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Public Relations Professional and Scholar Sheryl Kennedy Haydel, Ph.D., Joins LSU's Manship School

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will welcome Sheryl Kennedy Haydel, Ph.D., as an assistant professor in public relations for the fall 2019 semester. Haydel brings a strong background in public relations with more than 25 years of professional experience as a journalist, director of marketing and communications, and senior account executive. Haydel has taught at six universities and has a robust research portfolio that includes work on the #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter movements.

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LSU's Manship School Names Ruth Moon Mari, Ph.D., to Faculty

Baton Rouge, LA - Ruth Moon Mari, Ph.D., will join LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication in fall 2019 as an assistant professor in media and public affairs. Moon Mari brings a strong background in journalism and mass communication, with a special research interest in the way journalism is practiced in countries with authoritarian governments and limited technology infrastructure.

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LSU's Manship School Names Will Mari, Ph.D., to Faculty

Baton Rouge, LA -Will Mari, Ph.D., will join LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication for the fall 2019 semester as an assistant professor of media law. Mari most recently taught mass communication and journalism courses at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington, where he served as the program lead, facilitating the work of 75 communication majors, advising the school's newspaper and overseeing the departmental internship program. He brings a robust background in journalism and public relations, and he currently serves as a lieutenant and public affairs officer in the United States Navy Reserve.

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LSU's Manship School Welcomes Nation's First and Only Chair in Race, Media and Cultural Literacy

Baton Rouge, LA - Tina M. Harris, Ph.D., will join LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication in the fall as the Manship-Maynard Chair in Race, Media and Cultural Literacy--the first position of its type in the nation. Harris will be tasked with advancing issues of diversity, access and social justice in media and society and will build upon her extensive research base.

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LSU's Manship School Names Josh Grimm, Ph.D., New Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Administration

aton Rouge, LA - LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication has named Josh Grimm, Ph.D., new associate dean of undergraduate studies and administration. Grimm has been with the Manship School since 2012 and currently serves as associate dean of research and strategic initiatives.

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Stream the Manship School Graduation Live

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will live stream its spring 2019 graduation ceremony live on May 10, 2019. 2010 Manship School graduate, Aly Neel, will keynote the ceremony.

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LSU's Office of Student Media Names Jeff Gauger as New Reveille Advisor

Baton Rouge, LA - Longtime newspaper editor and journalist Jeff Gauger will join LSU's Office of Student Media as advisor to LSU's student newspaper, The Reveille, in May.

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