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Mr. Robert R. Basow, MBA

Associate Professor Emeritus
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
M.B.A., Saint Louis University
Primary office:
Stauffer-Flint Hall, 208
University of Kansas, William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Stauffer-Flint Hall, 1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7575
Second office:


Consumer research on media habits and preferences in emerging democracies, IMC in China


M.B.A., Saint Louis University
B.S., Journalism, University of Kansas

Selected Publications

Basow, R. R. (2013). Opening of Agatha’s Imani (“peace”) House, the first shelter for battered women in Kenya [Other].
Basow, R. R. (2013). Osborne Library Opening in Maai Mahiu, Kenya [Other].
Basow, R. R. (2012). Videos on microfinance, women’s health, literacy and construction/drip irrigation projects in Maai Mahiu, Kenya, June 2012. [Other].

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Selected Presentations

Basow, R. R. (6/6/2013 - 6/8/2013). Improving Strategic Communication for Anglican Clergy in Nakuru, Kenya. Conference for Anglican Clergy in the Diocese of Nakuru Province, Kenya, June, 2013.
Basow, R. R. (7/31/2010). Creating a Social Norms Campaign at KU. Taking Social Norms to a New Level, Montana Summer Institute. Big Sky, MT
Basow, R. R. (4/30/2010). Engaging the University Community in Achieving Sustainability. Higher Education and the Greater Good: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century, New England Regional Campus Compact Conference. Burlington, VT
Basow, R. R. (10/31/2008). The Increasing Importance of Strategic Communication. University Continuing Education Conference. Kansas City, MO
Basow, R. R. (3/31/2004). IMC in China, Changes in Markets, Media and Regulation. American Academy of Advertising Conference. Baton Rouge, LA
Basow, R. R. (3/31/2004). The Convergence Success Story at KU. American Academy of Advertising Conference. Baton Rouge, LA

Selected Awards & Honors

Steeples Award for Service to Kansans
University of Kansas
Katich Award for Creativity
University of Kansas School of Journalism
Service Award
KU Center for East Asian Studies
Brinkmann Award for Teaching
University of Kansas School of Journalism
Fulbright Professorship at Lanzhou University, China.
Council for International Exchange of Scholars, U.S. State Dept.
Faculty Excellence in Service Learning
KU Center for Civic and Social Responsibility
2013 - Present

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