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Barbara Petersen
Associate Professor


Office: CIS 3091
Phone: 813/974-2591


B.A., Journalism, University of Iowa; Ph.D., Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Mass Communications, University of Michigan

Professional Experience

eight years corporate public affairs; three years university public information; two years broadcast journalist and anchor


USF 1991 to 2006; one year teaching high school English

Specialty Area

mass communications law, public relations management and theory, and social science theory and research