Alisa Agozzino, APR
Alisa Agozzino, Ph.D., APR is an Associate Professor of Public Relations at Ohio Northern University. As the PR program head, she has taught over 16 different classes within the major and developed a social media minor for any major on campus. She has received numerous awards for teaching, including the international Pearson Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology. Her current research agenda examines how social media impacts different industries. Her work has been published in over 20 academic and trade publications. For the past 10 years, Agozzino has served as a PRSSA adviser in some capacity — six years as ONU Chapter adviser and as ONU Student-run Firm adviser.
Currently she is the National PRSSA Faculty adviser, overseeing the 10,000+ member organization. She also has been an active member of the PRSA Educators Academy since 2008, serving as the Section’s newsletter editor in chief, secretary and currently serving as chair elect. At the local level, Agozzino has served Central Ohio PRSA as a National Assembly delegate, social media chair, and currently as a Board of Director At-Large. In 2016, COPRSA recognized Agozzino with the Walt Siefert Award for Outstanding Service to PRSSA.