Marianne D. Sison is senior lecturer and program manager at RMIT University’s School of Media and Communication, Melbourne, Australia. She is convenor and founding chair of the Asia Pacific Public Relations Research and Education Network, an Urban Scholar at RMIT’s UN Global Compact Cities Program and Australian lead in the Global Capabilities Framework research project. A former Deputy Dean (International) at RMIT’s School of Media and Communication, she is a fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and member of the International Association of Business Communicators.
Zeny Sarabia-Panol is professor and associate dean at Middle Tennessee State University, USA. She also is the former editor of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s International Communication Research Journal and now serves on its editorial board. She also sits on the editorial board of the International Journal of Strategic Communication and AEJMC’s Journalism and Mass Communication Educator. An alumna of the Journalism and Mass Communication Leadership Institute for Diversity, she served as interim director of MTSU’s School of Journalism in 2008-09.