Francis Dalisay

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Associate Professor, Journalism

location  Office Location:  EC Bldg., Room 213A
Mailing Address:UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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Dr. Francis Dalisay was raised on Guam and is a graduate of Father Duenas Memorial School and UOG (BA, Communication, 2000, summa cum laude, class valedictorian).  He completed graduate degrees (MA, 2006; PhD, 2010) at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. 

Dalisay served as a faculty member at Cleveland State University and was most recently an Assistant Professor at the School of Communications at the University of Hawaii-Manoa

He also taught at UOG and WSU.  Dalisay is a prolific communication-effects scholar and his research has been published in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals such as the International Journal of Public Opinion Research, New Media & Society, Communication Research, and Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, among others. 

Dalisay’sresearch has also won awards from the International Communication Association, the National Communication Association, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, and the Central States Communication Association.


  • B.A., Communication, University of Guam
  • M.A., Communication, Washington State University
  • Ph.D., Communication, Washington State University