Jeanne Persuit

    Assistant Professor
    Office: Leutze Hall # 237
    Phone: (910) 962-2616
    Fax: (910) 962-7061    

    Ph.D., Rhetoric, Duquesne University, 2009
    M.A., Corporate Communication, Duquesne University, 2000
    B.S., French, Penn State University, 1995

Jeanne M. Persuit, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. Dr. Persuit teaches courses in integrated marketing communication, public relations, corporate communication, and strategic writing. Her research interests are the rhetoric and philosophy of integrated marketing communication and communication ethics.  Before returning to Duquesne University for her Ph.D., Dr. Persuit worked in integrated marketing communication in the consulting engineering field and was a marketing communications manager for a Fortune 500 manufacturing company.

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