Rick Rockwell | Webster University

Rick Rockwell

Rick RockwellRick Rockwell leads the Global Marketing and Communications (GMC) unit responsible for aligning marketing, communications and brand marketing activities across the St. Louis, metro, military, and online programs with the University's mission and vision. This division includes the offices of Creative Services, Digital Marketing and Communications, Strategic Communications and Public Relations. It is responsible for creating awareness of the University's global brand and managing institutional reputation.

Rockwell is the co-author of the book, “Media Power in Central America,” which won a National Choice Award from the American Library Association, among other accolades. He has worked as a radio and television producer for ABC News, a freelance reporter/producer for the PBS “NewsHour,” and a senior producer for Discovery Communications. Rockwell earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism (BSJ) degree in radio-TV journalism from Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in international journalism from the University of Southern California. Rockwell is the former associate dean of the School of Communications.  He has taught courses in social media, podcasting, and international communications for the School.

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • International communications
  • Latin American media and culture
  • Journalism for radio and television
  • Podcasting
  • Organization communications


Latin America Goes Global
Crime and Violence: The Importance of Good Stats
Violence, Self Censorship, and Culture
Populism and Modern-Day Conspiracy Theories

Webster University News
Rick Rockwell Named Chief Communications Officer
Rockwell Assumes Interim Chief Communications Officer Role to Lead Global Marketing and Communications
Rockwell in International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics: Evolving Media Structures in Central America

Webster Today
Rockwell in Latin American Studies Conference in Peru
Webster University Honored in St. Louis Green Business Journal
Around Webster: Rockwell Cited for Work with Journalists in Afghanistan
In the News: Rockwell on Cuba
SOC's Rockwell Completes Costa Rica Speaking Tour

Webster University Names Rick Rockwell SOC Associate Dean

School of Communications RSS Feed
Rockwell Teaches in Rural Liberia
Gov. Bob Holden Leads Delegation to Cuba
Webster Students Win Press Club Scholarships

Contact Information

Office phone 314-246-8280
Email or rickrockwell@webster.edu

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