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Department ofCommunication

Charles Byers

Chuck Byers
Charles F. Byers

Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

BSJ in Journalism, Ohio University, 1968

M.A. in Communications, University of Texas (Austin), 1969

M.A. in Literature, Nottingham University, 1993
Chuck Byers teaches public relations courses and serves as faculty advisor for the Santa Clara University Public Relations Student Society of America chapter. He is also a Professor of Practice in the Leavey School of Business teaching integrated marketing communications and brand management courses. Charles Byers is a recognized expert in public relations, integrated marketing communications and brand management.  He teaches in all three disciplines and has assisted in the revision and update of the public relations curriculum while developing three custom text books for public relations and integrated marketing communications.  He still remains active as a senior consultant to several well-known technology companies in Silicon Valley. 
While Director of Brand Management for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Inc., he lead the company’s branding initiatives that made it one of the Top 50 most valuable brands in the world.  Chuck has been awarded two Public Relations Society of America Silver Anvils for Marketing Public Relations and Crisis Communications and an International Association of Business Communications (IABC) Golden Quill for Crisis Communications. 

Public Relations Principles and Theory (COMM 150B)
Public Relations Strategies and Practices (COMM 152B)