Our ANWEP Woman of the Week (WOW) is Dr. Amiso George.
Amiso M. George (Ph.D., Ohio University); Accredited in Public Relations (APR); Fellow of the Public Relations Society of America [PRSA] is associate professor and former chair of the Strategic Communication Department in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University (TCU), Fort Worth, Texas. She is the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2017 Educator of the Year. She also received the 2017 Bridge Award for Excellence in Strategic Communication Research from the International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference (ICRCC) and the University of Central Florida Nicholson School of Communication.
George was director of the Public Relations program at the Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno, where she developed and taught the first course in crisis communication.A visiting professor of strategic communication at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, in 2012, she had worked as a journalist and freelance broadcaster in radio and television and consultant for nonprofit organizations in the United States, including C-SPAN, and universities in Nigeria, Australia and Malaysia. President-elect of the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and a Carnegie Foundation Fellow, George is co-editor of Culture and Crisis Communication: Transboundary Cases from Nonwestern Societies (Wiley, 2017), Crisis Communication: An International Perspective on Hits and Misses (Routledge/Taylor Francis, 2012) and Race, Gender and Other Minorities: Readings for Professional Communicators (Cognella, 2012).She consults in crisis communication.
Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ dr-amiso-george-apr-fellow-prsa.
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