Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator

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Corey A. Hickerson, Ph.D., joined JMU’s School of Communication Studies in 2005.  Dr. Hickerson is the director of the SCOM master's degree in health, environment advocacy and strategic communication. He is a professor and teaches in the public relations area.  His research interests involve the use of technology in public relations and education. 

Hickerson’s research focus on technology has resulted in numerous academic presentations and publications. His most recent publication is about wiki websites and dialogic public relations, and is published in the journal PRism. 

He is an officer in the public relations divisions of the National Communication Association and the Southern States Communication Association.  For three years, he has served as the national association’s public relations nominating officer.  In the regional association, he was the public relations division’s previous chair.

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