Kimberly Weller , Ph.D.
- Associate Professor
- Graduate Faculty
- Knight School of Communication
Dr. Weller began her academic career in 1994 and has since taught over 40 different college courses focusing mainly in the field of organizational communication. She first joined Queens in 2001 as an adjunct instructor and grew steadily more immersed in the Queens community, resulting in her joining the Knight School of Communication faculty full-time in 2009. Dr. Weller's recent graduate course offerings include Organizational Identity & Brand, Creativity and Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship, Crisis and Issues Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Expanding Communication Boundaries.
Dr. Weller's specialty areas are integrated strategic communication and organizational learning. She is passionate about studying the transformative effects of an unprecedented rate of marketplace and communication technology change on business strategy, operations, and culture, as well as on the lives of employees.
Believing that tomorrow’s great ideas will come from embracing an entrepreneurial spirit that encourages risk taking, innovation, and pursuing one’s passions, Dr. Weller loves helping people create, implement, and market their ideas and enterprises.
Dr. Weller serves as a strategic communication and organizational learning consultant helping organizations craft creative brands and stories. She also works with business leaders to cultivate innovative learning experiences and entrepreneurial workplace cultures. Dr. Weller’s other professional experience includes advertising, public relations, and marketing.
- B.A. - Speech Communication ; Vanderbilt University
- M.A. - Communication Studies; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Ph.D. - Communication Studies; University of South Florida
- Faculty Appreciation Award, Master of Arts in Communication 2011 Knight School of Communication