Brian has written over 35 published academic studies and presented over 65 academic conference papers. He taught political communication and advocacy studies for six years at James Madison University, and also taught communication courses at the University of Missouri, Southwest Baptist University, and for the Junior Statesmen Program at Northwestern University. ​His research, which often addresses issues of religious and political rhetoric, influences his books and journalistic pieces.

If you are interested in reading any of his work or finding out more about a particular project, email at BrianTKaylor@gmail.com. You can find publications and papers on his CV here. You ​​can view his “Google Scholar” profile here.

Selected Academic Awards/Honors

  • 2014 Summer Research Grant, James Madison University College of Arts & Letters
  • 2013 Rising Star, James Madison University
  • 2013 Professor-in-Residence, Mennonite Central Committee – Washington Office
  • Seed Grant, James Madison University Center for Instructional Technology
  • 2011 Lynn E. May Study Grant, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
  • 2011 Award for Teaching Excellence, James Madison University Chapter of the National Society for Leadership & Success
  • 2009 Dissertation of the Year Award, Religious Communication Association
  • 2009 Top Paper Award in the Eastern Communication Association’s Political Communication Division
  • 2009 Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award, University of Missouri Graduate School
  • 2008 Graduate Research Award, University of Missouri Department of Communication
  • 2007 Top Paper Award in the Central States Communication Association’s Graduate Student Caucus
  • 2006 Frank and Lila Gilman Memorial Fellowship Award, University of Missouri Department of Communication
  • 2006 Top Student Paper Award in the Central States Communication Association’s Communication Theory Division
  • 2004 Top Paper Award in the Sooner Communication Conference’s Graduate Division
  • 2003 Top Student Paper Award in the National Communication Association’s Pi Kappa Delta Division
  • 2002 Top Student Paper Award in the National Communication Association’s Pi Kappa Delta Division

Academic Publications