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Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

The Division of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs prepares majors to be leaders in business, government and civil society. We provide internship, consulting and applied research opportunities with world-class corporate, nonprofit and political organizations in Dallas, Washington, D.C., London and points beyond. We prepare majors for the leadership path to chief communication officer, executive director, founder, entrepreneur and more.

Meet Our Faculty

Zoë Hess Carney Zoe Hess Carney

Zoë Hess Carney

Visiting Professor of Practice

Piyawan Charoensap-Kelly Dr. Piyawan Charoensap-Kelly

Piyawan Charoensap-Kelly

Assistant Professor of Organizational Communication

Candy Crespo Candy Crespo

Candy Crespo

Adjunct Professor

Sandra Duhé

Sandra Duhé

Chair of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs, Associate Professor, Director of Public Relations and Strategic Communication, Faculty-in-Residence, Cockrell-McIntosh

Doric Earle Doric Earle

Doric Earle

Visiting Professor of Practice

Dustin K. Grabsch Dustin K. Grabsch

Dustin K. Grabsch

Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education & Academic Success

Maria Dixon Hall Maria Dixon Hall

Maria Dixon Hall

Associate Professor and Director of Mustang Consulting, Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs, Senior Advisor to the Provost

Rosanne Hart Maria Dixon Hall

Rosanne Hart

Adjunct Lecturer

Megan Heber Christopher Salinas

Megan Heber

Professor of Practice in Arts Management & Nonprofit Leadership

Melissa Keene

Director of Administrative Affairs

Rita Kirk Rita Kirk

Rita Kirk

William F. May Endowed Director, Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility
Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs
Faculty-in-Residence, Armstrong Commons

Steve Lee Steve Lee

Steve Lee

Professor of Practice

Owen Hanley Lynch, Ph.D. Owen Hanley Lynch, Ph.D.

Owen Hanley Lynch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Honors Program and SMU-in-London Internships, Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Christopher Salinas Christopher Salinas

Christopher Salinas

Senior Lecturer and Director of Public Discourse

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