Faculty Profile

Areas of Interest
Mass Communication, ICT Policy, Public Relations and Development Communication.

Prof. Jude W.R. Genilo, PhD

Professor & Dean

Overview

Doctor of Philosophy in Communication (minor in Sociology), College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman, Quezon City. 2004.

Master of Arts in Communication, Major in Communication Research, College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman, Quezon City. 1994.

Bachelor of Arts (Major in Economics) and Bachelor of Science in Commerce (Major in Management of Financial Institutions), De La Salle University (DLSU), Malate, Manila. 1986.

Prof. Jude has been teaching and working for around 30 years in various academic and development-oriented institutions.  Before joining ULAB, he headed the postgraduate program of a prestigious public relations school in Jakarta, Indonesia, and served as a research fellow at the Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute (KURDI) in Bangkok, Thailand. He has received numerous awards such as ASIA Fellows Awards for 2004–05 and the UN Foundation-International Communication Association Research Grant Award. In 2014, He received from CMO Asia the Education Leadership Award for 2014.  He is author of the book, Community-Based Communication: A New Approach to Development Communication (Great Books Publishing), and co-editor (with Brian Shoesmith) of the anthology, Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces (Intellect UK). He is editor of the BIID/ULAB Working Paper Series on ICT for Development.

Research & Awards

Vice Chancellor Award of Excellence for Outstanding Faculty.  Awarded by the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. (2014).

Education Leadership Award. Awarded by CMO Asia at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore. (2014)

ULAB Research Grant Inaugural Awards. Project Proposals: Constructing Local Environment Knowledge and Practices in the Sundarbans (with Dr. Sumon Rahman and Mohammad Kader) and Women Citizenship in Digital Bangladesh (with Marium Akther). Sponsored by: University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (2013)

Designing for the First World: The Rest Saving the West. Honorable Mention. Project Title: Pow¬dered Neem as Fast Food Condi¬ment. Co-authors: Rah-man Faizur Rafique and Ommul Fatema. Sponsored by: Kickstarter Project, New York City. (2010)

Best Faculty for Postgraduate Programme. Awarded by the London School of Public Relations-Jakarta. (2008)

UN Foundation/International Communication Association Seed Grant Awards. Project Title: Identifying Obstacles in Delivering UN Messages to Local Communities: The Case of a Philippine Natural World Heritage Site. Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. (2005-2006)

Asia Fellows Awards. Asian Scholarship Foundation. Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand. (2004-2005)

Professorial Chair for Communication. Assumption College, Makati City. (1995-1996).

Pi Gamma Mu International Social Science Honors Society (for excellence in the Social Sciences). Alpha Chapter. University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.  April 1994.  

Publications

Books

Shoesmith, B. and Genilo, J.W. (2013). Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Genilo, J.W. (2004). Community-based Communication: A New Approach to Development Communication. Quezon City: Great Books Publishing, 

Journal Articles

Genilo, J.W. and Sharif, MR. (2015).  Tobacco industry governance and responsibility discourses in Bangladesh. South East Asia Journal of Public Health.  Vol. 5, No. 2. ISSN 2220-9476.

Genilo, J.W. and Akther, M. (2015). Women’s Inclusion in Digital Bangladesh. ICT for Development Working Paper Series.  Vol. 5 No. 1. Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute on ICT for Development and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. ISSN 2307-0099.

Genilo, J.W. (2014). Exploring the Social Exclusion of Women in the ICT Profession. Communicare Journal.  Vol 1 No 1.  Jakarta: London School of Public Relations Jakarta

Genilo, J.W., Akther, M and Haque, M. (2013). Attracting and Keeping Bangladeshi Women in the ICT Profession. ICT for Development Working Paper Series.  Vol. 3 No. 2. Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute on ICT for Development and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. ISSN 2307-0099.

Genilo, J.W. (2012). Theoretical Exploration on Women Exclusion in the ICT Profession. ICT for Development Working Paper Series.  Vol. 2 No. 2. Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute on ICT for Development and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. ISSN 2307-0099.

Genilo, J.W. (2012). Digital Inclusion: Constructions of ICT Award Giving Bodies. ICT for Development Working Paper Series.  Vol. 2 No. 1. Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute on ICT for Development and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. ISSN 2307-0099.

Genilo, J.W. and Akther, M. (2011). New Media, Knowledge Acquisition and Participatory Governance in Rural Bangladesh. ICT for Development Working Paper Series.  Vol. 1 No. 1. Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute on ICT for Development and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. ISSN 2307-0099.

Genilo, J.W., Akther, M and Chowdhury, IA. (2011). A Survey of Public Relations Practice in Bangladesh  Media Asia. Volume 38 Number 4. Singapore: Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC).  

Genilo, J.W., (2010). Communication and the Construction of Local Knowledge in Thai Rice Farming Villages.  Millennial Asia. Vol. 2. New Delhi: Association of Asian Scholars. 

Genilo, J.W. (2009). Community-Based Communication: A New Approach to Development Communication.  The Asian Scholar. Issue No. 3.  Bangkok: Asian Scholarship Foundation. 

Chapters

Shoesmith, B. and Genilo, J.W. (2013). Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: An Introduction. In Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Editors: Brian Shoesmith and Jude William Genilo.  Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Genilo, J.W., Bhowmick, BC and Shoesmith, B. (2013). Radio in Bangladesh: Growth, Decline and Transformation. In Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Editors: Brian Shoesmith and Jude William Genilo.  Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Genilo, J.W., Islam, S and Akther, M. (2013). Narratives on Digital Bangladesh: Shared Meanings, Shared Concerns. In Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Editors: Brian Shoesmith and Jude William Genilo.  Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Genilo, J.W. and Shafi, AM. (2013). Television, Discursive Spaces, and the Public Sphere of Bangladesh. In Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Editors: Brian Shoesmith and Jude William Genilo.  Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Genilo, J.W. and Chowdhury, IA. (2013). Public Relations in Bangladesh: Past Discourses, Future Trends.  In Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Editors: Brian Shoesmith and Jude William Genilo.  Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Shoesmith, B. and Genilo, J.W. (2013). Conclusion: A Final Word on Market Forces and the Bangladeshi Mediascape. In Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Editors: Brian Shoesmith and Jude William Genilo.  Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

Shoesmith, B. and Genilo, J.W. (2013). Conclusion: A Final Word on Market Forces and the Bangladeshi Mediascape. In Bangladesh’s Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces. Editors: Brian Shoesmith and Jude William Genilo.  Bristol, UK and Chicago, USA: Intellect.

The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.