Juan-Carlos Molleda, School of Journalism and Communication

Juan-Carlos Molleda, Edwin L. Artzt Dean

Practice Areas: Public Relations, International Business, Global Corporate Public Relations Management

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Juan-Carlos Molleda is a public relations management expert whose research focuses on global corporate public relations management. Molleda is the co-author of the textbook Global and Multicultural Public Relations (2019) as well as co-author and co-director of three research reports of the Latin American Communication Monitor (2021, 2017, 2015). He has authored more than 44 refereed publications, 29 book chapters, and 57 conference research papers. He has more than 25 years of experience teaching and researching public relations and communication management, serving most recently as the public relations department chair in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. In addition to his outreach to the professional community, Molleda is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Public Relations and a founding member of its Commission on Global Public Relations Research, the Latin American liaison of the Public Relations Society of America’s Certification in Education for Public Relations, and a member of The LAGRANT Foundation Board of Directors, Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations’ Board of Advisors, and University of Sharjah (UAE) College of Communication’s Advisory Board. Between 2007 and 2013, he also held leadership positions (secretary, vice chair, and chair) with the Public Relations Division of the International Communication Association. In 2022, Molleda received the 2022 Institute for Public Relations Pathfinder Award for his significant and sustained contributions to the field of public relations through research, education, and leadership.

Recent Media:
Why aren’t more brands speaking out on social issues? Here’s what we know (Institute for Public Relations, Nov. 9, 2022)
Opinion: Local journalism needs federal support (The Oregonian, Oct. 29, 2021)
Lessons Earned: Leadership in a pandemic through the lens of higher education (Institute for Public Relations, June 2, 2020)
Public-funded Oroville Dam advertising called ‘propaganda.’ Here’s how much it cost (Sacramento Bee, Nov. 14, 2019)
Venezuela’s crisis is a tragedy - but comedy gold for satire, cartoons and memes (The Conversation, April 12, 2019)
Five on 5 – Juan-Carlos Molleda, PHD – University of Oregon (KOBI Medford, April 12, 2018)
Optimism, broad communications experiences drive new SOJC dean (Around the O, July 15, 2016)
Venezuelan propaganda infects and undermines Latin American PR professional organizations (The Conversation, April 10, 2015)