|Name||David T. Harmes
|School||Media and Design
|Program|| Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours)
|Academic and Professional Designations||
|Courses Taught||Public Relations Research
Strategic Communication Management
International Public Relations
Public Relations Capstone
|Areas of Expertise & Interest||
Strategic Communication Research & Planning
Information Operations & Influence Activities
|Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities||
Chief Analyst, Canadian Forces International Broadcast Capability in Afghanistan. Peace Support Training Center, Kingston ON 2006-05-19 2011-03-19.
Second in Command, 32 CBG Influence Activities (IA) Company; 32 Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters, Toronto.
|Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications||
Nation-Building with Soft Power: Journalism and the Promotion of Democracy in Failed and Failing States. Annual Conference of the Canadian Communication Association, Carlton University Ottawa 2009-05-19.
International Broadcasting and State-Building in Afghanistan: The Case of Canada’s Rana FM. Dissertation prepared for Ryerson & York Universities Toronto, ON 2011-10-19.
|Additional Information||I am an academic and military officer specializing in the planning, development, and analysis of cultural intelligence and information strategy.
Drawing on over 20 years of professional practice, my experience in the assessment and design of Strategic Communication campaigns, including Psychological Operations (PSYOPS) and Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) is unique among communication scholars.
I hold a PhD in Communication & Culture, and specialize in research related to mass communication in post-conflict nation-building.