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Burton Saint John

  • Burton Saint John
  • Associate Professor
  • Communication & Theatre Arts
  • 3010 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3834
  • bsaintjo@odu.edu
  • Education

    Saint Louis University, 2005
    Major: American Studies
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Wichita State University, 1993
    Major: Communications
    Degree: M.A.
    Wichita State University, 1988
    Major: English
    Degree: B.A.
    Defense Information School (DOD), 1979
    Major: Broadcast Journalism
    Degree: Other
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Accredited by the Public Relations Society of America
    Sponsoring Organization: Public Relations Society of America
    Expiration Date: 1996-12-31
  • Expertise

    Communication
    Public Relations and PR Campaigns / Crisis Communications / Propaganda Studies / Media Studies / Public Journalism / Employee Communications/ Marketing Communications/ Legislative Communications / Professional Communications (speechwriting, newsletter writing, public speaking)
    Crisis Communications
    Public Relations and PR Campaigns / Crisis Communications / Propaganda Studies / Media Studies / Public Journalism / Employee Communications/ Marketing Communications/ Legislative Communications / Professional Communications (speechwriting, newsletter writing, public speaking)
    English/Grammar
    Public Relations and PR Campaigns / Crisis Communications / Propaganda Studies / Media Studies / Public Journalism / Employee Communications/ Marketing Communications/ Legislative Communications / Professional Communications (speechwriting, newsletter writing, public speaking)
    Government Relations
    Public Relations and PR Campaigns / Crisis Communications / Propaganda Studies / Media Studies / Public Journalism / Employee Communications/ Marketing Communications/ Legislative Communications / Professional Communications (speechwriting, newsletter writing, public speaking)
  • 2006: Page Legacy Scholar, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2002: Three Bronze Quill Awards in Corporate Communications, International Association of Business Communicators
  • 2000: Two scholarships in American Studies, St. Louis University
  • 1999: Three Bronze Quill Awards in Corporate Communications, International Association of Business Communicators
  • 1998: Creativity in Public Relations Award, Public Relations News
  • 1998: Three Bronze Quill Awards in Corporate Communications, International Association of Business Communicators
  • 1996: All-Star Award, U.S. Postal Service
  • 1996: Eight awards in writing, graphic design, strategic communications, The Communicator Awards
  • 1995: Eleven Exceptional Performance Awards, U.S. Postal Service
  • 1994: Community Action Network (CAN) Award , Books for Kids Promotion
  • 1994: Five media relations awards, U.S. Postal Service
  • 1991: Two newsletter awards, U.S. Postal Service
  • 1990: Two newsletter awards, U.S. Postal Service
  • 1986: Grafton Scholarship in Creative Writing, Wichita State University
  • 1981: Honorable Discharge, U.S. Air Force
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research