Patrick Merle

Graduate Part-Time Instructor
Ph.D. Texas Tech University, 2013
Phone: +1.806.834.
Office: 705
Office Hours: Appt. only
  • PR3310: Principles of Public Relations
  • PR4301: International and Multicultural Public Relations
  • JOUR3312: Reporting
  • EMC3308: Visual Communication

Specialized training: Political communication; agenda setting and intermedia agenda setting; cross-national perspectives; survey and experiments

  • International reporter/editor for Eurosport/TF1 (France's national television-web and television)
  • Coverage of special events (2005 London terrorist attacks, 2004 Summer Olympics preparations from Athens, 2001 Sept 11 documentary in NY)
  • Editorial assistant to Paris bureau chiefs of The Christian Science Monitor and The New York Times
  • Translator French/English: French documentaries, Television scripts, manuscripts

Leadership / awards:
  • 2012 - AEJMC annual convention graduate travel fund recipient
  • 2012 - Nominee for Mentor of the Year Award, Texas Tech University
  • 2012 - AEJMC MidWinter Top Paper Award Mass Communication & Society Division
  • 2011 - Ph.D. scholarship recipient, World Association for Public Opinion Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2011 - Media Agenda Project scholarship recipient, Paris, France
  • 2011 - President's Diversity and Equity Award, Texas Tech University

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