Lauren Bacon Brengarth

Assistant Professor 

Contact Info
Office Phone:  255-3929
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~ Courses Taught ~

  • Strategic Communication Tactics
  • Public Relations and Social Media
  • Advanced Organizational Communication
  • Strategic Communication Tactics & Campaigns

~ Education ~

  • B.J., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

~ Background Information ~

Dr. Lauren Bacon Brengarth teaches strategic communication courses in the Organizational/Strategic Communication track. Her research focuses on strategic communication efforts in public relations, and she has a particular interest in nonprofit organizations and new media technologies.
Dr. Brengarth previously taught at the University of Missouri and Colorado State University-Pueblo. She brings over 10 years of industry experience to the classroom including nonprofit consulting, program management at Pikes Peak United Way; serving as Research & Marketing Director for Word Marketing in Columbia, MO; working in Alumni Relations & Development for the University of Missouri; and spending time in the newsroom as a reporter/anchor/producer for KOMU-TV, the NBC-affiliate in Columbia, MO.