Dr. Richard D. Waters
Dr. Richard Waters joined the faculty for the Master of Public Administration program in 2011. He teaches in the areas of fundraising, marketing, and strategic communications. Dr. Waters is the Associate Editor of the Case Studies in Strategic Communication journal and is an editorial board member of four other journals. He has received four national communication campaign awards from the International Association of Business Communicators and Public Relations Society of America.
Dr. Waters received his Doctorate in Mass Communications from the University of Florida in 2007. He is well published, including works such as: “Organizational roles enacted by American healthcare fundraisers: A national study testing theory and assessing gender differences” in the Journal of Communications Management, “Improving volunteer retention efforts in public library systems: How communication and inclusion impact female and male volunteers differently” in the International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, and “Everyone’s all a-twitter about Twitter: Three perspectives on using Twitter in the classroom” which was featured in Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom.