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Candace Parrish Ph.D.

Director & Assistant Professor

Candace P. Parrish, Ph.D. is the Director & Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication & Public Relations Online Master’s Program. Candace received an interdisciplinary Ph.D. related to the areas of public relations, health communication and visual communication from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2016. She has been recognized nationally & internationally for her research centered around visuals (infographics) used in public relations and health communication — although her interests span over a few areas (including sexual assault, diversity, sustainability, and body positivity.) Additionally, Candace has over 9 years of industry/consulting experience, has published and presented research in top journals and conferences, and is a freelance writer who has contributed to PR Daily.