Dr. Bosah Ebo is an award-winning Professor in the Department of Communication, Journalism and Media at Rider University. He teaches Communication Ethics, Intercultural Communication, International Communication, and Communication, Culture and Media. He also teaches Communication and Gender in the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. Previously, Dr. Ebo was the Director of the Multicultural Studies Program at Rider University, where he taught Race, Class and Gender; and Power and Privilege in a Multicultural Society. Dr. Ebo has also taught in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at Rider University, and was the Director of the Minorities Journalism Workshop at Rider University. He served as the President of Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars at Rider University. His professional experiences include working as a researcher for the Carnegie Foundation For The Advancement of Teaching at Princeton University.
Dr. Ebo’s research interests are in the areas of Digital Divide, Sociology of Media and International Communication. He has published two books and co-published one book, and has published and presented over 40 articles at national and international conferences.
Dr. Ebo has served as an External Examiner for Doctoral Dissertation for Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, and as Editorial Board Member for The American Communication Journal. He has served as a Manuscript Referee for the Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Canadian Journal of African Studies (University of Montreal) and Pine Forge Press. Dr. Ebo has served on research paper panels for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), International Communication Association (ICA), and Eastern Communication (ECA).
Dr. Ebo served as Book Reviewer for Public Relations: A Values-Driven Approach, Allyn and Bacon, and Book Reviewer for Effective Public Relations. Seventh Edition, Prentice Hall. He was a Prospectus Reviewer for Spinning the Web: A Handbook for Public Relations on the Internet. Prentice Hall, and Prospectus Reviewer for Communication and Diversity. WCB Brown & Benchmark Publishers.
- Ph.D., Mass Communication (International Communication), School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
- M.A., Department of Communication (Organizational Communication), University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
- B.S., Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
- B.S., Economics, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Honors and Awards
- Rider University Distinguished Teaching Award, 1994
- Fulbright Senior Scholar, Communication Sciences, Germany, 1997
- Faculty Award, Student Support Services, Rider University,1997
- Doctoral Fellowship, Frederick Douglass Institute of African and African-American Studies, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1987
- Murray Dissertation Scholarship, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 1978
- Best Thesis Award (Master’s Thesis), Department of Communication, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 1981
- Ebo, Bosah (ed.). Cyberimperialism: Global Relations in the New Electronic Frontier. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2000
- Ebo, Bosah (ed). Cyberghetto or Cybertopia: Race, Class and Gender on the Internet. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1998
- Rusciano, Frank with Roberta Fiske-Rusciano, Bosah Ebo, John Pollock and Sigfredo Hernandez. World Opinion and the Emerging International Order. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1998.