Professor Rhonda Breit, LLB, PhD, joined AKU-GSMC in December 2014, as associate dean for academic affairs, responsible for developing and overseeing the school’s academic programs and research. Working with the AKU leadership, she is currently steering the accreditation of GSMC’s MA in Multi-Media Journalism and developing the Executive Masters in Media Leadership and Innovation to be launched later this year.
Prior to joining AKU-GSMC, Rhonda headed the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Queensland, in Brisbane, Australia. Author of Professional Communication: Legal and Ethical Issues, Rhonda enjoys teaching and researching in the areas of media law, ethics and professional accountability. She has published extensively in these fields. Throughout her 18-year academic career, Rhonda been vice-president research of the Journalism Education Association Australia (2009-2013) and spearheaded a national discipline standards project for Journalism, Media and Communications in Australia (2011-2014). She has worked as both a journalist and lawyer before joining the Graduate School.