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International association for the measurement and evaluation of communication
Jim Macnamara PhD is Distinguished Professor of Public Communication in the School of Communication at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
He is also a Visiting Professor at London School of Economics and Political Science, Media and Communications Department, and a Visiting Professor at the London College of Communication in the University of the Arts London (UAL). He is internationally recognised for his research into evaluation of public communication and for his work on organisational listening.
Jim was the recipient of the Don Bartholomew Award from the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) in 2017 for his contribution to the industry, and also the 2017 Pathfinder Award from the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) in the US, it’s “highest academic honour” for research in the field.
Jim is the author of 16 books including Organizational Listening: The Missing Essential in Public Communication published by Peter Lang, New York in 2016 and Evaluating Public Communication: Exploring New Models, Standards, and Best Practice published by Routledge UK in 2018.
His latest book, Beyond Post-Communication: Challenging Disinformation, Deception, and Manipulation, will be released in July by Peter Lang, New York.
Before becoming an academic researcher, Jim was the founder and CEO of the Asia Pacific office of the global media analysis firm, CARMA International, for more than a decade and, prior to that, had a 20-year career in communication practice spanning journalism and public relations.
Job Title: Distinguished Professor of Public Communication
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