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PRSA 2017 International Conference

Oct. 8–10 | Boston

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“The Best of Public Relations Journal” of 2013–2014

Professional Development Workshop Set 2

PRSA’s Public Relations Journal is an open-access, online scholarly journal available at www.prsa.org/prjournal. This session features the “Top Five Articles” published in the Journal during the past year, and chosen by a sub-committee of the Journal’s Editorial Review Board. Moderators include Robert I. Wakefield, Ph.D.,APR, editor, PRSA’s Public Relations Journal, and associate professor, Department of Communication, Brigham Young University, and Donald K. Wright, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, former editor, PRSA’s Public Relations Journal, IPR Research Fellow, Harold Burson professor and chair in public relations, College of Communication, Boston University.

You’ll also:

"Millennials' Perceptions About Diversity in Their PR Agencies"
(Spring 2013;  Vol. 7, No. 2)
Tiffany Derville Gallicano, Ph.D., associate professor, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon

"Profiling Public Relations Practitioners' Work-Life Conflict: From a Diversity Lens"
(Spring 2013; Vol. 7, No. 2) 
Hongmei Shen, Ph.D.,APR, associate professor, School of Journalism & Media Studies, San Diego State University
Hua Jiang, Ph.D., assistant professor, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

"Perceptions of Wikipedia by Public Relations Professionals: A Comparison of 2012 and 2013 Surveys"
(Summer 2013: Vol. 7, No. 3) 

Marcia W. DiStaso, Ph.D., assistant professor, College of Communications, Pennsylvania State University

"Toward the Establishment of Ethical Standardization in Public Relations Research, Measurement and Evaluation"
(Summer 2013; Vol. 7, No. 3)

Shannon A. Bowen, Ph.D., professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of South Carolina
Donald W. Stacks, Ph.D., professor, public relations, School of Communications, University of Miami, and IPR Research Fellow

"Dictating the News: Understanding Newsworthiness From the Journalistic Perspective"
(Winter 2014; Vol. 8, No. 1)
Lynn M. Zoch
,Ph.D., professor and director, School of Communication, Radford University
Dustin W. Supa, Ph.D., assistant professor, public relations, College of Communication, Boston University

Moderators

Donald K. Wright, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, professor, public relations, Boston University

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Wright has been a founding theorist and researcher in the area of public relations and corporate communication ethics, research and measurement. His work appears in top professional publications, and he is the founding editor of Public Relations Journal.

  

Robert I. Wakefield, Ph.D., APR, editor, PRSA's Public Relations Journal

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Roundtable Presenters

Shannon Bowen, Ph.D., associate professor, public relations, University of South Carolina

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Bowen is at the forefront of public relations and corporate communication research and measurement ethics. Her published works appear in leading professional publications.

  

Marcia DiStaso, Ph.D., APR, associate professor, Penn State

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Marcia DiStaso is an associate professor of public relations in the College of Communications at Penn State. She is also Director of the Institute for Public Relations Digital Media Research Center, co-chair of the Commission on Public Relations, a senior research fellow for the Arthur W. Page Center, a Section Council co-chair, the immediate past chair of the PRSA Educators Academy, and a past chair of the PRSA Financial Communications Section and PRSA National Research Committee.

  

Tiffany Gallicano, Ph.D., assistant professor of public relations, University of Oregon

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Hua Jiang, Ph.D., assistant professor, Syracuse University

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Hongmei Shen, Ph.D., APR, associate professor, San Diego State University

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A former journalist, Shen has won top paper awards at international and national communication conferences, where she presented 36 refereed research papers. She also serves on the Commission of Public Relations Education, and was 2011 chair of the Work, Life & Gender Committee.

     

Don Stacks, Ph.D., associate professor, public relations and corporate communication, University of Miami

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Dustin W. Supa, Ph.D., assistant professor, public relations, College of Communications, Boston University

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Lynn M. Zoch, Ph.D., professor and director, School of Communication, Radford University

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