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Nur Uysal is an associate professor in the College of Communication where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in corporate communication and public relations. She holds a MA in mass communication and a PhD in corporate communication, both from the University of Oklahoma. Uysal is the recipient of the 2012-2013 James E. Grunig and Larissa A. Grunig Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Public Relations Division of the International Communication Association (ICA). She is a three-time winner of the Top Faculty Paper Award from the National Communication Association and the winner of the Peter Debreceny Corporate Communication Top Paper Award from the Institute for Public Relations Research.
Uysal conducts research in corporate social responsibility, stakeholder engagement and the use of new communication technologies in public relations. Her scholarship explores the societal and technological forces that influence the relationships between organizations—non-profit, for-profit and governmental—and their stakeholders. Uysal’s research has appeared in top-tier strategic communication journals, and she is the author of a variety of chapters in edited books including the
Handbook of Financial Communication and Investor Relations and the
Handbook of Communication Engagement. She regularly presents her research at major national and international conferences.
Uysal is the recipient of several teaching and research grants. Most recently, she has received a Legacy Scholar grant from The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication. She has been selected as a fellow for the Educator Fellowship Program by The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations. Uysal is a member of the Organizational Communication Research Center at the Institute for Public Relations. She serves on the public relations research committee at National Communication Association and as a PRIME Scholar Mentor.
An international communication researcher with strong connections to different cultural environments, Uysal brings her global experience into the classroom. When not teaching, she likes to travel with her family, exploring new cities and world cultures.
Uysal can be found on Twitter