Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Osabuohien Amienyi

Chair, Department of Media



  • PhD, Bowling Green State University
  • MA, Northern Illinois University
  • BS, Tennessee State University

Teaching Specialties

  • Video Production
  • Media Advertising & Sales
  • Media Management
  • International Communication
  • Communication Theory and Research

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Developments in International Communication,
  • Role of Communication in National Development and National Integration
  • Issues in Political Communication


  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication


Dr. Osa Amienyi was a film producer and videographer in Nigeria and worked in radio and television in the U.S. His research on national development has appeared in a variety of national and international publications. He is author of the book, Communicating National Integration: Empowering Development in African Countries (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2005), and received a Fulbright Fellowship to teach and conduct research at The University of Malawi - The Polytechnic in 2005.  He became chair of the Department of Radio-Television in 2007.