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Building partnerships between academics and professionals can be beneficial for both parties through research, collaboration, speaking, internships and opportunities for professionals to teach in the classroom. Alisa Agozzino, Ph.D., assistant professor, public relations, Ohio Northern University; Sandra C. Duhé, Ph.D., APR, associate professor, public relations program director and internship coordinator, Southern Methodist University; and Gemma R. Puglisi, assistant professor, School of Communication, American University, will offer tips for a successful collaboration.
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Alisa Agozzino, Ph.D., APR, assistant professor, Ohio Northern University
Agozzino serves as editor-in-chief for the national Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Educator’s Academy newsletter and also is the co-chair of the Central Ohio PRSA public relations committee. Dr. Agozzino's main research interest lies in social media tools within the public relations field. Her current research agenda examines how social media impacts different industries — from nonprofit, to admissions offices, to public relations professionals.
Sandra C. Duhé, Ph.D., APR, associate professor and chair, Division of Communication Studies, Southern Methodist University
Prior to joining academia in 2004, Duhé served as a public affairs manager for three multinational oil companies. She currently serves as outreach chair for the PRSA Educators Academy.
Gemma R. Puglisi, assistant professor, American University
Puglisi has more than 25 years of experience in public relations, broadcast journalism and corporate communications. She is author of the book, “Public Relations Campaigns and Portfolio Building.”