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Dr. Betsy DeSimone

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Name:

Betsy  DeSimone

Title:

Assistant Professor

Department:

Communication

Email Address:

bdesimone@tntech.edu

Phone:

(931) 372-6793

Office:

HEND 002B

About

B.A., Communication, Public Relations, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point 

M.S., Communication, Advertising, University of Louisiana at Lafayette 

Ph.D., Communication and Information, Advertising, University of Tennessee

Dr. DeSimone teaches a variety of public relations and strategic communication courses including Advertising Copy and Layout, Public Relations Writing and Publications, Public Relations Cases and Practices, Persuasion, Media and Social Institutions, and Mass Communication and Changing Society. She advises Eagle Yearbook and Co-Advises PR Club. 

Her research focuses on social media, particularly in regard to mental health and interpersonal communication. She is also involved in research concerning critical thinking and public advocacy.