College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Suzanne Lowery Mims

Suzanne Lowery Mims

Suzanne Lowery Mims

Adjunct Faculty

Suzanne Lowery Mims is a communication professional with experience ranging from Capitol Hill to the board room.  Her career includes positions as a US Senate press secretary, a federal agency public information officer, and as a senior executive in advertising and public relations agencies.  Suzanne recently completed her Master of Arts degree in strategic communication at GMU with a focus on how social media have altered public relations as it has been practiced for the past 100 years.  She was honored as the Adjunct Faculty of the Year (2012).  @mimsPR

Selected Publications

Principles of Public Relations: Communication 330 Student Handbook & Guide to PR Communication 330

Courses Taught

COMM 303 Writing Across the Media

COMM 391 Writing for Public Relations

COMM 330 Principles of Public Relations

COMM 399 Special Topic:  Contemporary PR and Social Media


M.A., George Mason University, 2012
B.S., Kent State University, 1976, magna cum laude

In the Media