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Victoria F. Semple

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations


Degrees

MA, 2003, New York Univ (NYU); BA, 1997, SUNY Coll Oswego


Bio

Victoria (Geyer) Semple teaches public relations courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. Professor Semple’s research interests include the gender imbalance found within the public relations discipline and the role technology has in pedagogy . She has presented and published work in these research areas including publications in PR Journal, Communication Teacher and Bulldog Reporter. Professor Semple is a proud recipient of the 2008 Distinguished Teacher of the Year award. She served as faculty advisor to Hofstra’s chapter of PRSSA from 2005-2011.

Professor Semple earned her B.A. in broadcasting and mass communication from SUNY Oswego and a M.A. in media ecology from New York University.

Teaching Interests

Public Relations, Media Ethics

Research Interests

Present research interests include: • Technology, multitasking and critical thinking in the classroom

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
JRNL 001 MEDIA ETHICS Undergraduate
MASS 150 INDEP STUDY/READINGS Undergraduate
PR 102 PUB RLTNS RES METH & ASSMNT Undergraduate
PR 103 PUBLIC RELATIONS COPYWRITING Undergraduate
PR 105 MEDIA RELATIONS Undergraduate
PR 150 INDEPENDENT STUDY Undergraduate
PR 151 INDEPENDENT STUDY Undergraduate
PR 170 INTERNSHIP Undergraduate
PR 171 INTERNSHIP Undergraduate
PR 199 DEPARTMENTAL HONORS Undergraduate
PR 260 THE PRACTICE OF PUBLIC RELATNS Graduate
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