Judy VanSlyke Turk, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management and co-chair of its Research & Education Committee. She will be co-editor of the special issue of Public Relations Review, scheduled for publication in 2015, that will include top papers from the 2014 Research Colloquium. She is a past president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and of the Association for Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication. In 1992, she was named Educator of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America. She is professor emerita in the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.