Erica Ciszek research

Cultivating trust with LGBTQ publics

To this day, you can be fired for identifying as LGBTQ in over 30 U.S. states. Research shows that to enhance trust in conversations, organizations should first understand and acknowledge their publics, and then implement policies and procedures. With funding from the Page Center, scholar Erica Ciszek conducted a study that focuses on building relationships through the concept of trust.

Diana Sisson

Q&A with Page Center research fellow Diana Sisson

It is difficult to identify authenticity in a time when fake news and mistrust make headlines. Page Center research fellow Diana Sisson is bridging the gap between how practitioners and researchers define authenticity. Over the next two years, as part of her new research fellowship with the Center, Sisson will conduct a research project that will test definitions of authenticity.

2019 Call for Proposals Announced

Advocacy and narratives lead Page Center’s 2019 scholar grants announcement

The Page Center announced funding for its 2019 call for research proposals on advocacy communications and narratives in public communications. Thirty-two scholars from universities in the United States, Australia and Turkey were selected to create research projects that will build scholarly and public understanding of the two topics.

Marlene Neill

Q&A with Page Center research fellow Marlene Neill

Installing ethics education into classrooms around the globe is the top recommendation of a 2018 report released by the Commission on Public Relations Education. Marlene Neill, assistant professor at Baylor University, is creating a plan to help the Page Center answer the Commission’s call.

Awards

The Arthur W. Page Center Awards

Every year the Page Center honors icons of public communications who, over the course of their careers, have demonstrated a commitment to the concept of "truth well told."

Page Center Modules

Page Center Training Modules

The Page Center is strengthening the role of ethics education in communications classrooms. We offer 12 free online modules on a range of ethics topics in public relations.

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Legacy Scholar Grants

Support for scholars and professionals making important contributions to ethics and responsibility in public communication.