PRJ - Faculty
Public Relations and Journalism


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Visiting Instructor of Public Relations

Elizabeth W. Burback

, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Public Relations

Phone: (315) 223-2472
Office: 181 Genesse Street, Suite 503

Elizabeth W. Burback, Assistant Professor of Public Relations and Digital Marketing, received her Master of Science in Communication and Media Technologies from Rochester Institute of Technology and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from LeMoyne College. ...More About Elizabeth W. Burback

Professor Chanatry

David M. Chanatry

, M.S.
Professor of Journalism

Phone: (315) 792-3812
Office: 107 DePerno Hall

Chanatry is Chair of Public Relations and Journalism and Associate Professor of Journalism at Utica College, where he teaches courses in broadcast news writing and television news reporting and producing. ...More About David M. Chanatry

Professor Paul J. MacArthur

Paul J. MacArthur

Professor of Public Relations and Journalism

Phone: (315) 792-3348
Office: 104 DePerno Hall

Professor MacArthur is Associate Professor of Public Relations. ...More About Paul J. MacArthur

Professor Brett Orzechowski

Brett J. Orzechowski

, M.S.
Asst. Professor of Journalism

Phone: (315) 223-2564
Office: 110 DePerno Hall

Brett Orzechowski joined the journalism faculty in 2015 after serving as CEO/Publisher of The Connecticut Mirror/Connecticut News Project, Inc., a public policy news organization in Hartford and Washington, D.C. ...More About Brett J. Orzechowski

Patricia Swann M.S.

Patricia (Pat) A. Swann

, M.S.
Professor of PR & Journalism

Phone: (315) 792-3243
Office: DePerno 106

Professor Swann is a former Dean of the School of Business and Justice Studies. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of journalism and public relations. ...More About Patricia A. Swann


David M. Chanatry, M.S.
Department Chair
107 DePerno Hall

(315) 792-3812
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502