Ron Prindle, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Integrated Media

Dr. Prindle is a public relations practitioner, author, and educator. He has over 30 years of public relations experience in federal, state, higher education, and nonprofit organizations.

Ron Prindle, Ph.D.

Contact Information

  • Spring 2024
    Mondays & Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m.
    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-10 a.m.
  • (509) 313-4726

Education & Curriculum Vitae

B.A., Gonzaga University

M.A., California State University, San Bernardino

MBA, Providence College

Ph.D., Gonzaga University

Courses Taught

PRLS 260: Public Relations Principles

PRLS 310: Writing for Public Relations

PRLS 340: PR Speech Writing & Delivery

PRLS 360: Strategic Communications

Prindle, Ron. (Spring 2016). Experiential Learning in Public Relations through Student-Conducted Research Assignments. Journal of School Public Relations, 36(2), 131-154.

McMahon, Colleen, & Prindle, Ron (2015). Speech Writing and Delivery for Public Relations. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Prindle, Ron (2012). Purposeful Resistance Leadership Theory. The International Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 3(15), 9-12.

Prindle, Ron (2011). A Role for Public Relations in Brand Messaging. The International Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 2(18), 32-36.

Prindle, Ron (2011). Social Media as a Military Communication Competency. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1(12), 203-207.

Prindle, Ron (2011). The Millennial Generation in the Military: Contemporary Challenges in Communication and the Case for Servant Leadership. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1(10), 113-116.

Zackrison, James, & Prindle, Ron (2009). Transformation (‘La Transformacion’): Una Opportunidad Para Transformarse (An Opportunity to Transform Transformation.) Estudios de Política y Estrategia (Political and Strategic Studies), Academia Nacional de Estudios Políticos y Estratégicos/ANEPE, Santiago, Chile, 113, 92-119.

Prindle, Ron (2008). Institutionalizing Diversity. United States Naval Institute. Proceedings, 134(1), 81-82.

Prindle, Ron (2007). The Importance of Office Ergonomics in a University Environment. The Ergonomics Report at

Prindle, Ron (2005). An Appreciative Case Study of Downsizing Effects on a Shore-Based Department of the Navy Reserve Support Organization. Dissertation Abstracts International, 67, 05:1814. (UMI No. AAT3193400).

Prindle, Ron (1998, October 15). Education Partnership Sends Teachers to Sea. San Diego County Navy Compass Magazine, 5(14), 10.

Health care benefits messaging and outreach to vulnerable and underserved demographics

Internal and external communication during organizational change events

Nonprofit organization branding communication