Communication Studies

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Curriculum emphasizes ethical and philosophical relationships of the individual to society.

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SMU's award-winning debate program provides solid preparation for developing the student's voice.

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Access to outstanding hands-on experiences includes working the Republican and Democratic national conventions, consulting with boards of nonprofit organizations and participating in international travel programs.

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Students can network with executives from Dallas-area companies through SMU’s PRSSA chapter.

Advisory Board

The Division of Communication Studies is fortunate to have the support and counsel of an impressive group of communications and industry professionals. The Communication Studies Advisory Board meets twice yearly and advises the chair and faculty on issues of importance to the division, including curriculum and fundraising. The Board also provides a significant opportunity for interaction among students, faculty and communications and public relations practitioners across the country.

Communication Studies Advisory Board Members 2013-2014

Marvin Singleton, Board President
Hill + Knowlton Strategies

Mike Androvett, J.D.
Androvett Legal Media & Marketing

Matt Averitt
AverittPR

Laurie Barnett
Southwest Airlines

Linda Beheler, APR
Consultant

Katherine Bradford
Consultant

Bob Brand
Kimberley-Clark

Brad Burns
AT&T

Michael Burns
Michael Burns & Associates

Beverly Carmichael
Cracker Barrel

Taylor Cole, APR
Expedia, Inc. – Hotels.com

Gail Chandler
Texas Instruments

Matthew Gobush
ExxonMobil

Erik Halvorson
Lockton Companies, LLC

Chris Heinbaugh
AT&T Performing Arts Center

Angela Jeffrey, APR
Salience Insight

Jane Koenecke
Interstate Batteries

Patti LaSalle
Southern Methodist University

Stan Levenson, APR
Levenson Group

Ramona Logan
Image Advantage

Carolyn Covey Morris
QMobius, Inc.

Patti Osha
FLUOR

Lisa Bailey Singleton
Brunswick Group, LLC

Joe Stroop
Wells Fargo Bank

Eric Van Steenburg, Ph.D.
James Madison University

Jody Venturoni
LDWWgroup

Nancy S. Voith, APR
CRA, Inc.

Crayton Webb
Mary Kay, Inc.

John Weekley
Weekley/Group/McKinney & CBS 11

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Advertising

Art

Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Communication Studies

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