Dr. Jobia Keys is an Author, Educator and Children’s Media Expert. She is also a proud wife and mother of two children. She is an authority on diversity and inclusion, intercultural communication, and gender, race, and class in children's media. Dr. Keys is passionate about ensuring that children see positive, diverse images in media.
Dr. Keys’ first children's book, Grand Angel, debuted in 2015. Grand Angel uses scripture and poetic storytelling to provide satisfying answers for children about what happens when their loved ones pass away. Dr. Keys was inspired to write Grand Angel to help families initiate difficult conversations with young children about death.
She earned her B.S. in Communication from the University of Miami with specialties in Broadcast Journalism and Creative Writing, her M.A. from the University of Central Florida in Mass Communication, and her Ph.D. in Communication from Georgia State University.