Professor of Public Relations • Director, Professional Master's Program
Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design

Krishnamurthy Sriramesh has been appointed as a professor of public relations and faculty director of the professional master’s program. 

His extensive teaching experience includes teaching public relations at universities in Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America. His teaching has been recognized with several awards including Teacher of the Year at the University of Florida and Charles W. Redding Teaching Award at Purdue University.  His research program covers topics such as strategic public relations, global public relations, corporate social responsibility and public relations for development (by non-profits).  He has received a number of research awards including the prestigious Pathfinder Award from the Institute of Public Relations in 2004 and the 2003 PRIDE award from the National Communication Association (NCA).  Most recently, he was appointed university faculty scholar at Purdue University as well as faculty fellow at Purdue Institute for Civic Communication (PICC). He was also a Page legacy scholar of the Arthur W. Page Society in 2016. 

He has co-edited several books and is just finishing the third edition of The Global Public Relations Handbook: Theory Research and Practice.  He has published over 80 research articles and book chapters in addition to presenting over 100 conference papers, seminars, and presentations in over 30 countries.