• Emanuel Nneji

    Contact Information
    Office L-335

    B.A., University of Nigeria
    M.S., University of Lagos
    Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia
    Dr. Nneji joined the Communication Department faculty in 2005. He teaches courses in Public Relations and Mass Communication. Dr. Nneji has served as the Chair or Co-Chair for various committees on campus including the University Curriculum Committee, the Communication Graduate Program Committee, the Judicial Board Subcommittee for Students, and the Communication Assessment Committee. He is also actively involved in several professional organizations within the field of Communication, most notably the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). His research has examined empowerment communication, digital technology, and journalism. Prior to working at Worcester State, Dr. Nneji was an Assistant Professor at Utah State University. He earned his doctorate from the University of South Carolina, Columbia in 2002.  

  • Courses Taught
    • Introduction to Mass Communication
    • Principles of Public Relations
    • Writing for Communication
    • Understanding Video Games
    • Public Relations Strategy
    • Public Relations Research
    Effective Learning Outcomes of Undergraduate Public Relations Research: A Nationwide Survey of PR Educators (Presented at the 2009 Southeast Colloquium, AEJMC, March 3-5). University of Georgia, Athens.

    The Cellular Revolution: College Students and Information Technology in the 21st Century, presented at "The Digital Revolution: The Impact of Digital Media and Information Technologies," academic conference, University of South Carolina, on October 15, 2008.

    “Nobody came to tell us how to live but how to die”: A HIV/AIDS focus group study. Presented at the AEJMC, August 4-7, 2004 Conference, Toronto, Canada.

    Content Analysis of the Palmetto Leader (1940-1955): The Black Press in South Carolina.” Submitted to Media, Culture and Society, January 2002.
    Honors and Grants
    WSU Mini-grant to study Modes of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Community Organizations in Worcester, Massachusetts.