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Mitchell S Friedman

Senior Lecturer
Graduate School of Defense Management

Phone: (831) 656-3254
Research Interests
leadership, management communication, teaching in higher education
Teaching Interests
management communication, leadership, organizational behavior

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2019 Accreditation and Ethics Chair, Public Relations Society of America/San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
  • 2018 National Association of Parliamentarians
Licensures and Certifications
  • 2000 APR (Accredited in Public Relations), Public Relations Society of America

Scholarly Work

  • Book Chapters
  • Friedman, M. S, Become an #AcademicInfluencer: A Blueprint for Building Bridges between the Classroom and Industry.
  • Friedman, M. S, (2019). Case Studies on Ethical Leadership: Faculty-Student Relationship and Battling Board Members.
  • Book Reviews
  • Friedman, M. S, (2020). Review of Selling Sea Power: Public Relations and the U.S. Navy, 1917-1941.
  • Lectures
  • Friedman, M. S., Board of Ethics and Professional Standards, "Ethics Through Leadership and Organizational Lenses," Public Relations Society of America, Zoom webinar. (July 1, 2020).
  • Oral Presentations
  • Friedman, M. S., 2021 Communications School, "Get Prepared to Speak Impromptu," National Association of Government Communicators, Online. (May 27, 2021).
  • Panelists
  • Friedman, M. S., International Academy of Business Disciplines, "Public Relations Standards During the Pandemic: Understanding Excellence Within Context and Function". (March 26, 2021).
  • Panels (moderator)
  • Friedman, M. S., International Academy of Business Disciplines, "How the Public Relations Campaigns Class Can Better Meet the Needs of Nonprofit Community Partners: A Panel Discussion," University of North Florida, FL. (April 1, 2019).
  • Papers
  • Friedman, M. S., International Academy of Business Disciplines, "What About the Client in the Public Relations Campaigns Course? A Look at What the Literature Tells Us". (March 26, 2021).
  • Friedman, M. S., International Academy of Business Disciplines, "The Public Information Officer’s (PIOs) Participation in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) During Emergency Response: A Pilot Study," University of North Florida. (April 1, 2019).
  • Friedman, M. S., Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Educators Academy, "The Public Information Officer’s Role in Emergency Response: A Literature Review," PRSA Educators Academy, University of Texas at Austin, TX. (October 6, 2018).