James Warren Boyd received his BA, History from UCLA and his advanced degrees (MA English: Literature, M. A. Communication Studies: Performance Studies, Graduate Certificates in College Composition and Reading) from SFSU. His first experience in college instruction was as a Peace Corps Volunteer on faculty at the Teacher Training College (NKJO) in Radom, Poland. His goals as an instructor for RHET 103 and 130/131 at USF are to guide students' growth as scholars, writers, and public speakers through academic rigor, as well as to facilitate their intellectual and personal growth by encouraging them to critically examine the world around them. His creative non-fiction stories have been published in the literary journals Transfer, Memoir, The Schuylkill Valley Journal, The Tusculum Review, and the online Amarillo Bay, Diverse Voices Quarterly, and Superstition Review. His personal interests include storytelling, performance, film, track and field, cooking, theater, and museums.
- Awards & Distinctions
USF Distinguished Adjunct Teaching Award, 2017