Dr. Amy Hawkins

Dr. Amy Hawkins

Associate Professor of Public Relations; Assistant Provost of Teaching and Leadership


Win Thompson Hall 204H

(501) 352-4111


Dr. Amy Hawkins is  Assistant Provost of Teaching and Leadership at the University of Central Arkansas, leading faculty development initiatives to strengthen teaching and learning at UCA. She is also an Associate Professor of Public Relations in UCA’s School of Communication. Dr. Hawkins is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).


Ph.D. Organizational Leadership, School of Leadership Studies, Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Dissertation Title: Leaders as Facilitators of Organizational Learning.  Outstanding Dissertation Award, School of Leadership Studies

M.A. Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, Department of Speech Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas

B.A. Double Major—English and Oral Communication, summa cum laude, Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

Teaching/Research Interests:

My instructional interests are primarily in the areas of public relations, organizational communication and leadership. Applied organizational communication topics of interest include organizational culture, communication training and consulting, organization development (OD), and executive and professional coaching.