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Marina Vujnovic, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Concentration Director of Strategic Public Relations and Social Media Concentration


Department
Communication
Office
Plangere Center 224
Phone
732-263-5667
Email
mvujnovi@monmouth.edu

Marina Vujnovic, Ph.D.

Dr. Marina Vujnovic is an Associate Professor of Journalism in the Department of Communication at Monmouth University. Native of Croatia, Dr. Marina Vujnovic, came to United States in 2003 to pursue her graduate education in journalism and mass communication. Before coming to United States she worked as a journalist before becoming a research assistant at the University of Zagreb. She also worked as a PR practitioner for Cyprian based PR agency Action Global Communications. She received her MA in Communication from the University of Northern Iowa, and her PhD at the University of Iowa in 2008. She is an author of Forging the Bubikopf Nation: Journalism, Gender and Modernity in Interwar Yugoslavia, co-author of Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers, and co-editor of Globalizing Cultures: Theories, Paradigms, Actions. 

Education

Ph. D. in Communication, University of Iowa

M.A. in Communication, University of Northern Iowa

Research Interests

international communication and global flow of information, journalism studies; intersections of public relations and journalism, and explorations of the historical, political-economic and cultural impact on media, class, gender, and ethnicity

Publications

Books

Vujnovic, M. & Kruckeberg, D. (2020). Global Advertising and Public Relations. In Y. R. Kamalipour (Ed.), Global Communication: A Multicultural Perspective, 3rd edition. The Rowan and Littlefield.

Vujnovic, M., & Kruckeberg, D.  (2019).  Digital Media, Journalism, PR and Grassroots Power: Theoretical Perspectives. In A. Adi (Ed.), Protest public relations: Communicating dissent and activism.  New York, NY:  Routledge.  

Vujnovic, M., & Kruckeberg, D.  (2017).  In the Bind between Theory and Practice: Public Relations and Ethics of Neoliberal Global Capitalism.  In B. R. Brunner (Ed.), The moral compass of public relations.  New York, NY:  Routledge.  

Scholarly Articles

Vujnovic, M. & Kruckeberg, D. (2016). Pitfalls and promises of transparency in the digital age. Public Relations Inquiry, 5(2), 121-143.

Courses

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