Stephanie Mahin examines how organizations, for better or worse, use social media and social networks to mobilize stakeholder groups from purchase interest to protest.
She teaches public relations, media relations and crisis communication.
Dr. Mahin comes to UNC Kenan-Flagler from the University of Indianapolis where she was a communication professor and taught public relations.
She began her career as a television reporter and received National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award in 2014 and 2015. She worked for nearly 15 years in public relations for the UNC Health Care System before she began her academic career.
She is a member of the Association of Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication, National Association of Communication and International Association of Communication.
Dr. Mahin received her PhD from the UNC School of Media and Journalism, where she was a Roy H. Park Fellow. She earned her MS from N.C. State University and her BS from Butler University.