Donald R Browne
Dr. Browne's current research investigates how minority groups present themselves and are presented through the electronic media in nations throughout the world, and what may be learned through comparison of the experiences of electronic media systems around the world. It also involves the ways in which community media services define and involve the communities they serve.
He has published six books and his research has appeared in such publications as Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Journal of Communication, European Journal of Communication, and Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research. His 2005 book explores the way ethnic minorities use electronic media.
He has received awards for teaching and research including the Central States Speech Association Outstanding Teacher Award and the Broadcast Education Association Outstanding Book of the Year Award. He was named as a Broadcast Education Association Distinguished Scholar in 2007 forhis lifetime record of scholarly achievement.
Dr. Browne teaches graduate courses on comparing electronic media systems, minority groups and electronic media, and historical and descriptive research methods.