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Communication & Media

Faculty and Staff

Flayhan, Donna

Ph.D. University of Iowa 1997
MA University of Iowa 1994

Associate Professor

Department: Communication
Office: JFT 520
Phone: (845) 257-3511

Office Hours

M12:30 PM - 01:45 PMDrop In
T09:30 AM - 10:30 AMBy Appointment
W03:30 PM - 04:30 PMDrop In

Drop in anytime during the hours listed on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. NOTE: Tuesday morning is for scheduled appointments only. To schedule a Tuesday appointment or a time outside of drop in listed above, email me (Professor Flayhan) at

Teaching Interests

Media Ethics
Introduction to Public Relations
Advanced Public Relations
Public Relations Publications
Social Media and Viral Communication Strategies


__Public Relations Campaigns 101: Traditional and Social Media Campaigns in a Liberal Arts Context_Linus Learning, 2014

Casing Public RelationsKendall Hunt, 2013

Transforming McLuhan (Chapter) Peter Lang Publishing, 2012

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

Public Relations Society of America
New York State Communication Association
Media Ecology Association
Mobile Technologies and Public Health
Communication Quarterly
Union of Concerned Scientists
Council of Europe