Donnalyn Pompper, Ph.D., APR

Associate Professor, School of Media & Communication, Temple University

Power is the thread that binds my research interests as it relates to organizations and media representations. I'm always available to consider research project collaborations with students and colleagues!


Let's collaborate!

Ph.D., 2001, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Mass Media & Communication. Dissertation: Framing the Public Policy Issue of Environmental Risk, 1983-1997.

M.J., 1995, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Journalism, Public Relations, and Advertising.

B. A., 1983, Glassboro State College (now Rowan University), Glassboro, NJ, Department of Communication, double concentration in Journalism and Public Relations.

Accredited Public Relations (APR), 2002, Universal Accreditation Board, Public Relations Society of America, New York.

Pompper, D. (2014). Practical and theoretical implications of doing difference in organizations. International Perspectives in Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion series. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Pompper, D. (2015). Corporate social responsibility and public relations: Negotiating multiple complex challenges. New Directions in Public Relations and Communication Research series. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge.

Opel, A., & Pompper, D. (Eds.) (2003). Representing resistance: Media, civil disobedience, and the global justice movement. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Pompper, D. (2014). Female Tunisian revolutionaries, leadership, and social (dis)order in global news production. Mass Communication & Society, 17(4).

Jung, T., & Pompper, D. (2014). Assessing instrumentality of mission statements and social-financial performance links: Corporate social responsibility as context. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 8(2).

Pompper, D., & Crandall, K. (2014). The erotic-chaste dialectic and the new southern belle code at the high school prom: Feminine gender role stress across socio-economic factors. The Journal of Popular Culture, 47(5).

Pompper, D., & Jung, T. (2013). Outnumbered yet still on top, but for how long? Theorizing about male public relations practitioners working in the feminized field of public relations. Public Relations Review, 39, 497-506.

Liu, B. F., & Pompper, D. (2012). The crisis with no name: Defining the interplay of culture, ethnicity, and race on organizational issues and media outcomes. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 40(2), 127-146.

Pompper, D. (2012). On social capital and diversity in a feminized industry: Further developing a theory of internal public relations. Journal of Public Relations Research, 24(1), 86-103.

Pompper, D. (2011). Cheap labor speaks: PR adjuncts on pedagogy and preparing millennials for careers. Public Relations Review, 37(5), 456-465.

Pompper, D. (2011). Fifty years later: Mid-career women of color against the glass ceiling in communication organizations. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 24(4), 464-486.

Spangler, I., & Pompper, D. (2011). Corporate social responsibility and the oil industry: Theory and perspective fuel a longitudinal view. Public Relations Review, 37(3), 217-225.

Pompper, D. (2010). Masculinities, the metrosexual, and media images: Across dimensions of age and ethnicity. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 63(9), 682-696.

Pompper, D. (2010). Researcher-researched difference: Adapting an autoethnographic approach for addressing the racial matching issue. Journal of Research Practice, 6(1),

Pompper, D., Lee, S., & Lerner, S. (2009). Gauging outcomes of 1960s social equality movements: Nearly four decades of gender and ethnicity on the cover of the Rolling Stone magazine. The Journal of Popular Culture, 42(2), 273-290.

Pompper, D., & Choo, Y-F. (2008). Advertising in the age of TiVo: Targeting teens and young adults with film, television product placements. The Atlantic Journal of Communication, 16(1), 49-69.

Pompper, D., Soto, J., & Piel, L. (2007). Male body image and magazine standards: Considering dimensions of age and ethnicity. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 84(3), 525-545.

Pompper, D., & Higgins, L. (2007). Corporation bashing in documentary film: A case study of news coverage and organizational response. Public Relations Review, 34(3), 429-432.

Pompper, D. (2007). The gender-ethnicity construct in public relations organizations: Using feminist standpoint theory to discover Latinas realities. The Howard Journal of Communications, 18(4), 291-311.

McClung, S., Pompper, D., & Kinnally, W. (2007). The function of radio for teens: Where radio fits among youth media choices. The Atlantic Journal of Communication, 15(2), 103-119.

Pompper, D., & Adams, J. (2006). Under the microscope: Gender and mentor-protégé relationships in public relations. Public Relations Review, 32(3), 309-315.

Laborde, J., & Pompper, D. (2006). Public relations program evaluation and encroachment effect in the for-profit sector. Public Relations Review, 32(1), 77-79.

Pompper, D. (2005). Multiculturalism in the public relations curriculum: Female African-American practitioners perceptions of effects. The Howard Journal of Communications, 16(4), 295-316.

Pompper, D. (2005). Difference in public relations research: A case for introducing Critical Race Theory. Journal of Public Relations Research, 17(2), 139-169.

Hardin, M., & Pompper, D. (2004). Writing in the public relations curriculum: Practitioner perceptions versus pedagogy. Public Relations Review, 30(3), 357-364.

Pompper, D. (2004). Linking ethnic diversity and two-way symmetry: Modeling female African-American practitioners' roles. Journal of Public Relations Research, 16(3), 269-299.

Pompper, D. (2004). At the 20th century's close: Framing the public policy issue of environmental risk. The Environmental Communication Yearbook, 1, 99-134.

Pompper, D., & Koenig, J. (2004). Cross-cultural-generational perceptions of ideal body image: Hispanic women and magazine standards. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 81(1), 89-107.

Arpan, L., & Pompper, D. (2004). Stormy weather: Testing stealing thunder as a crisis communication strategy to improve communication flow between organizations and journalists. Public Relations Review, 29(3), 291-308.

Pompper, D., & Feeney, B. F. (2002). Traditional narratives resurrected: The Gulf War on LIFE magazine covers. Journal of Magazine and New Media Research, 4(2),

Pompper, D. (1993). The empress of publishing: The other Frank Leslie. Media History Digest, 13(1), 2-10.

Pompper, D. (2014). Interrogating inequalities perpetuated in a feminized field: Using Critical Race Theory and the intersectionality lens to render visible that which should not be disaggregated. In C. Daymon and K. Demetrious (Eds.), Gender and public relations: Critical perspectives on voice, image and identity (pp. 67-86). New York: Routledge.

Pompper, D. (2013). Volunteerism and corporate social responsibility: Definitions, measurement, roles and commitment. In L. Lewis, L. Gossett and M. Kramer (Eds.), Volunteering and communication: Studies from multiple contexts (pp. 273-295). New York: Peter Lang Publishers.

Pompper, D. (2013). Diversity matters: Harnessing the power of diversity for your organization. In J. Wrench (Ed.), Workplace communication for the 21st century: Tools and strategies that impact the bottom line (pp. 131-155). Westport, CT: Praeger Publications.

Pompper, D., & Crider, D. (2012). New media and symmetry-conservation duality: As viewed through the legal / public relations counselor relationship lens. In S. G. Duhe (Ed.), New media and public relations, 2nd ed. (pp. 31-39). New York: Peter Lang.

Pompper, D. (2012). Planning to succeed: Role models of women working in mediated message industries. In R. A. Lind (Ed.), Race/gender/media: Considering diversity across audiences, content, and producers, 3rd ed. (pp. 328-334). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Pompper, D. (2003). "The West Wing:" White House narratives that journalism cannot tell. In P. Rollins and J. E. O'Connor (Eds.), The West Wing: The American presidency as television drama (pp. 17-31). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.

Pompper, D. (2002). Blurring of place and space: Representations of patriotism in an "All-America City." In B. Greenberg (Ed.), Communication and terrorism: Public and media responses to 9/11 (pp. 153-162). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Pompper, D. (2002). From Loch Ness monsters to global warming: Framing environmental risk in a supermarket tabloid. In M. Meister and P. Japp (Eds.), Enviropop: Studies in rhetoric and popular culture (pp. 111-140). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Pompper, D. (1996). Broadcast in the Caribbean and Latin America. In A. Wells (Ed.), World broadcasting: A comparative view (pp. 185-205). Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Company.

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