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Priya Doshi Sr Professorial Lecturer School of Communication

Contact
Send email to Priya Doshi
(202) 885-2780 (Office)
SOC - School of Communication
McKinley - 312
Additional Positions at AU
Member, President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion
Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow
SOC Representative, Faculty Senate Committee  on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Degrees
B.A. Vassar College

M.A. Columbia University School of International Affairs

Bio
Priya Lothe Doshi is a senior professorial lecturer in strategic communications and Inclusion Officer for AU's School of Communication. She has 20 years of experience as a public relations practitioner creating and implementing strategic communications plans, conducting media relations, training spokespeople, and planning high profile events. She has spent most of her career working on communications initiatives for international policy issues for governments and non-profit organizations including the British and Swiss Embassies, the Meridian International Center, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Rights Working Group. She has also been an independent consultant working with her clients to develop messaging documents, write web articles and opinion editorials, and plan and implement the roll out of programs and projects. At American University, she teaches a number of courses in public relations and strategic communications including multicultural strategic communication, international strategic communication, communication theory, communication and society and public relations. As an university leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and an Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow, she's responsible for collaborating across the university to ensure a more inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff through programming, training and improved policies and procedures.

Ms. Doshi holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Vassar College.
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For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

Spring 2022

  • COMM-209 Communication and Society

  • COMM-447 Multicultrl Strat Comm Campgns

  • COMM-449 Int'l Strategic Communication

Fall 2022

  • COMM-209 Communication and Society

  • COMM-209 Communication and Society

  • COMM-301 Public Relations

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

Cross cultural communication, international PR, public diplomacy, multicultural communication, diversity, equity and inclusion in organizations (specifically higher education) and within the field of communication.

Additional Information

Priya Lothe Doshi is a professorial lecturer in strategic communications and Inclusion Officer for AU's School of Communication. She has 20 years of experience as a public relations practitioner creating and implementing strategic communications plans, conducting media relations, training spokespeople, and planning high profile events. She has spent most of her career working on communications initiatives for international policy issues for governments and non-profit organizations including the British and Swiss Embassies, the Meridian International Center, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Rights Working Group.

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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