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Dr. Kelly Rhodes


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    Position: Associate Professor of Communications, Chair of the Communications and Criminal Justice Department

    Department: Communications, Francis Worldwide

    Office: Scotus 316

    Email Dr. Kelly Rhodes

    814.472.3379

    About Dr. Kelly Rhodes

    Education

    • D.M., Management - University of Phoenix
    • M.A., English Literature - Villanova University
    • B.A., English Literature - Saint Francis University

    Biography

    Rhodes holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Saint Francis University and a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Villanova University. Her doctoral degree is from the University of Phoenix in Management and Organizational Leadership. Her dissertation titled Corporate Social Responsibility Decision Making in Major League Baseball: A Case Study won dissertation of the year.

    Dr. Rhodes is Chair of the Communications and Criminal Justice Department. She teaches undergraduate courses in Writing and Communicating in Business, Group Communication, Public Relations, Communicating Corporate Responsibility and an MBA class in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability.

    She is involved outside of the classroom as the Faculty Athletics Mentor to the Women's Basketball Team.

    Academic & Professional Specializations

    • strategic business communication
    • public relations
    • leadership/mentorship
    • corporate social responsibility