Tuesday, April 13, 2021
11:30AM – 1:00 PM
Via Zoom

Hot Off The Presses!

National speaker, Shannon Bowen, Ph.D., joins us for this APR-month special professional development opportunity!

Learn what the latest research in Public Relations tells us and how we can apply these new insights to internal practices, ensuring ethical approaches to manage any crisis. 

Dr. Bowen will discuss a new theoretical framework – based on autonomous moral reasoning – for managing crisis in an ethical way. Her research was recently published in “Crisis Communication,” a 2020 book by Finn Frandsen and Winni Johansen, Danish world-class researchers in organizational crisis, crisis management and crisis communication. She will also share findings of her newest research!

About the Speaker: Shannon Bowen, Ph.D.

Shannon Bowen, Ph.D. is a professor at the University of South Carolina in the College of Information and Communications. She is an elected member of the Board of Trustees of the Arthur W. Page Society, which is a leading professional association for senior public relations and corporate communications executives and educators.

She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the International Public Relations Research Conference, where innovative research in PR is presented. Before returning home to South Carolina, Dr. Bowen was tenured in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Dr. Bowen’s research focuses on ethical decision making within the highest levels of organizations. She teaches and researches ethics across corporations, pharmaceutical firms, government entities and the public relations industry. 

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