Chad Stuart Owsley

Doctoral Student

Chad Stuart Owsley is a doctoral student in journalism studying media history. Owsley’s interest is in Emerging Media (EM) – how computer-driven news personalization will affect human news and information consumption, attempting to design a prediction model for how humans will respond to artificially-generated news information, along with studying the effects Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other EM has on cross-cultural awareness and understanding, particularly in software-programed news dissemination.

Owsley is an American photographer, photojournalist, news editor, and educator who has taught visual news media courses – Photojournalism, Multimedia Communication for News, Television Production, and Convergent Journalism – at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies for eight years. He has also worked as the editor in charge of Silk Road Post, and visual editor at and Guangzhou Morning Post Elite Weekly under the Guangzhou Daily Press Group, and Guangdong Television (GDTV) as a foreign reporter and program pilot host.

Owsley earned his master’s degree in journalism from Boston University, for which he wrote Jiujiang 9 Rivers, a photo documentary book on contemporary life in a mid-tier city in Mainland China.

Updated: September 22, 2020