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  • Ph.D. University of Florida
  • M.A. New York University
  • B.A. University of Florida
  • Media Effects
  • Political Communications
  • Perceptions of Newsworthiness and Recall
  • Global Communications
  • Media and Politics
  • Public Diplomacy

Guy Golan

Associate Professor Public Relations Also teaches in: Public Diplomacy Mass Communications Media Studies

Guy Golan teaches courses in public relations and public diplomacy. His research focuses on the complex interplay between international news, nation branding and global public opinion regarding nations and foreign policy.

He has published three dozen research articles in such journals as Communication Research, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Public Relations Research, and Mass Communication & Society.

Golan serves on AEJMC's research committee and is the founder and former head of AEJMC's political communication interest group.

Golan is editor-in-chief of


Recent Publications:

Arif, R., Golan, G. J., and Moritz, B. (2014). Mediated public diplomacy: US and Taliban
relations with Pakistani media. Media, War & Conflict, 7(2) 201–217.
Himelboim, I., Golan, G. J., Moon, B. B., & Suto, R. J. (2014). A Social Networks
Approach to Public Relations on Twitter: Social Mediators and Mediated Public
Relations. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26(4), 359-379.
Golan, G.J., and Munno, G. (2014). Few Latin American items appear on editorial pages. Newspaper Research Journal, 35(1), 20-35.
Golan, G.J. and Viatchaninova, E. (2014). The advertorial as a tool of mediated public diplomacy: Russia's outreach in India and the United States. International Journal of Communication. 8: 1268–128.
Golan, G. J. (2013). An integrated approach to public diplomacy. American Behavioral Scientist, 57(9), 1251-1255.
Golan, G. J. (2013). The gates of op-ed diplomacy newspaper framing the 2011 Egyptian revolution. International Communication Gazette, 75(4), 359-373.
Golan, G. J., and Viatchaninova, E. (2013). Government social responsibility in public diplomacy: Russia's strategic use of advertorials. Public Relations Review, 39(4), 403-405.
Golan, G. J., and Yang, S. U. (2013). Diplomat in Chief? Assessing the Influence of Presidential Evaluations on Public Diplomacy Outcomes Among Foreign Publics. American Behavioral Scientist, 57(9), 1277-1292.
Wei, R., and Golan, G. (2013). Political advertising on social media in the 2012 presidential election exploring the perceptual and behavioral components of the third-person effect. Electronic News, 7(4), 223-242.


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