Tom Kelleher

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Division of Graduate Studies and Research Associate Dean Tom Kelleher’s textbook Public Relations (2nd edition) was selected by the Public Relations Society of America Universal Accreditation Board (UAB) as a valuable resource for candidates studying for Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). Kelleher’s…

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Posted: March 11, 2021

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and graduate students will be the recipients of prestigious awards from the International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) at its 24th annual conference, to be held virtually from March 3-6. Rita Men, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public…

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Posted: March 1, 2021

Social media and its impact on corporate communication is significant. Posting on social media is a way for a CEO to humanize themselves as well as their company, thus building rapport and organizational identification that is arguably good for business. Researchers at the University of Florida College of Journalism and…

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Posted: August 30, 2020

Corporate leaders who want a social media presence but often don’t have the time to manage it themselves frequently assign someone within the company to serve as their online voice or persona, a practiced called “ghost posting.” University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications researchers Tom Kelleher, associate dean…

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Posted: March 4, 2020

A study by Tom Kelleher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, UFCJC Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Men, and Patrick Thelen, Ph.D. 2019, was selected as one of the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Top 14 PR Research Insights of…

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Posted: February 10, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Division of Graduate Studies and Research Associate Dean Tom Kelleher, Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Linjuan Men and Patrick Thelen, Ph.D. 2019, are the authors of “Employee Perceptions of CEO Ghost Posting and Voice: Effects on Perceived Authentic Leadership, Organizations Transparency, and…

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Posted: September 17, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) today announced that Advertising Department Professor and Chair Tom Kelleher has been named Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research. He succeeds Advertising Professor Debbie Treise who will step down from the position this fall after 16 years. As associate dean, Kelleher…

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Posted: April 24, 2019

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department, was quoted in “Television Advertising is Getting More Personal” published in EContent Magazine Spring 2019 edition. The original article requires a subscription to view. The article focuses on broadcast television and how digital…

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Posted: April 18, 2019

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department, was selected to participate in the prestigious SEC Academic Leadership Academy Development Program (SEC ALDP) 10th Cohort.

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Posted: March 5, 2018

Tom Kelleher, professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Department, was quoted in “CEOs Parted from Trump – as Local Business Leaders Stay Silent. Why?” published in The Palm Beach Post on Aug. 30. Kelleher comments on Palm Beach County businesses’ silence on…

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Posted: September 1, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Professor and Department Chair Tom Kelleher’s 2006 article, “Organizational Blogs and the Human Voice: Relational Strategies and Relational Outcomes,” was selected by Google Scholar for inclusion in Classic Papers, “a collection of highly-cited papers in their area of research that have…

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Posted: June 15, 2017

By Tom Kelleher You would know the difference between a “real” news story and a story written for or by an advertiser, right? Especially when a story is labeled “advertisement” right there at the top of your screen. Even if that label was something murkier like “BrandVoice” and pushed down…

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Posted: June 8, 2017