crisis communication, political communication, public relations, reputation management, risk communication, strategic communication
Shiraev, E., Keohane, J., Icks, M., & Samoilenko, S. A. (2021). Character assassination and reputation management: Theory and applications. London/New York: Routledge.
Minielli, M., Lukacovic, M., Samoilenko, S. A., Finch, M. with Uecker, D. (2021). Media and public relations research in post-socialist societies. Lanham, MD, Lexington Press.
Samoilenko, S.A., Icks, M., Keohane. J., & Shiraev, E. (2020). Handbook of character assassination and reputation management. London and New York: Routledge.
Chiluwa, I.E., & Samoilenko, S.A. (2019). Handbook of research on deception, fake news, and misinformation online. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. This edited volume was selected as a core reference title by IGI Global International Publisher in 2019 and 2020.
Samoilenko, S. A. (2021). The cocreational view of character assassination. In C. H. Botan (Ed.), The handbook of strategic communication (pp. 76-90). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Samoilenko, S. A., & Erzikova, E. (2021). Public relations in Russia: Maturation, etatization, and calcification. In M. Minielli, M. Lukacovic, S. A. Samoilenko, M. Finch, with D. Uecker (Eds.), Media and public relations research in post-socialist societies (pp. 3-46). Lanham, MD, Lexington Press.
Samoilenko, S. A., Logunova, O., Davydov, S., & Shiraev, E. (2021). The mediated image of Islam and ISIS in U.S. and Russian newspapers as a reflection of anti-terrorist policies. In G. Simons, E. Shiraev, & M. Shterin (Eds.), Islam in Russia: Politics and society at home and abroad. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.
Samoilenko, S. A., & Laruelle, M. (2020). Character assassination as strategic communication in EU-Russia relations. In E. Pashentsev (Ed.), Strategic communication in EU-Russia relations: Tensions, challenges, and opportunities (pp. 135-160). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Samoilenko, S.A., & Karnysheva, M. (2020). Character assassination as modus operandi of Soviet propaganda. In P. Baines, N. O'Shaughnessy, & N. Snow (eds), The SAGE handbook of propaganda. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Samoilenko, S.A. (2019). Character assassination in the context of mediated complexity. In K. Sriramesh & D. Verčič (Eds.), The global public relations handbook: Theory, research, and practice (3rd Ed.). London and New York: Routledge.
Samoilenko, S. A. (2018). Strategic deception in the age of "truthiness." In I. Chiluwa (Ed.). Deception: Motivations, Recognition Techniques and Behavioral Control. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Samoilenko, S.A. (2018). Subversion practices: From coercion to attraction. In E.J. Bridgen, & D. Verčič, D. (Eds.), Experiencing Public Relations: International voices (pp. 174-193). Routledge, London, UK.
Samoilenko, S.A., Erzikova, E., Davydov, S., & Laskin, A.V. (2017). Different media, same messages: Character assassination in the television news during the 2014 Ukrainian crisis. International Communication Research Journal, 52(2), 31-52.
Samoilenko, S.A., & Erzikova, E. (2017). Media, political advertising and election campaigning in Russia. In C. Holtz-Bacha and M.Just (Eds.), Handbook of Political Advertising (pp. 253-268). London: Routledge.
Samoilenko, S. A. (2016). Crisis management and communication research in Russia. In A. Schwarz, M. Seeger, & C. Auer (Eds.), The Handbook of International Crisis Communication Research (pp. 399-409). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
He received his master's and doctoral degrees in communication at George Mason University. He received his other master’s and a bachelor's degree in applied linguistics from Kuban State University in Russia.