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Roberta R Doggett

Associate Instructor | Public Relations and Internship Coordinator

Communication | College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise


Bachelor of Social Work  
Master of Science in Journalism  
West Virginia University, home of the "Mountaineers"


Roberta “Bobbi” Reid Doggett, APR, CPRC, associate instructor of communication, has more than 15 years practical experience in the public relations field before coming to teach at UNF. She began her career as the community relations director for the American Lung Association of Florida in Jacksonville. Over the course of her career with the Lung Association, she served as director of financial development and public relations and later advanced to state director of communications. Upon leaving the Lung Association, Doggett became communications associate for Southside Baptist Church and began to freelance as a public relations consultant. Doggett’s degrees are from West Virginia University where she studied social science and journalism. She is accredited in public relations through the Public Relations Society of America and is certified as a public relations counselor through the Florida Public Relations Association. In addition Doggett has served as president for both the PRSA and FPRA local chapters, worked with the accreditation process on both the local and national levels, and served in various other leadership capacities for both organizations. Prior to joining the UNF faculty, she served for eight years as an adjunct faculty member in communication at Jacksonville University.


Accredited in Public Relations, APR   
Certified Public Relations Counselor, CPRC  
Various Image Awards through the Florida Public Relations Association


Faculty Advisor, Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)  
Past President, North Florida Chapter, Public Relations Society of America  
Past President, Florida Public Relations Association, Jacksonville Chapter

Grants and Contracts Awarded

UNF Community Scholar 4th Cohort
Engaged Department Grant for the Department of Communication

Publications & Presentations

Panel Presentation: "How the public relations campaign class can better meet the needs of nonprofit community partners," International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) Annual Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, April 2019


Presentation: "Transform the classroom into a civic-learning environment," The Gulf South Summit Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, February 2013

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