Office: Communication Center 212
MA - Public Administration; Regent University
BA - Journalism/Media Studies; University of Nevada Las Vegas
Jana Duckett is a practicing academic with experience in public relations, digital communication, and social media marketing. Before joining the faculty at the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University, she gained a diverse skills mix working as a producer and community affairs lead at WAVY TV 10 and Fox 43, a social media and search engine optimization analyst, an editor at Beliefnet, and most recently as the associate director of digital marketing and communications at The Catholic University of America.
She is passionate about mentoring students and inspiring their drive for research, curiosity, inventiveness, and excitement for using data to solve complex creative problems while also emphasizing the importance of maintaining a tech-life balance. She enjoys anything chocolate and spending her free time with family, friends, or a good book.
polymedia theory, social network theory, big data analysis, cloud protest, and media effects