Rick Hellman

Public Affairs Officer
Primary office:
(785) 864-8852


Rick Hellman is a public affairs officer in the KU News Service, covering disciplines and university departments that include:

  • African & African American Studies
  • Architecture, Design & Planning
  • Art History
  • Center for East Asian Studies
  • Center for Global & International Studies
  • Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
  • Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Dance
  • English
  • Film & Media Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Kansas African Studies Center
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures 
  • Spencer Museum
  • Theatre
  • Visual Art

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