Dane Kiambi

Classes Taught

  • COMC 3380 - Research Methods
  • COMC 3311 - Public Relations Strategies


  • Crisis and risk communication
  • International public relations
  • Reputation management
  • Health communication message design and evaluation


  • Three years as a newspaper reporter in Kenya
  • Two years as a public relations practitioner with an agency in Kenya

Leadership / Awards

  • Study Abroad Program Research Grant, TTU, Summer 2011
  • The Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship, TTU, Fall 2010
  • Graduate Part Time Instructor Assistantship, TTU, 2010-2013
  • Elizabeth S. Turner Scholarship, Miami University, OH, 2006-2008
  • United Nations Volunteers (UNV), Top Volunteer Award, 2001
  • Kenya Institute of Mass Communications (KIMC), Journalist of the Year Award, 2001


  • Kiambi, D. M. (accepted with revisions). Kenya Airways’ plane crash and crisis communication: A case study. Public Relations Review (2012).
  • Kiambi, D. M., & Nadler, M. K. (2012). Public relations in Kenya: An exploration of public relations models and cultural influences. Public Relations Review, 38(3), 505-507.
  • Kiambi, D. M. (2012). Ethnic Appeal: A self-defense tool for Kenyan politicians. Public Relations Review, 38(1), 144-146.