Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty Directory

L. Bobby Papoulias, Ed.D.

Title/s:  Adjunct Faculty

Specialty Area: Marketing & Advertising

Email: lpapoulias@luc.edu


Dr. Papoulias’ academic and professional career has had a strong foundation of Communications, Marketing, and Leadership practices. He received his Bachelor’s Degree (2005) in Communications from California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), and his Master’s Degree (2011) from CSUF in Professional Communications, while focusing in Marketing & Advertising. He then went on and completed his Doctorate Degree (2016) in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University, while focusing in Business Leadership.


He has worked in Marketing & Advertising almost his entire career. He first started working at a Commercial Real Estate dot com Company in Orange County California, focusing on Commercial Real Estate Marketing & Advertising. He worked as the Marketing Manager, using his communication skills to help develop and grow the commercial real estate Marketing & Advertising department. After a little over three years, he descried to go into teaching at the University level and start his own consulting firm, helping small businesses grow by focusing in their Marketing & Advertising. He also sits as the Marketing Director for a yearly Greek Food Festival, helping bring in more customers, and creating brand content for the organization. He is the founder of Find Feta, a social site similar to Where’s Waldo, where participants can search for his dog, Feta, in hidden places. Feta currently has over 23,000 followers on social media, and he is looking to grow it each year in hopes of creating Find Feta items in the future, such as calendars, children books, etc.


Dr. Papoulias has been teaching since 2012, where he first started in the online sector as a Communications Adjunct Instructor. Since, he has worked at eight Universities, holding two full-time positions, and teaching over 20 courses.


B.A., Communications (2005)

M.A., Professional Communications (2011)

Ed.D., Organizational Leadership

Courses Taught

Media Planning

Writing for Advertising Industry

Conflict Management and Communications

Advertising & Brand Communication Management

Fundamentals of Communication

Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communications

Human Communication

Communication Research Methods

Communications Persuasive Theory

Business Communications

Leadership in the 21st Century

Introduction to Leadership

Adaptive Leadership in Change

Developing Groups & Teams

Social Media Marketing Strategy

Social Media & Marketing Communications

Business Writing

Introduction to Marketing

Advanced Business Communications

Foundations for College Success and Lifelong Learning; Business Honors Cohort Business Management & Strategy


2017 MCBE Outstanding Professor of the Year (California State University, Fullerton)