Todd Boyd

USC School of Cinematic Arts
The Katherine and Frank Price Endowed Chair for the Study of Race and Popular Culture

Holding the Katherine and Frank Price Endowed Chair for the Study of Race and Popular Culture in the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Todd Boyd is a leading expert on popular culture. He has written pioneering works on race, media, sports and hip hop culture, including Young, Black, Rich and Famous: The Rise of the NBA, the Hip Hop Invasion and the Transformation of American Culture (2003), and Am I Black Enough for You? Popular Culture from the ’Hood and Beyond (1997).

Boyd is a frequent commentator on National Public Radio and national TV news programs.