Fraser Seitel to speak on 'Public Relations in the Age of Nationalism'

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Fraser Seitel, public relations practitioner, analyst, professor and author, will give a presentation titled "Public Relations in the Age of Nationalism" at the University of Northern Iowa at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, in the Rod Library's Scholar Lounge.

Seitel is the founder and president of Emerald Partners, a public relations firm located in Newark, New Jersey. He has authored three books in his career: "The Practice of Public Relations," "Ideawise: How to Transform Your Ideas" (co-authored with Steve Rivkin) and "Rethinking Reputation" (co-authored with John Doorley).

He is a public relations analyst for Larry King Live, MSNBC, Glenn Beck, Fox Business Network, The Fox Radio Network, National Public Radio, and has written opinion pieces for Fortune Magazine and O’Dwyers PR News. He also teaches as an adjunct professor at the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies' graduate program in Public Relations and Corporate Communication.

Seitel has quite the successful career, being named one of the "100 Most Distinguished Public Relations Professionals of the 20th Century." He has also been a senior counselor for Burson-Masteller, senior vice president and director of public affairs at Chase Manhattan Bank and spokesperson for the Rockefeller family.

This event is part of the Hearst Lecture Series and sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Gayle Pohl, associate professor of communication studies, at 319-273-6308 or, or Melissa Beall, professor of communication studies, at 319-273-2992 or


Gayle Pohl, associate professor, communication studies, 319-273-6308,

Melissa Beall, professor, communication studies, 319-273-2992,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-2761,