Helio F Garcia

Adjunct Associate Professor

Marketing and Public Relations

  • BA, New York University
  • NI, CUNY Latin/Greek Institute
  • MA, Columbia University
  • NI, CUNY Latin/Greek Institute
  • DR, Mount Saint Mary College
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Helio Fred Garcia has been on the SPS faculty since 1988 and has twice received the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (1990 and 2017). He has also received the Dean's Award for Outstanding Service (1998). He has taught communication ethics, communication strategy, communication law, investor relations, and similar courses. He is a founding faculty member in the MS in PR/CorpComm. In that program he currently teaches crisis communication.

Fred is also an adjunct professor of management in NYU's Stern Executive MBA program, where in 2016 he was named Executive MBA Great Professor. He is an adjunct associate professor of professional development and leadership at Columbia University’s graduate school of engineering. He has been a contract lecturer at Wharton School/UPenn since 2000, and a contract lecturer at U.S. Information School since 2012. He is a senior fellow in the Institute of Corporate Communication at Communication University of China, Beijing. He has written five books on reputation, communication, leadership and crisis. He has received the Public Relations Society of America - New York’s award for mentorship and for lifetime achievement.

Jul 01 2017

The Agony of Decision: Mental Readiness and Leadership in a Crisis

By Logos Institute for Crisis Management & Executive
Apr 01 2014

Reputation Management, 3rd Edition

By Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
May 01 2012

The Power of Communication: Skills to Build Trust, Inspire Loyalty, and Lead Effectively

By FT Press/Pearson
Nov 01 2011

Reputation Management, 2nd Edition

By Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
Jan 01 2006

Reputation Management: The Key to Corporate and Organizational Communication

By Routledge Taylor & Francis Group
Jun 01 2005

Crisis Monograph Series (six volumes)

By Logos Consulting Group
Oct 01 1999

Crisis Communications (two volumes)

By AAAA Publishing