Josh Boyd

Professor Director of Undergraduate Studies // Communication

Ph.D., Indiana University
M.A., Ohio University
B.A., Lipscomb University


Office Information

Office: BRNG 2274E
Office Phone: (765) 494-3333
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Monday 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm & Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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