Spiro Kiousis

Corporate executives have increasingly been engaging in CEO activism, a trend of business leaders taking public stances on contentious issues that affect society broadly. Since Donald Trump was elected as the president of the United States, some of his controversial policy decisions and remarks have been taken up by business…

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Posted: October 5, 2020

Xiaomeng “Maggie” Lan, Ph.D. 2019 at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), is the lead author of “President Trump vs. CEOs: A Comparison of Presidential and Corporate Agenda Building” published in the Journal of Public Relations Research on Jan. 23.       Lan, and co-authors…

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Posted: February 4, 2020

Spiro Kiousis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications executive associate dean, is the co-author of the second edition of the textbook, “Political Public Relations: Concepts, Principles and Applications,” published by CRC Press on Aug. 16. Kiousis and Jesper Strömbäck, professor in the  Department of Journalism, Media and Communication…

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Posted: August 21, 2019

Spiro Kiousis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications executive associate dean, is the co-author of “Mediated Public Diplomacy in the Digital Age: Exploring the Saudi and the U.S. Governments’ Agenda-building During Trump’s Visit to the Middle East” published in Public Relations Review on June 29. Kiousis and CJC…

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Posted: July 5, 2019

Spiro Kiousis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications executive associate dean, was quoted in “Social Media Wars: Ex-Water Board Member Retaliates Over Threats” published in The Palm Beach Post on Feb. 8. The article focuses on the social media and public criticism that several of the members of…

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Posted: February 13, 2019

Spiro Kiousis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications executive associate dean, was quoted in “Brian Mast, Lauren Baer: National Groups Pumping More Money Into 18th District Congressional Race,” published on TCPalm.com on Oct. 19. The article focuses on a report about two major national fundraising committees that have…

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Posted: October 24, 2018

Spiro Kiousis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications executive associate dean, was one of four editors and authors of Bridging Disciplinary Perspectives of Country Image, Reputation, Brand and Identity. The book seeks to offer a holistic view on the topic of country brand and reputation by bringing together…

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Posted: August 2, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Librarian April Hines is co-author of a recently published book, Collaborating with Strangers: Facilitating Workshops in Libraries, Classes, and Nonprofits. The resource leads readers through a unique framework that breaks down barriers to collaboration while also kindling long-lasting enthusiasm and inspiring organizations to…

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Posted: March 14, 2017

As many reflect on a historic election season, scholars are already hard at work analyzing the public relations campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Digging into the data to examine the public relations strategies of the two candidates leads to some surprising conclusions. Spiro Kiousis, executive associate dean of…

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Posted: December 20, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty members recently presented research papers at Sungkyunkwan University in Korea.  The gathering, sponsored by the Korea Entertainment Association and Sungkyunkwan University Social Science Korea Research Group, included presentations by Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Men on “Building an Engaged Workforce: The…

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Posted: June 10, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Executive Associate Dean Spiro Kiousis will be presenting In the Eye of Democracy: Mediated Public Diplomacy and the International Agenda Building Influence of the 2014 Hong Kong Protest at The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Public Relations Week conference being held March…

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Posted: March 15, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Executive Associate Dean and Professor of Public Relations Spiro Kiousis published “Agenda-building linkages between public relations and state news media during the 2010 Florida Senate election” in the March issue of Public Relations Review. Co-authoring on the research were: Ji Young…

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Posted: March 3, 2016