Basilio Monteiro, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Mass Communication, and Director of the Graduate Program International Communication at St. John’s University, NY. His specialization is in the area of International Communication, and teaches Communication and Global Development, Media and Public Policy, Media and the Politics of Peacebuilding, Media and Human Rights, Media and Public Diplomacy, Ethics in Digital Ecology among other related subjects. His area of research, besides his academic area, covers ICT and the internationalization of human rights, education and social justice, social media in conflict zones, media and sustainable development goals, communication and theology, education in globalized economy, the role of humanities in information/knowledge economy.
Basilio earned a Ph.D. at The Union Institute and University (Ohio) in Mass Communication and Media Studies.
His areas of particular research interest are international communication and development, media and public policy, theology of communication.