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Michael L. Kent, Ph.D., Professor

University of New South Wales
Sydney Australia

Office Location: 231Q Webster Building
Address: Room 312, level 3 Robert Webster Building, The University of New South Wales, Kingsford Australia 2052
Telephone: +61 2 9385 4856
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E-mail: Michael L. Kent

MICHAEL KENT is a Professor of Public Relations. Kent has been teaching for more than 25 years and has taught more than 40 different courses, including Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Writing, Cases, Campaigns, and Management, Public Speaking and Advanced Public speaking, Persuasion, Communication Theory, Media and Mass Culture, and others. Kent conducts research on Dialogic Theory, New Technology, Mediated Communication, Social Media, International Communication, and Web Communication. Kent consults on research methods, message design, mediated communication, journalism, and public relations. Kent has published dozens of articles and books, including a public relations writing textbook, and two public speaking textbooks. In 2006, Kent spent the fall semester in Riga, Latvia on a Fulbright Scholarship. Kent received his Doctorate from Purdue University, his Master’s from the University of Oregon, and his Bachelor’s from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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    “If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you;
    but if you really make them think, they'll hate you.”

    Don Marquis, In, The Essential Ellison, p. 341

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