Cylor Spaulding is an assistant professor of public relations at Towson University. Prior to going into academia, he spent almost 10 years in the public relations industry, working for a number of agencies like Rogers & Cowan and Weber Shandwick. Dr. Spaulding has worked with clients across multiple industries ranging from technology and entertainment to non-profit. As such, he has managed media relations and consumer relations campaigns for multiple clients, including Activision, EA Sports, The Hazelden Foundation, id Software, Microsoft, and Cepia (maker of Zhu Zhu Pets), and has twice been part of an award-winning public relations team. Cylor’s academic research interests are varied but focus primarily on historical aspects of public relations, public relations and the LGBT community, and entertainment public relations. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Miami, a M.A. degree in Strategic Public Relations from the University of Southern California, and a B.A. degree in Journalism from Arizona State University.
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