Faculty Bio

Dana Janbek, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Public Relations Office: Donahue Center for Creative and Applied Arts
Tel: 617-243-2013
Email: djanbek@lasell.edu

Department: Communication

Degrees:Ph.D. Communication, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL; M.A. Political Science, emphasis International Relations, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; B.S. Communication Studies, Spalding University, Louisville, KY

Biography:
Professor Janbek has been teaching at Lasell College since 2009; prior to her time here, she worked for several institutions, including as a student teacher at Americana Community Center in Lousiville, Ken., as a teacher at Al-Kathem Orphanage in Amman, Jordan, and as a teaching assistant and then instructor at the University of Miami School of Communication in Coral Gables, Fla. Her professional background also includes time as a research intern at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., and at the Kentucky World Trade Center in Louisville, Ken., as well as time as a staff member at the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Washington, D.C., and as Director at World Communities of Louisville, INC. in Louisville. Professor Janbek has published several articles and co-authored the book Global Terrorism and New Media: The Post Al-Qaeda Generation.

As Assistant Professor for the Communication department, Professor Janbek helps Lasell students discover the theory and practice of the profession and exposes them to current trends in the world of communication both regionally and globally.

What do you enjoy most about Lasell students?
"Their willingness to learn and their interest in new material."

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