College / Department

Teaching areas

Advertising, Integrated Marketing Communications, Public Relations, Photojournalism

Research areas

Global media framing of nations/media companies and political communication


PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 1995
MS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 1991
BS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 1984

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, 2014-present
American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE, 2014-2014
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, USA, 1999-2013
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, 1995-1999
Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, USA, 1992-1995


International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD), Queens, New York, United States Academic Fora, Society for Business, Economics, Social Science & Humanities, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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