Faculty Profile for Charles O Kaufman

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Charles O Kaufman
Senior Lecturer — School of Jrnlism & Mass Comm
OM 102D
phone: (512) 245-3479

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Charles Kaufman was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He received degrees from Northwestern University and The University of Texas at Austin. After a 16-year career with daily newspapers, Mr. Kaufman began a successful career in corporate and marketing publications and media relations. He has taught reporting and public relations courses at Texas State University since 2004. He has written two textbooks.

Teaching Interests

• Public Relations Campaigns
• Writing
• Entrepreneurism

Research Interests

• Public Relations Campaigns
• Bias and Propaganda at the United Nations
• Vintage and autographed sports memorabilia
Editor & Publisher of Sweet Spot, sweetspotnews.net since
• Baseball history: Bibb Falk

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Kaufman, C. 0. (2016). Engaging Public Relations: A Creative Planning Approach (Vol. 1). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishers. Retrieved from http://www.kendallhunt.com/engaging_pr/
  • Arthur Szyk: An Artist's Vision of Evil. Alkek Library. March 7, 2016 - May 5, 2016 Artists: 2
  • Kaufman, C. O. (2016). IdeaPower (Vol. 1). Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishers. Retrieved from http://www.kendallhunt.com/idea/
  • Kaufman, C. 0. (2016). "Evan Lindquist: Etching an Identity as a “Scientific Artist.” Journal of the Print World, 34, 7-. https://doi.org/ISSN: 0737-7436
  • Kaufman, C. 0. (2016). Materials and Cases on Law Practice Management. (T. M. Steele, Ed.). Newark, San Franscisco, Charlottesville: LexisNexis.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi. 2015 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi. 2014 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: International Association of Business Communicators. January 2000 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence Foundation Award, 2011, Texas State University. May 1, 2011

Selected Service Activities

B'nai B'rith International
November 2015-Present
SJMC Scholarship Committee
Alumni Committee
Board Member
Friends of Fine Arts
Undergraduate Advisor
Bobcat Promotions
January 2007-Present