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

Professional Development Workshop Set 2

Sunday, Oct. 12, 4:45–6 p.m.

Track: Strategy & Measurement

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

Photo of Donald K. Wright, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA


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


Roundtable Presenters

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

Photo of Shannon Bowen, Ph.D. 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., assistant professor, Pennsylvania State University

Photo of Marcia DiStaso, Ph.D. DiStaso is also an Arthur W. Page senior research fellow, associate editor for the Science of Social Media Research Center, immediate past chair of the PRSA Financial Communications Section, immediate past co-chair of the PRSA National Research Committee and chair-elect for the PRSA Educators Academy.


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

Photo of Tiffany Gallicano, Ph.D.


Hua Jiang, Ph.D., assistant professor, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University


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

(Photo Unavailable.) 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

Photo of Don Stacks, Ph.D.


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


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