Timothy W. Kennedy
Department of Communication
University of Tampa
United States of America
Dr. Kennedy spent 11 years in Alaska developing communication between remote Eskimo villages and the government using videography. The Sky River Project, as the program was known, was very successful and has been adapted around the world in countries like India and South Africa. As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Kennedy later took the project to Fiji. His book, Where the Rivers Meet the Sky, is forthcoming. He is a Board Member of the Tampa Educational Cable Consortium. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the London-based International Institute of Communications (llC). Dr. Kennedy was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to the Fiji Islands.
Dr. Kennedy is a pioneering expert in the field of development communication, the concept of using modern communication technology to assist emerging peoples in governance.