Dr. Linda Perry
Lecturer of Agricultural Education and Communication
Dr. Linda Perry earned her Ph.D. at the University of Florida with emphasis on mass communication law. She has more than 30 years of experience in the communication field, including morethan 20 years in teaching and research, and several years as a professional communicator and manager in public relations and journalism.
Perry currently teaches Strategic Communication Campaigns and Research and Business Writing in the UF College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as well as International Issues Management and Crisis Communication in the College of Journalism and Communication’s Global Strategic Communication program.
From 2005 to 2012, Perry was a visiting senior fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS), where she coordinated development of the communication management (CM) curriculum and served as CM unit coordinator for the NUS Communications and New Media Department, which was ranked third globally in 2012 by QS World University Rankings.
Perry has taught several undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations at UF as well as communication, journalism and public relations courses at Purdue University and Flagler College. Her areas of expertise include strategic communication, issues management, public relations principles, public opinion theory, media law, First Amendment theory, access to government-held information, writing for media, message design and visual communication.