Guest Scholar: Dr. Lee Wilkins

Friday, March 31

Time: 11:30 a.m. — 2 p.m.

Location: Kennedy Union Room 312

Tags:  Arts and Sciences, Communication, Lecture, Free

Cost:  Free

Dr. Lee Wilkins is considered one the leading media ethicists in the world. In 2010 her work on ethical thinking by public relations professionals received the PRIDE Award, as the best research in public relations, by the National Communication Association. in 2009 her co-edited book Handbook of Mass Media Ethics was named the best edited book by the ethics division of the National Communication Association. Wilkins was editor of the Journal of Media Ethics from 2007 to 2013, is co-author of one of the most widely used college media ethics texts, Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, now in its 8th edition, and has written books and scholarly articles on how journalists and public relations professionals make moral decisions.

Dr. Wilkins is a professor and chair in the Department of Communication at Wayne State University in Detroit.

This event is sponsored by the University of Dayton Department of Communication. Lunch is provided.

Contact Information:

Name:  Department of Communication
Website:  go.udayton.edu/communication
Phone:  937-229-2028