Associate Professor, Journalism
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.
Edlyn Dalisay is a U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). She brings 13 years of audit and finance experiences both in government and private sectors.
Prior to UOG, Dalisay served as an accountability auditor at the Guam Office of Public Accountability (OPA). At OPA, she conducted performance and compliance audits of several Government of Guam agencies and oversaw government-wide financial audits.
She also worked with the largest audit firm in the Philippines, where she audited several companies representing various industries such as education, manufacturing, healthcare, nonprofit organizations, and service and business process outsourcing, among others. Outside of auditing, she served as finance head for private companies in the Philippines and Guam.
Dalisay earned her Bachelor of Accountancy at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (University of the City of Manila). She is also a licensed CPA in the Philippines.