Josh Boyd

  • Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Ph.D., Indiana University
    M.A., Ohio University
    B.A., Lipscomb University

Department Information

Communication // Faculty

Office Information

  • Dr. Boyd teaches COM 204 (Critical Perspectives on Communication), the writing intensive course that is part of the pre-communication requirement. Teaching is his favorite part of the job; he won Purdue's 2010 Murphy Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, as well as the College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award.

    • Representative Publications
      • “A tool instead of a chore: Measuring student learning gains in order to improve instruction.” Communication Teacher (2018). With Melanie Morgan.
      • “Organizational rhetoric:  A subject of interest(s).”  Management Communication Quarterly (2011).  With Damion Waymer.
      • "A different kind of [text]book: Using fiction in the classroom," Communication Education (2004)
      • “The rhetorical construction of trust online.”  Communication Theory (2003).
      • "Selling home: Corporate stadium names and the destruction of commemoration," Journal of Applied Communication Research (2000).

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