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Frank W. and Sue Mayborn

School of Journalism

Gwen Nisbett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Sycamore Hall 244

Gwen Nisbett teaches Public Relations and Ethics in Strategic Communication.


PhD, Communication, University of Oklahoma

MSc, Media & Communication, London School of Economics

BA, Public Policy, College of William & Mary


Before starting an academic career, Nisbett worked for 10 years in campaign politics. This included work in political strategic communication at the national, statewide, and local levels.

Nisbett’s research interests include mediated social influence, political strategic communication, and political humor. She is particularly interested in non-traditional platforms for strategic political PR.

Nisbett is a native of Norman, OK and is a die-hard Sooner fan.

Email the Mayborn:


For prospective student information: moremayborn@unt.edu

For transfer course information: JOURAdvising@unt.edu

For inquiries, internship & other inquiries: journalism@unt.edu