Allison Oster, MA

Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication Studies

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Allison Oster serves as an adjunct professor in the Department of Communication Studies, where she has taught courses in public relations since 2010. In addition to teaching, Oster is a senior account director for a content marketing company where she works with national and global B2B and B2C brands to identify and execute digital content strategies. Oster brings more than 20 years of experience in communication, content strategy, media and public relations, marketing, and social media for higher education, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit companies. She has a passion for exploring new trends, training the next generation of industry leaders and mentoring students and young professionals as they step into the field.


  • MA, Organizational Leadership, Azusa Pacific University
  • BA, Communication Studies, Azusa Pacific University


  • Certificate in Advanced Social Media, University of San Fransisco

Academic Areas

  • Communication
    • Department of Communication Studies
  • Writing Program


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

Courses Taught

  • PUBR 215 – Public Relations and Social Media
  • PUBR 330 – Writing 3: Public Relations Writing for Campaigns
  • WRIT 120 – Writing 1 Lab