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Barbara Kaye

333 Communications Building

Professional Summary:

*20 years of full-time collegiate teaching.

*Published 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Co-authored three textbooks – one in 4th ed.

*Presented 100 peer-reviewed conference papers and panels.

*Scholarly works cited just over 7,500 times (Google Scholar. September, 2020).

*Most cited article in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly and Atlantic Journal of Communication.

*College “Researcher of the Year” Award, 2004, 2019.

*Selected to attend the Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy.

*Twice named a NATPE fellow.

*Taught in Italy (spring 2006 and summer 2012), Austria (summer 2007), and Taiwan (August 2017).

Dr. Kaye  research articles have appeared in such journals as Journalism & Mass Communication QuarterlyJournal of Broadcasting and Electronic MediaHarvard International Journal of Press/PoliticsSocial Science Computer ReviewJournal of Computer Mediated CommunicationAtlantic Journal of  Communication, and Mass Communication & Society.  Moreover, two of her papers are recognized in the Top 100 of the most important works ever published in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, and one is the top most cited article for the journal.



Ph.D., Florida State University

M.S.B.A., Marketing, San Francisco State University

B.S., Journalism/Advertising, California Polytechnic State University -San Luis Obispo


Research Interests: 
Users and uses of online political information
Profanity on television
Media Effects