Amy White

Associate Director of Media Relations
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-6656

Amy White is Associate Director of Media Relations in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She identifies stories, pitches to media, writes articles for online and print, responds to media queries, and provides crisis communications support. Her favorite part of media relations is telling stories and creating connections between media, researchers, and the Lehigh community.

Amy has worked in higher education communications since 2006 and joined Lehigh University in 2010. She previously led public relations for Lehigh’s Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation (2012-2016) and Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Department of Materials Science and Engineering (2010-2012). Before coming to Lehigh, she managed communications and outreach for a research center at University of Missouri-Columbia that explored religion and public life.

Amy’s media relations and digital media efforts have been recognized with awards from the tri-state region’s association for higher education communications professionals, College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals (CUPRAP). Before joining higher education, Amy was an award-winning print journalist for 12 years, reporting on diverse topics for several California newspapers. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from University of California, Davis.

Firms Seek More Change, Less Risk When Women Join Top Management Teams

The first long-term study of multinational companies finds women at top echelons linked to embrace of transformation and strategy shifts among teams.

Lehigh Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2020 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

The award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

COVID-19: The Impact on the Economy

A Q&A with Ahmed S. Rahman, associate professor of economics at the College of Business.

Digitizing Medieval Manuscripts

Scholars and aficionados can now search, download and study 160,000 pages of high-resolution, full-color manuscripts dating to the ninth century, thanks to library partnerships.

Ugly Fashion Is In

Ludovica Cesareo explores the appeal of garish—and expensive—fashion.

LUAG Receives Prestigious Grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services

Lehigh University Art Galleries is among 18 U.S. institutions to receive grant from IMLS, the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums.

Disparities in ADHD Interventions

Study is the largest of children and teens with ADHD ever conducted in the United States

Study: Women Leaders Have Edge in Some Crises

Study by researchers at Lehigh and Queen's University Belfast is first to examine why and when a leadership trust advantage emerges for female leaders during organizational crises.

Materials Informatics Reveals New Class of Super-Hard Alloys

Lehigh researchers use data analytics and experimental microscopy to discover new high-entropy alloys, validating novel approach to new materials search

Susan Woodhouse: ‘Good Enough’ Parenting is Good Enough

New research finds that caregivers need only 'get it right' half the time when responding to babies’ need for attachment to have a positive impact on a baby.

The Causes and Impact of the Bullwhip Effect on Supply Chains

Oliver Yao and his team use data, interviews and observations collected along the supply chain to show one of the real causes and effects of the bullwhip effect.

George DuPaul: 1 in 3 Students with ADHD Receive No School Interventions

Largest national study of youth with ADHD reveals gaps between student needs and school services, particularly in secondary school and for non-English speakers and lower-income families.

Andrew Ward: CEOs Make Money from Bad Company News

New research finds that despite regulations, CEOs control information release and may do so for their own financial gain.

Study: Board Independence Protects Firms from Corporate Misconduct

Corinne Post and Andrew Ward among co-authors of 'Board Independence and Corporate Misconduct: A Cross-National Meta-Analysis.'

African-American Mothers Rate Boys Higher for ADHD

Maternal race may impact racial differences in ADHD diagnosis more than child race, researchers report.

Study: Patients, Doctors Dissatisfied by Electronic Health Records

Even as care and outcomes improved, EHR implementation at ob/gyns and hospital showed reduced physician productivity, frustration for patients.

Round-the-Clock Work Emails Impact Health, Relationships

For many, ‘flexible work boundaries’ become ‘work without boundaries’

Immersed in Entrepreneurship

As Lehigh expands its presence on the West Coast, students participate in the latest LehighSiliconValley trip. 

Q&A: Will Student Activism Around Parkland School Shooting Change Anything?

A Q&A with Anthony DiMaggio, an assistant professor of political science.