Amy White

Associate Director of Media Relations
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-6656
abw210@lehigh.edu

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.

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.

Pursuing Social Justice in Language Education

Study by COE's Sara Kangas finds ESL students with special needs fail to get language instruction and receive inequitable services. Her paper will be recognized March 28 by the International Research Foundation for English Language Education.

Students Dive Into Entrepreneurship at LehighSiliconValley 2018

Lehigh students immerse themselves in the dynamic, fast-paced world of Silicon Valley.

Students Dive Into Entrepreneurship at LehighSiliconValley 2018

Lehigh students immerse themselves in the dynamic, fast-paced world of Silicon Valley.

Project PEAK - Treating Young Children with ADHD

Brief periods of online education and support for parents lead to significant improvements in children with ADHD.

Does Yelp Help?

Daisy Dai, assistant professor of economics at Lehigh, studies whether paid search ads are profitable investments.

Study: Domestic Violence Disproportionately Affects Remarried Women

Sothy Eng's research focuses on women in Cambodia but has ramifications for women worldwide.

Study: Online Parent Training as Effective as Face-to-Face in Helping Kids with ADHD

Lehigh researchers George DuPaul and Lee Kern report their findings in The Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.