Arunima Krishna

Arunima Krishna

Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations Public Relations

About Arunima Krishna

Arunima Krishna, PhD (2016, Purdue University), is an assistant professor at Boston University’s College of Communication. Her research examines publics’ perceptions of controversial social issues, such as anti-vaccine activism, climate change, and workplace gender discrimination, and has been published in leading academic journals including Communication Research, Journal of Public Relations Research, and Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. Dr. Krishna serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Public Relations Research and Health Communication, and the Advisory Committee of the International Public Relations Research Conference. She teaches courses on corporate communication, contemporary public relations, and crisis communication.


  • PhD, Communication, Purdue University
  • MA, Communication, Purdue University
  • B. Com (Honors), Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University