Erin Schauster
Associate Chair of Graduate Studies • Associate Professor
Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design

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Erin Schauster (PhD, University of Missouri) is an associate professor in the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design. Schauster’s research examines the moral psychology of media practitioners and college students, as well as the ethical and educational implications of strategic communications practices and the organizational influences on these practices. Her work is published in several journals including American Behavioral ScientistJournal of Advertising EducationJournal of Business EthicsJournal of Current Issues & Research in AdvertisingJournal of Media Ethics and Journalism and Mass Communication Educator. She teaches undergraduate courses that examine brand strategy and ethical practices in strategic communication, as well as graduate seminars in mass communication theory and qualitative research methods. Before joining CU Boulder, Schauster worked as an account executive at advertising agencies in St. Louis and Nashville.