Visiting Instructor, Department of Marketing
A great teacher is one who is inspiring and is inspired by their students.
Dr. Garcia recently published “Framing sustainability: a visual analysis of multinational companies,” in the Journal of Marketing Communications, and “Perception is truth: how U.S. newspapers framed the ‘Go Green’ conflict between BP and Greenpeace,” in Public Relations Review, both refereed journals.
She presented “ E-marketing and globalization: a constant evolution,” at the STEP Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; “News coverage of the British presence in Iraq and the British public’s response: a comparison of al Jazeera and BBC News,” and “The tool of today’s trade in shaping new democracies: insights from Arab youths from the West to the Middle East,” at the Arab-U.S. Association for Communication Educators, Beirut, Lebanon; “The editorial green debate: a comparison of the framing of environmental issues in the Columbia Tribune and St. Louis Post-Dispatch” at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, Missouri; and “Action and Reaction: how U.S. newspapers framed the ‘Go Green’ conflict between BP and Greenpeace,” at the Institute for Public Relations Research Conference, Miami, Florida.
She holds a PhD in journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri; a Master of Science in mass communication from FIU; and a bachelor’s in communication from University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois.