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  1. 1. 1 Sergei A. Samoilenko Resume 8323 Cottage Hill Court, Gaithersburg MD 20877 Email: sergeisamoilenko@gmail.comLANGUAGESRussian (native), English (fluent), German (fluent), French (basic), Spanish (basic)EDUCATIONCommunication (Health, Risk and Crisis), M.A., 2006George Mason University Fairfax, VAApplied Linguistics (German and English Translation), B. A. and M.A., 1999Institute of Economics, Law and Natural Sciences at Kuban State University, RussiaACADEMIC EXPERIENCEFull-time Communication Instructor, August 2010 - presentDepartment of CommunicationGeorge Mason University, Fairfax, VAI teach a variety of undergraduate communication courses (Communication Research Methods,Organizational Communication, Business Communication, Communication Theory, Introduction to PublicRelations Intro, and Multimedia PR Techniques). I also serve as an advisor to the local chapter of PublicRelations Society of America (PRSSA).Full-time Public Relations Instructor and Public Outreach Chair, July 2008 – May 2010A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass CommunicationsKansas State University, Manhattan, KSAs public relations instructor, I developed and taught courses in public relations and strategiccommunications (Intro to PR, PR Techniques, PR Writing, and International Public Relations).As public outreach chair, I oversaw the work of the Public Outreach Committee and facilitated theplanning and organization of public outreach activities including advertising, media relations,fundraising, alumni relations, special event planning, national and international student recruiting,international research partnerships and academic exchanges.As K-State advisor for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSSA), I developed, planned andcoordinated career building educational activities for the local PRSSA chapter. They included: careerplanning workshops, social media outreach projects, participation in local and national seminars andconferences, and collaboration with national marketing and public relations agencies.Adjunct Marketing Instructor, Spring 2008Department of Prevention and Community HealthSchool of Public Health and Health ServicesGeorge Washington University, Washington, DCAdjunct Communication Instructor, June 2006 – June 2008Department of CommunicationGeorge Mason University, Fairfax, VAGraduate Teaching Assistant, September 2003 – May 2006Department of CommunicationGeorge Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  2. 2. 2Youth Counselor, June – September, 1998, 1999 and 2001The Salvation ArmyFredericksburg/Hampton, VAEnglish Language Instructor, September 1998 – September 1999Foreign Language Agency “Pleady”, Krasnodar, RussiaPROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION EXPERIENCEAssistant to Program Director (Internship), June 2007 - September 2007 IFirefly International Children’s NetworkWashington, DCI coordinated public outreach and events planning for donors and US government officials;translated research materials on public health and child welfare in Eastern Europe; andconducted research on health intervention campaigns and adoption issues, legal aspects for family-reservation and foster care.Public Relations Specialist (Internship), June 2005 - January 2006International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC)Washington, DCI prepared weekly press releases and reports for IACC members and donors; coordinated publicoutreach and special events planning; and provided monitoring of media news on counterfeiting issues.Russian Translator/Interpreter, September 2000 - January 2001TACIS (European Union Legal Protection for Small Businesses)Krasnodar, Russian FederationI served as a conference interpreter for local law conferences; planned and coordinated special eventsfor EU attorneys; and conducted research pertaining to cases of law violation in Southern RussiaAssistant to Contracts Manager, September 1999 – June 2001Caspian Pipeline ConsortiumKrasnodar, RussiaI oversaw government relations and B2B communications; served as a conference and field interpreterand technical translator in English, Russian and German; and facilitated negotiations with Russianauthorities for FAB (German Pipeline Company) and Fluor Daniel.SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONSJournal Articles and Book ChaptersSamoilenko, S.A., Ballard-Reisch, D., Akhatova, B.A. (2012, in press). Evaluating employer communication competency expectations in Kazakhstan Case Study. In D. Breakenridge, Social media and public relations: Eight new practices for the PR professional. (pp.x-xxx). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, NJ: FT Press.Goroshko, E. I., & Samoilenko, S.A. (2011). Twitter as a conversation through e-learning context. Journal of Social Informatics, Issue 15, issue-15-2011/Samoilenko, S.A. (2011). Foreword. In D. M. Scott, New rules of marketing and PR (Russian Edition). (pp.15-18). Moscow, Russia: Alpina Press.
  3. 3. 3Samoilenko, S.A. (2010). Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, US. In S. H. Priest (Ed.), Encyclopedia of science and technology communication. (Vol. 2, pp. 787-789). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.Rowan, K. E., Botan, C. H., Kreps, G. L., Samoilenko, S. A., & Farnsworth, K. (2008). Risk communication education for local emergency managers: Using the CAUSE model for research, education, and outreach. In H. D. O’Hair & R. Heath (Eds.). Handbook of risk and crisis communication. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Note: This edited book won the PRIDE Award from the Public Relations Division of the National Communication Association for the best scholarly book on public relations published in 2010.Rowan, K. E., Kreps, G . L., Botan, C.H., Sparks, L., Samoilenko, S., & Bailey, C. L. (2008). Responding to terrorism: Risk communication, crisis management, and the CAUSE model. In H. D. O’Hair, R. L. Heath, G. Ledlow, & K. Ayotte (Eds.), Terrorism: Communication and rhetorical perspectives (pp. 421-449). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.SELECTED RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONSSamoilenko, S. (2011, November). Qualitative and quantitative measurement metrics for social media marketing. Presented at the annual professional conference Eurasian PR Event, Almaty, Kazakhstan.Samoilenko, S.A. (2011, September). Reconceptualizing business communication in the age of globalization.. Paper presented at the 3rd Hamburger International Congress for Business Communication, in Hamburg, Germany.Samoilenko, S.A. (2011, May). American Influences on the Study of Public Relations in Russia. Paper presented at the 61 International Communication Conference, Boston, MA.Samoilenko, S.A. (2011, April). The new age of public relations in Russia. Paper presented at Global Research Conference in Charlotte, NC.Samoilenko, S. A. (2010, November). Using social media to communicate science. Presented at the Communicating Science in Routine, Recreational, Controversial, and Crisis Contexts preconference at 96th National Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.SELECTED RECENT WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARSSamoilenko, S. (2011, August). Professional Education 2.0. The importance of collaborative learning and using digital ethnography for marketing research. Workshop presented at Moscow Business School, Moscow, RussiaSamoilenko, S. (2011, May). New Internet metrics for marketing research. Webinar organized for PR Seasons professional conference in Krasnodar and Sochi, Russia.Samoilenko, S. (2010, August). New rules of online marketing. Workshop presented to advertising Agency “Avangarde”, Krasnodar, RussiaSamoilenko, S. (2010, March). New rules of marketing for the Web. A two-day workshop organized for professional training agency “Art Image”, Moscow, Russia
  4. 4. 4PROFESSIONAL SERVICEEurasian Communication Association of North America, 2006 –presentConference Planner, 2010-2012; Vice-President, 2012Public Relations Society of America, National Capital Chapter, 2007 - presentUniversity Relations Committee (Chair -2008)International Committee (Liaison)Public Relations Student Society of America, 2011 – presentJudge (Bateman Case Study Contest)International Association of Business Communicators, 2012Professional Development Committee (Liaison)AWARDS/HONORSCertificate of Appreciation, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhistan, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Faculty of Journalism, in recognition of dedication to thesustainable development of communication education in Central Asia, 2011.Kansas State University South Asian Studies Grant (with Dr. Joye Gordon), a competitively awardedtwo-year Title VI travel grant from the U.S. Department of Education. to support academic programsrelated to South Asian culture, 2010George Mason University Communication Adjunct Professor of the Year, 2006George Mason University Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2005George Mason University Foundation Scholarship, 2005, 2006Certificate of Accomplishment, STMC Computer Training Institute, 2002Kuban State University Diploma cum laude, 1999