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Public Relations Research Showcase Presentations: Top Six Articles

Professional Development Workshop Set 4

“It’s Not Raining Men: Why the Gender Gap in the Study of Public Relations?” “Outcomes of Communication Audits.” These topics and more make for a lively round table of popular papers presented at the International Public Relations Research Conference held last year in Miami. Topics change every 15 minutes.


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

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

Kevin Brett, M.A., Brett Communications

Marcia DiStaso, Ph.D., assistant professor, Pennsylvania State University

David M. Dozier, Ph.D., professor, school of journalism & media studies, San Diego State University

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

Michelle Hinson, University of Florida

Toby Hopp, University of Oregon

Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., assistant professor, public relations, Appalachian State University

Michael Parkinson, Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Kenneth Plowman, Ph.D., APR, Brigham Young University

Bob Pritchard, APR, Fellow PRSA, lecturer and faculty adviser, Lindsey + Asp, University of Oklahoma

Brad L. Rawlins, Ph.D., Arkansas State University

John Schmeltzer, M.A., University of Oklahoma

Hilary Sisco, Ph.D., associate professor, Quinnipiac University

Kevin Stoker, Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Mark Swiatek, USAFA

Judy VanSlyke Turk, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, professor emerita, Virginia Commonwealth University

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