Jasmine Roberts


Jasmine Roberts is an educator, speaker, writer and strategic communication professional. She earned her bachelor's degree in communication studies and Spanish at the University of Michigan and her master's degree in communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

She joined the School of Communication at The Ohio State University in 2012, where she teaches upper level undergraduate courses in the areas of communication campaigns, strategic communication writing, persuasive communication, news writing, and public speaking. Her specific areas of expertise include public relations writing, campaign strategy, global marketing, feminist media, and media effects.

In conjunction with her communication expertise, Roberts is also an open education leader and advocate. She strives to ensure universities and colleges nationwide implement accessible and affordable learning practices. She is the author of "Writing of Strategic Communication Industries," a free, openly-licensed textbook and writing guide. She is also a presenter for the Open Textbook Network, an organization that “promotes access, affordability, and student success through the use of open textbooks.”

Prior to pursuing an academic career, Roberts worked as a marketing and public relations professional in nonprofit and entertainment industries. She is still an active communication professional, as she is a consultant for several local nonprofit organizations and small businesses, and writes regularly as a columnist for EdSurge.

* Communication 4337: Public Communication Campaigns

* Communication 2321: Writing for Strategic Communication

* Communication 2367: Persuasive Communication

* Communication 3345: Strategic Media Planning

* Communication 2221: Writing and Editing for the Media

* Communication 2110: Principles of Public Speaking

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Areas of Expertise
  • Strategic communication, public relations, open education
  • global marketing, media effects
  • BA, Communication Studies and Spanish (The University of Michigan)
  • MA, Communication (The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

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