Mohnish Kananathan

PhD Student and Graduate Assistant


B.A. in Advertising/Public Relations (Advertising Focus), Pennsylvania State University, 2020
M.S. in Advertising, Boston University, 2022

Research Interests

Mohnish is a PhD student focused on understanding and studying advertising and public relations, with an interest in learning how best to reach people in line with achieving advertising and public relations goals. In particular, Mohnish’s work addresses topics such as brand building and maintenance, reputational management, crisis management, crisis communications, new product adoption patterns, among other areas relevant to the effective practice of Advertising and Public Relations. 

Courses Taught

  • COMM 1000: The Process of Communication (Graduate Teaching Assistant)
  • COMM 3520: Communication Processes in Advertising (Instructor of Record)
  • COMM 3530: Public Relations (Instructor of Record)


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