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James Andrew Lingwall Clarion University of Pennsylvania, USA

Andrew Lingwall, Ed.D. is a Professor of Communication at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He earned his doctorate in Education from the University of Washington in 2002. Lingwall teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in journalism, public relations, and strategic communication. He has more than 25 years of professional media experience as a journalist at daily newspapers and as a public relations practitioner in agency and higher education settings. From 1993 to 2002, Lingwall worked as a freelance features writer with The News Tribune and as a public relations specialist with Tacoma Community College, both in Tacoma, Washington. He previously taught at the University of Washington Tacoma and Weber State University.


Lingwall’s research agenda focuses on strategic communication and writing skills of millennial students in programs of journalism and mass communication. His research has been published in Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, Journal of Public Relations Education, and Journal of Advertising Education. Lingwall serves as a subject matter expert in public relations for a range of textbook publishers. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and serves on PRSA-Pittsburgh’s Board of Directors.