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  • 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. 

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

Prof. Jude W.R. Genilo, PhD

Professor & Dean

Overview

Jude William Genilo is the Dean of the School of Social Science and Head of the Media Studies and Journalism Department of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He is concurrently Director of ULAB's Institutional Quality Assurance Cell. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy and Master's Degree in Communication from the University of the Philippines-Diliman. He also has undergraduate degrees in Economics and Management from De La Salle University-Manila. Before joining ULAB, he headed the postgraduate program of the London School of Public Relations-Jakarta and served as a research fellow at the Kasertsart University Research and Development Institute in Thailand. He received numerous awards such as ASIA Fellows Awards and the UN Foundation-International Communication Association Research Grant Award. He is author/editor of the books: Community-Based Communication: A New Approach to Development Communication; Bangladesh's Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces (with Prof. Brian Shoesmith); and Revisiting Anwar Hossain's '71 (with Muhammad Abdul Kader).

Research & Awards

Ambassador for Bangladesh, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). 2015 to present.

Vice Chancellor Award for Service to the University. October 2016. Awarded by the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.

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.

Work Experience: 

  • Dean, School of Social Sciences and Head, Media Studies and Journalism Department, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), February 2009 to present.
  • Director, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), January 2015 to present.
  • Programme Director, Postgraduate Programme with majors in Corporate Communication, Marketing Communication, Mass Communication and Journalism. London School of Public Relations – Jakarta. January 2006 to January 2009.
  • Visiting Research Fellow. Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute, Kasetsart University, 50 Phaholyothin Road, Ladjao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900 Thailand. October 2004 to July 2005.
  • Information Officer, Global Environment Facility/United Nations Development Programme/International Maritime Organization Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia. January 2001 to December 2001.
  • Adjunct Faculty, Graduate and Undergraduate Departments, College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman, Quezon City. June 2000 to April 2001.
  • Programme Officer, United Nations Development Programme/Global Environment Facility/Small Grants Programme (UNDP GEF SGP). January 2000 to December 2000.
  • Chairperson/Associate Professor, Communication Department, Assumption College, San Lorenzo Village, Makati City. June 1990 to May 1997.
  • Coordinator, Community Communications Program, PROCESS Foundation, Bel-air III, Makati City. June 1990 to February 1992.

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, 

Gender Representation in Bangladeshi Media and its Influence on Youth: A Study in Selected Locations of Dhaka.  Jude William Genilo, Sarkar Barbaq Quarmal and Md. Shazzad Hossain.  Plan International Bangladesh.  June 2018.

Revisiting Anwar Hossain’s ’71. Editors: Jude William Genilo and Muhammad Abdul Kader. Somoy Prokashon and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.  Dhaka City. 2016. 92 pages. ISBN: 978-984-91799-7-9

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. 

State of the Art Analysis of Bangladesh in: E-government for Women Empowerment in Asia and the Pacific Country Profiles. United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). http://egov4women.unescapsdd.org/country-overviews. January 2018

Rethinking Crisis Communication at a Time of Climate Change: Lessons from the Philippines in Communication, Culture and Ecology: Rethinking Sustainable Development in Asia. Editor: Kiran Prasad. Springer International Publishing Singapore. 2017. ISBN 978-981-10-7103-4.

Communication Management in Bangladesh B-Schools: Acceptance and Resistance. Co-author: Sarkar Barbaq Quarmal. Economic Environment of Business: Issues and Policy. Bharti Publication, Delhi. 2016.

Small Circulation, Big Impact: English Language Newspaper Readability in Bangladesh. Advances in Journalism and Communication (AJC). Scientific Research Publishing. Vol.4 No.4 2016. http://www.scirp.org/journal/AJC/.

Collectively Defining Agricultural Innovations: A Philippine Rice Farming Village in Dialogue. The Global Journal: Communication for Development and Social Change. University of Queensland. Brisbane, Australia. Hampton Press. Volume 2, Number 3, 2008.

Knowledge Management at the Village Level: How Thai Farmers Incorporate Technologies to Improve Production Systems. Southeast Asian Management Journal. Faculty of Business and Management. University of Indonesia. April 2007. 25 pages.

Community-based Communication Model for Development: A Paradigm Shift in Development Communication. UAP Communications Review. Institute of Communication, University of Asia and the Pacific (UAP), Pasig City, Philippines. Fourth Quarter 2004. 20 pages.

Holidays Without Blinkers: Alternative Travels for the Curious. One of the articles under the Chapter on Marketing. Consumer Lifelines: A Resource Book for Consumer Journalists. Louise Crosby and Anwar Fazal (editors). International Organization of Consumers Union. Penang, Malaysia. 1991. 3 pages.

Smokescreen Over the Philippines. One of the articles under the Chapter on Tobacco. Consumer Lifelines: A Resource Book for Consumer Journalists. Louise Crosby and Anwar Fazal (editors). International Organization of Consumers Union. Penang, Malaysia. 1991. 4 pages.

Community Communications Revisited. Sarilakas Grassroots Development. PROCESS Foundation. Makati City, Philippines. Vol. VI. No. 3. Third Quarter 1991. 8 pages.

Asia Technology: Reaching for the Third Wave. Sarilakas Grassroots Development. PROCESS Foundation. Makati City, Philippines. Vol. VI. No. 2. Second Quarter 1991. 4 pages.

A Grounded Practical Theory Reconstruction of Municipal Budget Deliberation in Rural Philippines IJAPS (International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies), Scholar One.

 

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.

Bangladesh/ Encyclopedia of Journalism
Sage Publications, Online(On Going).

Conference Proceedings

Networking Conference on Journalism Education Connecting to the Professionals
Comilla University/DW Akademie, Comilla, Bangladesh.

Rules on Bangladesh Accreditation Council Certificate 2019.
Bangladesh Accreditation Council, Dhaka .

International Higher Education Symposium.
British Council , Dhaka .

E-Learning in Times of Crisis.
AMIC, Online (from the Philippines).

Innovative Universities: World's Universities with Real Impacts.
Hanseatic League of Universities, Online (from Korea).

Changing Trends in Journalism Education.
Networking Conference on Journalism Education Connecting to the Professionals , Comilla University/DW Akademie.

Journalism Education in Bangladesh: From Aspiring Journalists to Career Professionals
Networking Conference on Digital Journalism, University of Chittagong.

Creative Works

Journalism Education in Bangladesh.
Article 19 South Asia/DW Akademie, Dhaka City

Institutional Accreditation Workshop.
IQAC ULAB, ULAB.

COVID 19 and Vulnerable Communities.
Asia Centre Bangkok,Online (from Thailand).

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