Joyceen S. Boyle, PhD, RN, FAAN

Adjunct Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Adjunct Professor, College of Nursing, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA

Expertise Areas:

Transcultural Topics, International Health, Women’s Health, Transcultural Health Care, Cultural Theories and Models

Cultural Groups: Hispanic-Mexican, Guatemalan-Ladino and Maya, Middle Eastern, African American, Native American

Clinical Topics: Public Health/Community Nursing, Transcultural Nursing, International Health, Women’s Health, Immigrant/Refugee Health, Research Methodology, Qualitative methods, Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, Historical methods

Languages spoken, read/write*:

English and Spanish

Select Publications:


Andrews, M. M. & Boyle, J. S. (Eds). (2012). Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care, (8th ed.). Philadelphia: PA: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

 Journal Articles

Boyle, J. S. (2019). An Early History of the Journal of Transcultural Nursing.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 30, (6), 537.

Messias D.K.H., McEwen MM. & Boyle J. (2015). Undocumented Migration in the United Sates: An overview of historical and current policy contexts. Nursing Outlook, 63(1), 60-67.

McEwen, M.M. & Boyle, J. (2015). Undocumentedness and public policy: The public policy  impact on communities, individuals and families along the Arizona/Sonora Border. Nursing Outlook, 63(1), 77-85.

Lori, J.R. & Boyle, J. (2015). Forced Migration: Health and human rights issues among refugee populations. Nursing Outlook, 63(1), 68-76.(Awarded Nursing Outlook “Best Article”, 1916).

Updated 01/2021