School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UNC-Chapel Hill
Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill
Dulcie Straughan heads the public relations sequence in the School. A member of the faculty since 1990, Straughan won a Tanner award for excellence in undergraduate teaching in 1995 and the School’s David Brinkley teaching excellence award. She has a number of years of professional experience in public relations, primarily in government public information, as well as corporate and agency experience. Her research interests include public relations history, agenda setting and agenda building.