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Margaret Duffy, Ph.D.
  • Executive Director
(573) 884-9746
221F Lee Hills Hall
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO65211


Margaret Duffy is professor of Strategic Communication and Executive Director of the Novak Leadership Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. An author and consultant, Duffy conducts research and advises media organizations around the world. Her diverse consulting clients include Estee Lauder and the U. S. Army and she has obtained grants from the Pew and Knight Foundations. An award-winning scholar, Duffy’s research focuses on organizational communication, visual communication, narrative, digital media, news, and persuasion ethics.  She is a former marketing executive and serves on the board of the Institute for Advertising Ethics.

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