Erin Dunne | Associate

  • Northville, Michigan
  • MA, Peking University's Yenching Academy | BA, University of Michigan

With a diverse background including international public relations management, journalism and research, Erin brings Cogent clients her expertise in crafting communications strategies that effectively reach audiences on both digital and traditional media platforms. 

Prior to joining Cogent, Erin covered foreign and defense policy for the Washington Examiner where her writing was informed by her work and research abroad. Her writing and analysis has also appeared in The New York Times, The Diplomat and The Bulwark.

In addition to her intimate knowledge of political media, Erin has managed marketing and social media for nonprofits, directed public relations for grassroots political campaigns and built coalitions across the political spectrum. She excels at creating compelling digital media campaigns, generating earned media for clients and implementing cohesive communications strategies that enable companies and non-profits to boost their visibility and advance their interests.
Erin earned her M.A. as a Yenching Scholar from Peking University in Beijing, China and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan with majors in History, French and International Studies. Her academic research explored political movements and social influence campaigns.