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Faculty

Laura Ashley

Instructional Assistant Professor, Internship Coordinator
Phone: 713-743-7940
Email: lashley@uh.edu

Dr. Laura Ashley is an intructional assistant professor at the Valenti School of Communication. She is also the internship coordinator for the school.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Houston
  • Masters of Communication, University of Houston
  • Bachelor of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin 

Teaching

  • COMM 3356 - Business & Professional Speaking
  • COMM 3360 - Principles of Integrated Communication
  • COMM 3368 - Principles of Public Relations
  • COMM 3369 - Writing for Public Relations
  • COMM 4365 - Digital Public Relations and Advertising
  • COMM 4378 - Social Impact of New Information Technology
  • COMM 4392 - Professional Internship 

Selected Publications

  • 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.