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Alan R. Freitag


Alan Freitag, Ph.D., (Ohio University, 1999) is a professor in the Communication Studies Department. He teaches and conducts research in public relations and has been with the Univeristy since August 1998. A Fulbright scholar, Freitag served in Poznan, Poland, for six months in 2012 and again for 10 months in 2015-16 as a distinguished chair. Freitag retired from the U.S.

Ashli Q. Stokes


Ashli Quesinberry Stokes (Ph.D., University of Georgia) is a professor of Communication Studies and the former Director of the Center for the Study of the New South at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. A 2020-21 Fulbright Scholar, her research about communicating identity in the Southern food movement has been described as “a call to action.” She rec

Dean A. Kruckeberg


Dean Kruckeberg, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, is co-author of the books "Public Relations and Community: A Reconstructed Theory;" "This Is PR;" and "Transparency, Public Relations, and the Mass Media." He has been presented the NCA Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions in Public Relations Education, the PRSA Atlas Award for Lifetime Achievement in International Public Relations, was PR