Dawn Booker

Junior Lecturer
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Dawn Booker is a global communication strategist with more than 25 years of experience advising private, public and non-profit entities in the areas of communications strategy, marketing, brand management, public relations, and economic development marketing. Dawn combines theory along with practical expertise to accurately represent gender and culture in global communications and marketing. Her international perspective has been honed through work, study and travel experience in more than 20 countries. Dawn teaches and mentors as an adjunct Journalism professor at Bennett College (since 2011), in Greensboro, NC and Global Communications Lecturer at The American University of Paris. Dawn has presented and published on topics of representation, culture, tourism and inclusive development in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, Paris, France and Florence, Italy. Dawn has a BS in Journalism from West Virginia University and an MA in Global Communications from the American University of Paris in France. In addition to teaching, Dawn is the founder of Pack Light Global Itineraries, an experiential travel company for women of color and she also serves as Artist Development Director for the Southern Documentary Fund. Although she is an avid traveler, Dawn is based in Durham, NC.


M.A. in Global Communications, The American University of Paris
B.S. in Journalism, West Virginia University