Pan African Studies,
Philosophy, and Media Communication,
University of the West Indies
Research: Public Communication, Public Relations, Public Diplomacy, Public Opinion, Media and Politics, Communication Theory, Diversity and Inclusion, Ethics, Critical Cultural Theory
Introduction to Public Relations
Public Relations Cases
Ethics of Advocacy
Women in News
Introduction to African American Studies
Introduction to Philosophy
Ethics and Applied Ethics
Introduction to Logic
Recent Philosophy 1 & 2
History of Ancient Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion
In addition to teaching public relations and communications at Pitt-Bradford, Peta Leitermann-Long, is a doctoral fellow at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, at Syracuse University. She is currently working on her doctoral thesis looking at the effects of the 2016 US Presidential elections, which she hopes to complete by May 2019. This follows her work on political leadership profiles, which started with her Master's thesis that looked at the political communication philosophy as communicated in the speeches of the Michael Manley, former Prime Minister of Jamaica.
Peta Leitermann-Long received her Bachelor of Arts degree, second class honors from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Philosophy, and Media Communication. She received her Master of Arts in Pan African Studies from Syracuse University. Additionally, she holds a Certificate in University Teaching, a Certificate in Public Relations, and a Certificate in Advertising Management. She is committed to lifelong learning.
Letiermann-Long is currently working on a book with Drs. Rochelle Ford and Hua Jiang on diversity and inclusion practices, which builds on their award-winning paper and industry benchmark study, “Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in Recruitment and Retention of Public Relations Talent from Under-Represented Groups: A Study with the Arthur W. Page Society Members 2016.” She is currently a board member of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association. She is a part of Women Get It Done movement in D.C., and an active member of the International Association of Business Communications - Caribbean.
Student, teacher, researcher, motivator, problem-solver, creator, communicator - endearing words that describe Peta Leitermann-Long.