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Gregg Feistman Associate Professor School of Media and CommunicationStrategic Communication
Work Room 228 Weiss Hall, Main Campus
Work Phone: 215-204-0532 Work Fax: 215-204-8543

Office Hours:
MWF, 10-11 am & 3-3:30 pm, or by appointment


School Field Degree
Rowan University Communications BA
Marist College Communications MA

Biographical Information

Mr. Feistman’s 30+ years of business and PR experience includes past Membership on the Board of Directors of Philadelphia PRSA and a recipient of the Philadelphia PRSA Pepperpot and Drumbeater awards. In 2010, he was the recipient of PRSA’s Anthony J. Fulginiti Award for Commitment to PR Education. He received the School of Media and Communications’ Faculty Award for Service in 2012, and an Outstanding Service Award from the Dept. of Strategic Communication in 2011. He specializes in Public Relations, Strategic Communications Planning, Organizational Communication, Crisis Communications, Media Relations, and Reputation Management. On the Undergraduate level, Mr. Feistman teaches Fundamentals of PR Writing, Advanced PR Writing, Public Relations Management & Problems, and Public Speaking. On the Graduate level, he teaches Reputation/Image/Identity, Contemporary Issues in Communications, and conducts a PR Writing Boot Camp in the MS Program. He also serves as a Graduate student Capstone advisor. He serves as the Faculty Advisor for Temple’s chapter of PRSSA and Temple’s student-run PR firm, PRowl Public Relations. He also oversees the StratComm department’s Professional Advisory Board and hires, mentors and coaches PR adjunct faculty.

Courses Taught: (during the past 3 years)

STRC 3543 Fundamentals of PR Writing
STRC 3596 Advanced PR Writing
STRC 4859 PR Management & Problems
STRC 9090 Reputation/Image/Identity

Publications and Lectures

Feistman. G. (2011, October). Hard at work: Using games as a classroom learning device. Public Relations Tactics, 18(10). 17.


Type Title Coauthors Journal or publication Date
Textbook case study Practical Public Relations: Theories and Techniques That Make a Difference “Protesters Crash A Corporation” 06/06


Title Date
Conducting a Strategic PR Campaign 02/06
Event Planning 05/07
Reputation: Building It, Maintaining It, and What It Means For the Bottom Line 05/04
Storytelling to Build Organizational Culture and Values 04/10
The Architecture of Social Media 10/11
Using a game scenario in reputation management 10/10
Using New Media in PR: What’s Over-hyped and What Do We Really Need to Pay Attention To? 10/06


Title Type Date
The War Merchants Novel 09/09

School Service:

Name Type Position From To
PRSSA Departmental Faculty Advisor 09/2004 05/2010
PRowl Public Relations Departmental Faculty Advisor 09/2008 05/2010
TU-TV Faculty Advisory Committee College Member 01/10
SCT Branding Committee College Member 11/11
Faculty Senate College Member 09/13 09/15
2013 PRSA Conference College Manager 05/13 11/13

Teaching Awards:

Title Date Type
Phila. PRSA’s Anthony Fulginti Award 12/10 Commitment to PR Education
Outstanding Service 5/11 Strategic Communications Dept.

Service Awards:

Title Date Type
Outstanding Service 5/11 Certificate/Peer Recognition
Faculty Award for Service 5/12 Certificate/Peer Recognition
Tony Fulginiti Award for Committment to Educations 10/10 Plaque/Peer Recognition
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