Dr. Laura Ashley

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Instructional Professor

Professor
  • Office: 101 Communications Bldg, Rm.
  • E-mail: lashley@uh.edu
  • Phone: 281-275-3396

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Educational Psychology , University of Houston
  • Master of Arts - Mass Communication, University of Houston
  • Bachelor of Journalism, emphasis in Public Relations, University of Texas at Austin

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Research

  • Ashley, L.B. "Integrating gender issues into the classroom regardless of your gender." Panel presentation presented at the Broadcast Education Association (April, 2002). Las Vegas, NE.
  • Ashley, L.B. “Television advertising, identity, and body esteem of college-age women: An experiment on short-term effects.” Panel presentation presented at the Broadcast Education Association (April, 2000). Las Vegas, NE.
  • Ashley, L.B. "Equal time for women in political forums on C-SPAN." Panel presentation presented at the Broadcast Education Association (April 5, 1997). Las Vegas, NE. 

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Teaching

  • Instructional Assistant Professor and Internship Coordinator, University of Houston, Valenti School of Communication. August 2009 – Present.
  • Assistant Professor, Houston Baptist University. August 1999 – 2009.
  • Instructor, University of Houston-Downtown and Cinco Ranch Campuses. August 1996 - 1999.

 

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Selected Publications

  • Ashley, L.B. & Olson, B. (1998). "Constructing reality: Print media's framing of the women's movement, 1966 to 1986." Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 75(2), 263-277.
  • Ashley, L.B. "Constructing reality: Print media's framing of the women's movement." Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender Conference (October 17, 1997). Chicago, IL.
  • Olson, B. & Ashley, L.B. "Media watch 1994: A content analysis of reporter and source gender in selected Houston newspapers." Paper presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and Gender Conference (October 6,1995). Minneapolis, MN. 

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Honors

  • 2004 - 2005 Faculty Woman of the Year Award Nominee
  • 2003 - 2004 Faculty Woman of the Year Award Nominee
  • 2002 - 2003 Opal Goolsby Outstanding Faculty Award Nominee
  • 2001 - 2002 Opal Goolsby Outstanding Faculty Award Nominee
  • 2000 - 2001 Faculty Woman of the Year Award Nominee

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