editor. Oakville, Ontario, Canada: Mosaic Press, 1995.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""Arab Audiences for Gulf War Coverage: Where did they Turn and Why? The 1,000 Hour War: Communication in the Gulf. Thomas McCain and Leonard Shyles, editors. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""International Broadcasting to the Middle East in Arabic: A Survey of Broadcasters, Motivations, and Audiences."" Challenges for International Broadcasting II. Quebec, Canada: Les Presses Inter Universitaire, 1993.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""The Effects of New Media, Political Developments, and Social Change on International Radio Consumption Patterns."" Challenges for International Broadcasting I. Howard Aster, editor. Oakville, Ontario, Canada: Mosaic Press, 1991.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Video Cassette Recorder in the U.S.S.R. and Soviet-Bloc Countries,"" The VCR Age: Home Video and Mass Communication. Mark R. Levy, editor. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1989.

Straubhaar, Joseph D., and Boyd, Douglas A. ""Adoption and Use of Videocassette Recorders in the Third World."" Media Use in the Information Age: Emerging Patterns of Adoption and Consumer Use. Jerry L. Salvaggio and Jennings Bryant, editors. Hillsdale: NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1989.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Adwan, Nawaf. ""The Gulf States, Jordan, and Egypt."" Video World-Wide. Manuel Alvarado, editor. London: John Libbey, 1988.

Refereed Academic Articles

Christopher Sterling, Claude-Jean Bertrand, Douglas Boyd, Donald Browne, Susan Tyler Eastman, Kenneth Hardwood, Rebecca Hayden, John Kitross, and Lemuel Schofield. ÒSydney W. Head (1013-1991): Remembering the Founder of Modern Broadcasting Studies.Ó Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Vol. 50, No. 3 (2006), 557- 566.

Boyd, Douglas A. ÒSharq al-Adna/The Voice of Britain: The U.K.Õs ÔSecretÕ Arabic Radio Station and Suez War Propaganda Disaster.Ó Gazette, Vol. 6 (2003), 443-455.

Goldsby, Thomas J., and Boyd, Douglas A. ÒWorldSpaceÕs Satellite-Delivered Radio Service and the Market for Digital Receivers in the Middle East and Africa.ÓJournal of Radio Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2001), 29-53.

Boyd, Douglas A. ÒHebrew-Language Clandestine Radio Broadcasting During the British Palestine Mandate.Ó Journal of Radio Studies, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Winter 1999), 101-115.

Marghalani, Khalid, Palmgreen, Philip, and Boyd, Douglas A. Ã’The Utilization of Direct Satellite Broadcasting (DBS) in Saudi Arabia, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Vol. 42, No. 3 (Summer 1998), 297-314.

Luther, Catherine A., and Boyd, Douglas A. ""American Occupation Control over Broadcasting in Japan, 1945-1952,"" Journal of Communication, Vol. 42, No. 2 (Spring 1997), 39-59.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""International Radio Broadcasting in Arabic: A Survey of Broadcasters and Audiences,"" Gazette, Vol. 59, No. 6 (December 1997), 445-472.

Al-Makaty, Safran, Boyd, Douglas A., and VanTubergen, G. Norman. ""A Q-Study of Reactions to Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) Television Programming in Saudi Arabia,"" Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 20, No. 4 (Summer 1997), 50-64.

Lindlof, Thomas, and Boyd, Douglas A. ""Mentoring Untenured Communication Faculty at Research Institutions,"" Feedback, Vol. 38, No. 1 (Winter 1997), 16-25.

Al-Makaty, Safran, VanTubergen, G. Norman, Whitlow, S. Scott, and Boyd, Douglas A. ""Attitudes Toward Advertising in Islam,"" Journal of Advertising Research, Vol. 36, No. 3 (May/June 1996), 16-26.

Auter, Philip J, and Boyd, Douglas A. ""DuMont: The Original Fourth Television Network,"" Journal of Popular Culture, Vol. 29, No. 3 (Winter, 1995), 63-83.

Amin, Hussein Y, and Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Development of Direct Broadcast Television to and within the Middle East,"" Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. XVII, No. 2 (Winter, 1994), 37-49.

Al-Makaty, Safran, Boyd, Douglas A., and VanTubergen, G. Norman. ""Source Credibility During the Gulf War: A Q- Study of Rural and Urban Saudi Arabian Citizens,"" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 71, No. 1 (1994, Spring), 55-63.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Milton Shatzer. ""Television Viewing Habits of Saudi Arabian Young Adults,"" Gazette, Vol. 51 (1993), 137-148.

Amin, Hussein Y., and Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Impact of the Home Video Cassette Recorder on Egyptian Film and Television Consumption Pattern,"" Communications/Die EuropŠische Zeitschrift fŸr Kommunikation (The European Journal of Communication), Vol. 18 (1993), 77-87.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""French- and English-Language Broadcasting in Quebec: The Evolution of Radio and Television in a Bilingual Society,"" Howard Journal of Communications, Vol 3, Nos. 3&4 (Winter-Spring, 1992), 218-229.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Lebanese broadcasting: Unofficial electronic media during a prolonged civil war,"" Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Vol. 35, No. 3 (Summer, 1991), 269-287.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Asi, Morad. ""Transnational Radio Listening Among Saudi Arabian University Students,"" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 68, No. 1Ú2 (Spring/Summer, 1991) 211-215.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""International Broadcasting to the Arab World: Cultural, Economic and Political Motivations for Transnational Radio Communication,"" Gazette, Vol. 44, No. 2, 1989, 107-127.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""L'Žvolution des mŽdias Žlectroniques dans Le Moyen Orient aujourd'hui,"" [""The Evolution of the Electronic Media in the Contemporary Middle East""] Revue de l'Occident Musulman et de la MŽditerranŽe, Vol. 47, 1988, 23-34.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Third World Pirating of U.S. Films and Television Programs from Satellites,"" Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Vol. 32, No. 2 (Spring, 1988), 149-161.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Radio and Television Audience Research in the Middle East: Why Don't the Arabs do it? Communications/Die EuropŠische Zeitschrift fŸr Kommunikation (The European Journal of Communication), Vol. 1 (1987), 13-28.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Home Video Diffusion and Utilization in the Arabian Gulf States,"" American Behavioral Scientist, Vol. 30, No. 5 (May/June, 1987), 544-555.

van Tubergen, G. Norman, and Boyd, Douglas A. ""Third-World Images of America: Media Importance among Jordanians,"" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 63, No. 3 (Autumn, 1986), 607-611.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Pirate Radio in Britain: A Programming Alternative,"" Journal of Communication, Vol. 36, No. 2 (Spring, 1986), 83-94.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""International Radio Broadcasting: Technical Developments and Listening Patterns in the Developing World,"" Space Communication and Broadcasting, Vol. 4, No. 1 (March, 1986), 25-32.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Information Sources and Images of the United States and Japan: A Q-Study of Adult Jordanian Males,"" Communication Yearbook, 9, Margaret McLaughlin, editor. 1986, 593-610.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Straubhaar, Joseph D. ""Developmental Impact of the Home Video Cassette Recorder on Third World Countries,"" Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Winter, 1985), 5-21.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Janus Effect? Imported Television Entertainment Programming in Developing Countries,"" Critical Studies in Mass Communication, Vol. 1, No. 4 (1984), 379-391.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Najai, Ali M. ""Adolescent Television Viewing in Saudi Arabia,"" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 61, No. 2 (Summer, 1984), 295-301, 351.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Radio Free America: The U.S. Government's Reaction to Pirate Radio,"" Central States Speech Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Fall, 1983), 203-209.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Cross-Cultural International Broadcasting in Arabic,"" Gazette, Vol. 32, No. 3, (1983), 143-168. Boyd, Douglas A. ""Illegaler Rundfunk und der Zerfall einer Nation: Das libanesische Beispiel,"" Rundfunk und Fernsehen, Vol. 31, No. 2 (1983), 183-93.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Broadcasting Between the Two Germanies,"" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 2 (Summer, 1983), 232-39.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Benzies, John Y. ""SOFIRAD: France's International Commercial Media Empire,"" Journal of Communication, Vol. 33, No. 2 (Spring, 1983), 56-69.

Boyd, Douglas A., and MacKay, Don. ""An Analysis of Ten International Radio News Broadcasts in English to Africa."" Political Communication and Persuasion, Vol. 2, No. 2 (1983), 159-176.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Radio and Television in Iraq: The Electronic Media in a Transitionary Arab World Country."" Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 18, No. 4 (October, 1982), 400-10.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Saudi Arabian Broadcasting: Radio and Television Broadcasting in a Wealthy Islamic State."" Middle East Review, Vol. 12/13, No. 4/1 (Summer/Fall, 1980), 20-28.

Schreiber, Elliot, and Boyd, Douglas, A. ""How the Elderly Perceive Television Commercials."" Journal of Communication, Vol. 30, No. 1 (Winter, 1980), 61-70.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Kushner, James. ""Media Habits of Egyptian Gatekeepers."" Gazette, Vol. 25, No. 2 (1979), 106-

Boyd, Douglas A. ""A Q-Analysis of Mass Media Usage by Egyptian Elites."" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 3 (Autumn, 1978), 501-07, 539.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""International Broadcasting in Arabic to the Middle East and North Africa."" Gazette, Vol. 22, No. 3 (1976), 183-96.

Boyd, Douglas A., and Kushner, James. ""A Planning Strategy for Cross-Cultural Survey Research."" Broadcast Monographs: Issues in International Broadcasting, No. 2 (1976), 126-33.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Development of Egypt's Radio: 'Voice of the Arabs' Under Nasser."" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 4 (Winter, 1975), 645-53.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Arab States Broadcasting Union."" Journal of Broadcasting, Vol. XIX, No. 3 (Summer, 1975), 311-20.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Pre-History of the Voice of America: U.S. Short-Wave Broadcasting to 1942."" Public Telecommunications Review, Vol 2, No. 6 (December, 1974), 38-45.

Rarick, David, Townsend, Jim, and Boyd, Douglas A. ""Adolescent Perceptions of Police: Actual and as Depicted in TV Drama."" Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 50, No. 3 (Autumn, 1973), 438-46.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Story of Radio in Saudi Arabia."" Public Telecommunications Review, Vol. 1, No. 2 (October, 1973), 53-60.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Saudi Arabian Television."" Journal of Broadcasting, Vol. XV, No. 1 (Winter, 1970-71), 73-8. 6

Other Publications

Boyd, Douglas A. ÒBroadcasting in the Arab World,Ó Proceedings of United Nations Symposium on Dynamic Development or Aerial Assault: Global Television and its Effects on the Economies and Cultures of the Developing World. George Dessert, editor. New York, 2001.

Boyd, Douglas A. ÒThe Evolution of Journalism and Mass Communication Studies in the Middle East,Ó International Mass Media Communications Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, May, 1997, 5-15.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""Dishes in the Desert: International Broadcasting to and Within the Arab World,"" World Radio TV Handbook, (1994), 568-569.

Boyd, Douglas A., ""The Middle East: A New 'Line in the Sand' for the Media,"" Media Studies Journal, Vol 7, No. 4. 1993, Fall, 133-140

Boyd, Douglas A., Straubhaar, Joseph D, and Lent, John A. ""But Some of Us Prefer Video,"" Intermedia, Vol. 18, No. 2 (1990, March-May), 34-35.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""The Gulf States, Lebanon, and Iraq,"" International TV and Video Guide, 1987, 228-235. Boyd, Douglas A. ""Egypt,"" ""Saudi Arabia,"" International TV and Video Guide, 1986, 91-94; 177-179.

Boyd, Douglas A. et al. ""Science in the Space Age,"" Science: The Islamic Legacy. Published by Aramco World Magazine, 1986.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""VCRs in Developing Countries: An Arab Case Study."" Media Development, Vol. 32, No. 1 (1985), 5-7.

Christie, John, Moody, Patricia, and Boyd, Douglas A. ""ARABSAT: The Impact."" Aramco World Magazine, March- April, 1985, 18-23.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Local Television Production in the Arab World: A Challenge for the 1980s,"" 1981 Almanac: The Annual of the International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, March, 1982.

Boyd, Douglas A. ""Gulf States Arabize Airwaves,"" World Broadcast News, Vol. 2, No. 12, August, 1980, 14-17.