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Diana Zulli

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Assistant Professor

Brian Lamb School of Communication 

Diana Zulli joins the Purdue University faculty as an assistant professor of public relations and political communication.

Zulli holds a Ph.D. from the University of Utah, a master’s degree from Texas State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University. Her research focuses on the interaction of communication theory, political rhetoric, and digital technology. In particular, she is interested in how communication theories function in, and are affected by, the rapidly changing digital communication environment, how news media shapes political discourse, and how digital technology affects political processes.

Zulli has industry experience in public relations, and she teaches a wide range of strategic communication topics, including public relations, advertising, and integrated marketing.