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For questions, email Dr. Rita Kirk at rkirk@smu.edu.


Dr. Rita Kirk, John Phillips and Emmy

Dr. Rita Kirk is our Faculty-in-Residence.  Not only is she a professor of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, but she was also an analyst at CNN for many years, is the director of the Maguire Center for Ethics, heads the SMU-in-London: Communications study abroad program, and never hesitates to help out with a program.  She's covered presidential elections, brought former presidents to Armstrong and is one of the nicest people you will ever meet.  She lives with her partner, John Phillips, and her dog Emmy (Sir Emerson of Eaton) in the building.  Don't hesitate to say hi!