Advertising Panelist – Blurred Lines: Advertising, Marketing or PR? A Panel Discussion
Tom Kelleher, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair – UF Department of Advertising
Tom Kelleher is professor and chair of the Department of Advertising at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. Kelleher joined the UF faculty in 2014. He had been a member of the faculty at the University of Hawaii for 13 years (1999-2004 and 2006-2014) and served as chairman of the School of Communications there from 2010-2013. He also served on the faculty at the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2004-2006.
He served as guest editor for Journal of Public Relations Research for a 2010 special issue on social media. His book, Public Relations Online: Lasting Concepts for Changing Media, released by SAGE in 2006, was the first scholarly textbook in public relations to focus on the implications of social media and “Web 2.0” technologies for theory and practice. He is contracted to write his second book on public relations in the digital age with Oxford University Press.