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Associate Head of School

  • Associate Professor Nitha Palakshappa

    Associate Professor Nitha Palakshappa

    Associate Head of School, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

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    Dr Nitha Palakshappa is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing at Massey University.  Before coming to Massey she was at the University of Waikato.  Nitha currently lectures in the field of Marketing Strategy and Management.

Administrative Staff

  • Daniel Parker

    Daniel Parker

    School Administrator - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

  • Michelle Pham

    Michelle Pham

    School Administrator - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

  • Danielle van den Berg

    Danielle van den Berg

    Personal Assistant - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

Academic Staff - Communication

  • Dr Andrew Chrystall

    Dr Andrew Chrystall

    Senior Lecturer in Communication - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Dr Andrew Chrystall’s research unfolds from the aesthetic-historical and interdisciplinary approach of Marshall McLuhan, the Toronto School of Communication, and Media Ecology. His research portfolio demonstrates sustained attention to the effects of media and the interrelations between culture and technology. In addition to his primary discipline(s)—Media and Communication Studies—Dr. Chrystall has a background in Public Relations, Sociology and Theology. He also had a vital and exciting career in a variety of “cultural” industries prior to becoming an academic. Dr Chrystall also likes surfing, playing judo and is an underwhelming jazz guitarist. 

  • Associate Professor Craig Fowler

    Associate Professor Craig Fowler

    Associate Professor - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Craig has been working at Massey since 2012. Prior to joining Massey he spent 12 years in the United States where he earned a Ph.D at Penn State, and was a faculty member at California State University, Fresno. He was trained as a quantitative researcher, but still dabbles in more qualitative work.

    He is on the editorial boards of Journal of Family Communication and Communication Quarterly, and is Vice-Chair of the Communication and Aging division of NCA (National Communication Association).

  • Dr Chris Galloway

    Dr Chris Galloway

    Senior Lecturer - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Chris joins many years of experience as a journalist and senior public relations specialist to his academic interests in issue, risk and crisis communication. He has taught at universities in both Australia and New Zealand.

    His other interests include the Middle East, especially the way public relations techniques are used to present and position different protagonists. He travels to the region as often as he can. He also writes about the impacts of new technologies on PR practice, especially Artificial Intelligence.

  • Mal Green

    Mal Green

    Senior Tutor - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Since 2017, I have been teaching workplace communication at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. After 45 years experience in community youth work and media production, I have recently moved into academia to pursue my interest in intercultural communication. For the past 20 years, I have been involved in social justice advocacy for immigrant young people and LGBTIQ* communities and I am interested in exploring the field of social advocacy communication. I am a PhD candidate studying perceptions of cultural inclusivity in communication in organisations.

  • Dr Diyako Rahmani

    Dr Diyako Rahmani

    Senior Lecturer - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Dr. Diyako Rahmani is a senior lecturer (Assistant Professor) of communication. He received his Ph.D. in intercultural communication from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland. Diyako teaches courses in intercultural and interpersonal communication, communication competence, and media studies. His research is mainly focused on self-disclosure and compliance with privacy regulations in online communication. Due to his ethnic background, Kurdish studies is also another area of his research. 

    Diyako is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), which assures personal development and professional practice in higher education teaching and learning.

Academic Staff - Marketing

  • Associate Professor Sandy Bulmer

    Associate Professor Sandy Bulmer

    Associate Professor - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Having both an academic and practitioner background, I consider myself a consumer researcher with a strong interest in teaching and supervision. The overarching theme of my research projects in marketing communication and branding can be summarised as investigating consumer experience using qualitative techniques. Consumers' experiences of marketing initiatives that I have studied include brand advertising on television, Instagram posts by fashion brands and retailers, self-service technology in supermarket checkouts, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) health care services, and healthy eating, exercise and sun-safe social marketing messaging.

     

  • Associate Professor Henry Chung

    Associate Professor Henry Chung

    Associate Professor - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Dr Chung is an Associate Professor in Marketing. He has published over 40 refereed papers in A*, A and SSCI journals. Dr Chung has 2045 and 1035 citations on Google Scholar and Scopus. He has been SI and AE for A* and A journals. He is in ERB of A* and A journals (e.g., EJM, IMM, JBR). He is a Vice Chair of AIB Asia Pacific. Dr Chung is named as World’s Top 2% of Scientists List, Stanford University (https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/3). His key research areas are technology marketing, marketing strategies, decision-making governance, immigrant enterprises, managerial ties, innovation and emerging market enterprises.

  • Simon Cope

    Simon Cope

    Senior Tutor - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Simon brings a strong mix of practical elements combined with solid theory to the classroom.  Having used his marketing knowledge to effectively market himself he then helped to grow a number of small business to the point of being sold as viable ongoing profitable entities. He then did an MBA specializing in direct marketing to further his education....Simon thrives on business strategising and implementation. 

  • Dr Sarah Dodds

    Dr Sarah Dodds

    Senior Lecturer in Retail and Marketing - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Dr Sarah Dodds has over 15 years experience teaching marketing at the tertiary level, has owned and operated her own health business, and had the privilege of starting her marketing career with NZ tourism. Her area of expertise is Consumer Behaviour and Services Marketing with a health care focus. Underlying her work is the philosophy that marketing can be used to contribute positively to society and specifically to people's well-being.

  • Dr Phoebe Fletcher

    Dr Phoebe Fletcher

    Lecturer - Digital Marketing - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Phoebe is a lecturer in Digital Marketing at the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing. She has an industry background, and has experience in corporate, government and the not-for-profit sector, working in a variety of marketing, communications and digital strategy roles. Her research interests are in emerging technologies, including digital marketing, social media, and social media warfare.

    She is the Vice President of Political Science and International Affairs for the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + International Studies. 

  • Dr Alexandra Ganglmair-Wooliscroft

    Dr Alexandra Ganglmair-Wooliscroft

    Senior Lecturer in Marketing Analytics - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

  • Dr Alexandra Hess

    Dr Alexandra Hess

    Senior Lecturer - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

  • Associate Professor Nitha Palakshappa

    Associate Professor Nitha Palakshappa

    Associate Head of School, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Dr Nitha Palakshappa is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing at Massey University.  Before coming to Massey she was at the University of Waikato.  Nitha currently lectures in the field of Marketing Strategy and Management.

  • Dr Loren Stangl

    Dr Loren Stangl

    Lecturer - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Dr Loren Stangl is a Lecturer in the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing at Massey University where she teaches Strategic Marketing Management and Market Planning.  Loren's area of interests include innovation, entrepreneurship and internationalisation. She is a strong advocate of enterprise engagement and the Assistant Director of the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre. Before coming to Massey,  Loren worked in industry for 14 years. She was a co-founder and International Marketing Director for an Indonesian home decor manufacturer from 1990-2003 and Assistant Director of Marketing for the largest Chinese food distributor in the US from 1986-1989. 

  • Prof Malcolm Wright

    Prof Malcolm Wright

    Professor - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

    Professor Malcolm Wright is the MSA Charitable Trust Chair in Marketing at Massey University.

Academic Staff - Retail and Analytics

  • Prof Jonathan Elms

    Prof Jonathan Elms

    Director of Research - Massey Business School

    Jonathan Elms is the Director of Research for Massey Business School, as well as the Sir Stephen Tindall Chair Professor in Retail Management. He is also the founding Director of the Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS), NZ's 'centre of excellence' for retail research, education and scholarship.

    Jonathan joined Massey in December 2014 after spending seven years at the Institute for Retail Studies (IRS), University of Stirling. At Stirling, Jonathan directed the IRS’ undergraduate retail marketing programmes delivered on campus and in Singapore.

    He holds a BSc (Hons) Marketing, MSc Management, and PhD in Marketing from Lancaster University

  • Dr Andrew Murphy

    Dr Andrew Murphy

    Senior Lecturer - School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing