Senior Public Relations Manager
Ph.D., History of Journalism, Moscow State University School of Journalism; M.A. in Journalism, Moscow State University School of Journalism; B.A. , Moscow State University School of Journalism
As a Senior Public Relations Manager, Natasha Abel supports the School of Public Affairs and the School of International Service. Prior to joining AU in 2016, Natasha held communications positions with the global non-profit organization FHI 360, Johns Hopkins Medicine International, and Cancer Care Ontario, and worked as a journalist with television, radio and print media outlets in Russia, Canada, and the United States. Natasha also served as a journalism and communications scholar at Moscow State University’s School of Journalism, and she was the Russia "country director" for a multi-national project under the umbrella of S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University that studied the concept of "what is news?" around the world.