Shaun J. Fletcher

Headshot of Shaun J. FletcherShaun J. Fletcher
Assistant Professor, Public Relations
DBH 129

Office Hours

Monday, 12-2 PM and by appointment.


Dr. Shaun Fletcher joined the School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2018 as a Professor of Public Relations. He also serves on the Academic Advisory Board for The Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change at SJSU, as well as the PRSSA-SJSU faculty advisor. Externally, Shaun is the Executive Advisor on Diversity and Inclusion for the Public Relations Society of America - Silicon Valley Chapter.

Prior to joining San José State, Shaun served as the leader of Internal Communications at Apple for the Retail Learning and Development organization. In this role, he provided overall strategic communications and marketing plan development, connecting the departments mission to its 65,000+ retail employees globally. Shaun concurrently served as a consultant and mentor to Apple’s multimillion dollar partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, bringing students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to Apple for an immersive apprenticeship experience. Dr. Fletcher also established a private consultancy where he works to train and develop organizations around cultural diversity communications, awareness and retention aimed at advancing the diversity and cultural competency challenges in the corporate sector.

Shaun earned his Doctorate in Intercultural Communication from Howard University, a Master of Arts in Interpersonal Communication from the University of Central Florida, and a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from San José State University.