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Whitney S. Lehmann, Ph.D.

Whitney Lehmann

Assistant Professor
Department of Writing and Communication
(954) 262-3059
Parker 144
ws315@nova.edu

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Whitney S. Lehmann, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of communication in the Department of Writing and Communication in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), where she teaches a variety of undergraduate courses including public relations, social media, and mass media. Her research explores public relations and social media efforts within a higher education context with a focus on the college choice process. Her dissertation, "The Influence of Electronic Word-of-Mouth on the College Search and Choice" explored how prospective college students use social media to research higher education institutions during the application and enrollment phases. Her industry experience includes serving as a public relations manager for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida; social media manager for Miami International Airport; Web writer and communications coordinator for Barry University; and reporter for The Miami Herald. She holds a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Miami, a master's degree in print journalism from the University of Miami, and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida.

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