Dr Marianne D. Sison is Deputy Dean (International) and senior lecturer at RMIT University’s School of Media and Communication, Melbourne, Australia. She received her PhD from RMIT University, (Australia), MA from the University of Florida (US) and BA from the University of the Philippines (Philippines). She has previously worked in corporate, consultancy and community public relations in Manila, Los Angeles and Melbourne.
Her research interests include global and intercultural public relations, corporate social responsibility, international public relations education and employee and community engagement. A Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA), she was chair of the Academic Committee for the World Public Relations Forum 2012 in Melbourne. Marianne is currently on the Research Committee of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).