Allison Oster, M.A.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication Studies
Phone: (626) 815-4518
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Biography

Allison Oster serves as an adjunct professor in the Department of Communication Studies, where she has taught courses in public relations for the past seven years. In addition to teaching, Oster is the senior editorial director and senior social media strategist for Azusa Pacific’s Office of University Relations. There, she oversees a team of editors and gives direction to content and social media strategy for the university. Oster brings 17 years of experience in media relations, public relations, marketing, content strategy, and social media for higher education and nonprofit organizations. She has a passion for exploring new trends and training the next generation of industry leaders, and enjoys opportunities to mentor students and young professionals as they step into the field.

Education

  • M.A., Organizational Leadership, Azusa Pacific University
  • B.A., Communication Studies, Azusa Pacific University

Credentials/Certifications

  • Certificate in Advanced Social Media, University of San Fransisco

Academic Areas

  • Communication
    • Department of Communication Studies
  • Writing Program

Expertise

  • Content Strategy
  • Editing and Writing
  • Media Relations
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media

Courses Taught

  • PUBR 250 – Introduction to Public Relations
  • PUBR 315 – Public Relations and Social Media
  • PUBR 330 – Writing 3: Public Relations Campaigns
  • WRIT 120 – Writing 1 Lab

Office Hours

By appointment

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