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Media and Public Information

Issues and Crisis Team

University Spokesperson
Emily Gerkin Guerrant

Deputy Spokesperson
Dan Olsen

Director of Public Relations
Sydney Hawkins

Media Contacts by College and Topic

Kim Ward, Senior Public Relations Manager

Colleges: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Education, Engineering, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB), Human Medicine, James Madison, Law, Lyman Briggs, Natural Science, Nursing, Osteopathic Medicine, Social Science, Veterinary Medicine

  • College of Social Science: psychology, history, child development, economics, sociology, political science, public policy, anthropology, Asian Pacific American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, history
  • College of Education: teacher preparation, reading levels/scores, disability awareness/training, counseling, kinesiology, education psychology
  • College of Agriculture and Natural Resources: AgBioResearch, MSU Extension, Center for PFAS Research, Kellogg Biological Center, ecology, Evolution and Behavior Program, Center for Regenerative Agriculture, Center for Research on Ingredient Safety, Plant and Agricultural Science, climate and sustainability, water, packaging
  • Health Sciences: nursing, osteopathic medicine, human medicine, public health, veterinary medicine
  • College of Natural Science: chemistry, cell and molecular biology, computational mathematics, biological sciences, earth and environmental science, ecology, evolution and behavior, neuroscience, plant research lab, physiology, physics and astronomy

Alex Tekip, Public Relations Manager
Colleges: Arts and Letters, Communication Arts and Sciences, Eli Broad College of Business, International Studies and Programs, Music, Residential College in Arts and Humanities

  • College of Music: instrumental music, music performance, music education, Jazz studies, music theory, composition, conducting
  • College of Arts and Letters: African American and African Studies, art, art history and design, film studies, literature, linguistics, languages and cultures, philosophy, religion, romance and classical studies, Native American studies, theater
  • Eli Broad College of Business: supply chain, hospitality, finance, accounting, human resources, marketing, management, real estate, sports business management
  • College of Communication Arts and Sciences: journalism, advertising, public relations, social media, game design and development, user experience and technologies, telecommunication, health and risk communication, communicative science and disorders