Daniel Dieter View All Faculty
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Degrees and Certifications:

  • PhD Media and Communication Studies, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • MA English, Youngstown State University
  • BS Communication, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Courses Taught:

  • COM 410 Media Law, Regulation and Ethics
  • COM 250 History of Communication Technologies
  • COM 245 Integrated Media Writing
  • COM 101 Principles of Communication


  • Rosendale, J. A. & Dieter, D. G. (2022). Organizational strategy and the future of AI for competitive advantage. (accepted). Competition Forum (CF), a Journal of the American Society for Competitiveness.
  • Dieter, D. G. (2021). Consumer perception of artificial intelligence in U.S. healthcare (Dissertation). ProQuest Publishing.
  • Dieter, D. G. & Gessler, E. C. (2021). A preferred reality: Film portrayals of robots and AI in popular science fiction. Journal of Science and Popular Culture, 4:1. https://doi.org/10.1386/jspc_00025_1.
  • Dieter, D. G. & Lenze, J. S. (2018). Google+ case study: Create a social network or risk everything. Performance Improvement Journal, 57:10. https://doi.org/10.1002/pfi.21826.
  • Dieter, D. G. (2018). Advertising and integrated brand promotion, 8th edition. (Reviewed in). Southern Communication Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/1041794X.2018.1542740.


  • Rosendale, J. A. & Dieter, D. G. “Creating value artificially: Resourcing AI in organizational strategy.” National Association of Business, Economics, and Technology Conference (NABET), 2020.
  • Dieter, G. P., Dieter, D. G., & Engel, I. I. “Café Hispano: Articulating intercultural communications in the classroom,” (electronic poster). American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL), 2019.
  • Dieter, D. G. “Glam and grit: A social cognitive analysis of strong female film leads, teens, and #MeToo,” Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, 2019.
  • Dieter, D. G., Gessler, E., & Zanin-Yost, A. “A preferred reality: Portrayals of robots and AI in popular science fiction film,” Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, 2019.

Research Interests:

  • Health Communication
  • Technology and Media
  • Communication and Culture


  • School of Graduate Studies Dissertation Research Grant, IUP (2021)
  • President’s Award & Outstanding Presentation, IUP (2017)
  • Communications Media Graduate Fellowship, IUP (2017)
  • Best Use of Technology Award, American Society of Quality Conference (2009)


  • Assistant Director, Marketing & Public Relations, Geneva College
  • Global E-Marketing Manager, Bayer Healthcare/Medrad
  • Website Manager, Phar-Mor Inc.


My 30-year career in public relations and integrated marketing communication, along with my university-level teaching experience, enable me to provide student-centered pedagogy from a practitioner’s perspective. I am a ruling elder and clerk of session at New Bedford Evangelical Presbyterian Church. My wife and I have two sons and a dog named Link.