Faculty and Staff
Matthew J Gill, Ph.D.
Associate Professor / Graduate Coordinator
Office: 2070 - Coleman Hall
Office Hours Fall 2014 - Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30-9:00, Monday & Wednesday 2:00-3:30
Frequently Taught CoursesCMN 2920: Introduction to Public Relations
CMN 3920: Public Relations in Society
CMN 3960: Advocacy and Message Design
CMN 4030: Rotating topics have included: Public Relations in Sport; Public Relations and Social Media
CMN 4919: Public Relations Techniques
CMN 4920: Case Studies in Public Relations
CMN 5000: Introduction to Graduate Research (Quantitative Methods)
CMN 5720: Seminar in Public Relations
EducationPh.D. in Organizational Communication (secondary area - Public Relations and Society) - Purdue University
M.A. in Public Affairs and Issue Management - Purdue University
Professional OrganizationsNational Commuication Association
Central State Communication Association
Selected PublicationsGill, M. J. (in press). Public relations and social media. In T.L. Thompson & J. G. Golson (Eds.) Encyclopedia of health communication. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Gill, M. J. & Sypher, B. D. (2012). The relative predictability of incivility on interpersonal and organizational trust. In B. Omdahl & J. Harden Fritz (Eds.) Problematic relationships in the workplace: volume II (pp. 85-104). New York: Peter Lang.
Gill, M. J. (2012) Communicating organizational history to sports fans. In A. C. Earnheardt, P. M. Haridakis & B. Hugenberg (Eds.) Sports Fans, Identity, and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium.
Gill, M. J. & Sypher, B. D. (2009). Rising concerns about workplace incivility and interpersonal trust. In P. Lutgen-Sandvik & B. D. Sypher (Eds.), Destructive organizational communication: Processes, consequences and constructive ways of organizing (pp. 53-73). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Gill, M. J. (2008). Corporations brought to you by NASCAR: Rhetorical identification through corporate sponsorship. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 9, p.