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School of Communication

Marjorie Kruvand

Marjorie Kruvand, Ph.D. 
Title: Assistant Professor
Office #: School of Communication 211
Phone: 312-915-7729


Marjorie Kruvand has been an assistant professor in the Advertising and Public Relations program since 2008. She teaches Public Relations, Public Relations Cases, Public Service Communication, Health Communication and other public relations courses.  

Dr. Kruvand brings to Loyola more than three decades of experience in journalism, public relations, and academia. She was a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch; a senior vice president and partner at Fleishman-Hillard, one of the world’s largest public relations agencies; and an assistant professor of Journalism at Northeastern University in Boston.  

Her areas of research specialization include health and science communication, mass communication of bioethical issues, and the dynamics between journalists and public relations practitioners. Her research has been published in Public Relations Review, Science Communication, Journal of Mass Media Ethics, and the Newspaper Research Journal. 

Dr. Kruvand received her Ph.D. from the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. She has a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Kruvand was also a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the University of California Santa Barbara.



School of Communication · 820 N. Michigan Ave
Water Tower Campus · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6548 · Fax: 312.915.6955
E-mail: LoyolaSOC@luc.edu

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