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Olga Monacell, Ph.D.

Director, M.A. in Strategic Communication and Leadership
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

328 Center for the Arts
Area of Specialty
Public relations and marketing communications, nonprofit management and communication, reputation management and country reputation, international development, public diplomacy
  • More than two decades of experience in corporate and nonprofit communications, international development and academia
  • Published articles and book chapters on corporate and state reputation and public diplomacy
  • Member of AEJMC, NCA, PRSA. Faculty advisor of PRSSA-Ashland U
  • Favorite thing about Ashland University: Hearing our talented students practice and play musical instruments while working in my office in the Center for the Arts
  • Little-known fact: I’m a polyglot who grew up in Ukraine in a multiethnic Bulgarian-Romanian-Russian family. I worked in Moldova, Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Ph.D. in Mass Communications - Syracuse University
  • M.S. in Communication - University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • B.A. in French Language and Literature - State University of Moldova