Tom Kelleher, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Advertising in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida. Kelleher joined the UF faculty in 2014. He had been a member of the faculty at the University of Hawaii for 12 years and served as chair of the School of Communications there from 2010 to 2013. He also served on the faculty at the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2004 to 2006. Kelleher has designed and taught 22 different courses at three flagship state universities (Florida, North Carolina, and Hawaii) and has published in numerous journals including Journal of Communication, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Journal of Public Relations Research, and Journal of Mass Media Ethics. In January 2017, Oxford University Press published his second book, Public Relations, an introductory textbook that covers fundamental student learning outcomes with organic integration of practical ethics and digital, social, and mobile technologies.
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