Larissa A. Grunig
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Dr. Grunig's research interests center on public relations, development communication, communication theory, gender issues, organizational response to activism, organizational power and structure, and scientific and technical writing. In 1995, she was elected to the Honor Roll of Women in Public Relations. In a 1990 Survey of the Profession, conducted by pr reporter, she was one of seven educators nationwide named most often as a role model and mentor who has helped shape and share the body of knowledge in public relations. In 1999, she was named to the Hall of Fame of the National Capital Chapter of the PRSA. That same year, she was listed in PR Week’s 100 most influential public relations people of the century and one of the country’s Top 10 educators. In Fall 2003, she was honored with the Alumni Achievement Award of North Dakota State University.