Biography

Mitchell Friedman, EdD, APR, is a Visiting Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Public Policy at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. Since 2012, he also has served as Northern California Director of the Institute of Advanced Advertising Studies. This industry-sponsored program puts early career advertising agency professionals into real-life marketing environments. Friedman also helps a range of organizations to develop the communications and leadership skills of their employees.

Appointments
Visiting Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School, School of Business and Public Policy (2016-present)
Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco, School of Management (2009-2011)
Education
EdD, Organization and Leadership, University of San Francisco
MA, Modern European History, Stanford University
BA, History, Brandeis University
Expertise
Public Relations
Management Communication
Crisis Communication
Research
Crisis Communication
Leadership Development
Publications

Friedman, M. (2016). My evolution as a higher education leader and follower. In Mitchell, P., & Ramirez, S. (Eds.). Lessons in leadership: Tips for an emerging P-20 leader in the 2lst century, Los Gatos, CA: Robertson Publishing.

Friedman, M. (2016).  The 12 steps of addiction recovery programs as an influence on leadership development: A personal narrative. International Journal for Transformative Research. 3(2), 15-23. Retrievable from https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ijtr.2016.3.issue-2/ijtr-2016-0009/ijtr-2016-0009.xml?format=INT.

Friedman, M. (2015). Finding, securing, and maintaining part-time teaching positions in public relations. In Neff, B. & Johnson, T.L. (Eds.), Learning to teach: What you need to know to develop a successful career as a public relations educator (4th edition), New York, NY: Public Relations Society of America.

Friedman, M. (2013). Collaboration and peak performance in action at Pike Place Fish Market. In Mitchell, P., & Ramirez, S. (Eds.). Collaboration and peak performance, Los Gatos, CA: Robertson Publishing.

Friedman, M. (2013). Developing and teaching the crisis communication course. PRism Journal, 10(1). Retrievable from http://www.prismjournal.org/fileadmin/10_1/Friedman.pdf.

Friedman, M. (2012). Leadership development in undergraduate public relations students: A case study. Public Relations Journal, 6(4), 1-33. Retrievable from http://www.prsa.org/Intelligence/PRJournal/Documents/2012Friedman.pdf.

Friedman, M. (2003). Finding, securing, and maintaining part-time teaching positions in public relations. In Sallot, L. & DeSanto, B. (Eds.), Learning to teach: What you need to know to develop a successful career as a public relations educator (3rd edition) (pp. 11–14), New York, NY: Public Relations Society of America.