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Dr. Deborah W. Dunsford

Dunsford, Dr. Deborah W.
Dr. Deborah W. Dunsford
Senior Lecturer
227 Agriculture and Life Sciences Building - AGLS
(979) 458-3389
Undergraduate Education
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Journalism from Kansas State University
Graduate Education
Master of Arts in English from Texas A&M
Ph.D in English Rhetoric and Composition from Texas A&M
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Honor Professor, 1996
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching, 2005
Poynter Institute Fellow
Wakonse South Fellow
Mervin and Annett Peters Advising Award 2006
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean's Outstanding Achievement Award for Advising and Student Relations, 2012
Courses Taught
Introduction to Agricultural Communications
Theory and Practice of Ag. Public Relations
Theory and Practice of Ag. Publishing
Advanced Ag. Public Relations
Ag. Media Writing I
Ag. Media Writing II
Editing for Ag. Media
Electronic Media for Print
Writing for Professional Publication

Research Topical Area

Student writing, organization use of issues management, teacher perception of student writing, Issues Management.

Research Skillset

Communications research including Evaluation of public relations efforts. Writing evaluation including response to feedback, Issues Management, Strategic Communications Planning, Integrated Marketing Communications, Advertising

Research Framework

Professional Interests

Public Relations, Student Writing Skills, Agricultural Communications, Issues Management, Revision on Student Texts, Strategic Communications Planning, Integrated Communications Management, Advertising