Bachelor of Laws, Otago University, New Zealand, MA (Communication - Org.Comm.), CSU and Doctor of Philosophy (CSU)
"The really interesting aspect about the public relations and organisational communication courses are how many graduates you keep meeting with employment in the corporate world, in consulting and not for profits. Zoos, blood banks, financial services, high tech companies and strategic consultancies are only a few of the many exciting and diverse jobs that the course prepares you for."
Donald Alexander has held senior public relations management positions in both the finance and manufacturing sectors. He has also managed consultancies in technology and general sectors.
Donald is now a Senior Lecturer in Public Relations and Organisational Communication, in the School of Communication and Creative Industries. Prior to joining CSU, he worked as a Senior Lecturer in Public Relations and Professional Communication at Central Queensland University.
I am currently responsible for the first year public relations subject, COM116 internally on the Bathurst campus and also the DE version; I also coordinate COM322 Global and Regional Public Relations, a third year subject and COM538, Communication in Organisations, a distance Master's degree subject and supervise in a Master's dissertation subject. There is also Honours subjects COM416 (research methods) and COM418 (directed readings). In session two I coordinate the public relations component of CCI300 a capstone final year subject that involves a project, a research paper and a portfolio. As well I am responsible for COM540, a Master's subject on corporate culture and communication and COM232 Public Relations Strategy.
Donald is enrolled in a PhD at Charles Sturt University where he is studying aspects of leadership communication. He is Research Productive and his interests are: