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Assistant Professor
The University of Alabama
PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Term Ends: 2023
Pronouns: She/Her

Laura Lemon, Ph.D. is an expert and presenter in the field of communication who specializes in qualitative methods. Her research focus is in public relations, emphasizing employee engagement, internal communication and mindfulness. For an early-career scholar on the tenure track at The University of Alabama, Dr. Lemon’s research program is robust and award winning. To date, she has sixteen peer-reviewed publications in top journals such as Journal of Public Relations Research, Public Relations Review, Risk Analysis: An International Journal, Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, and Journal of Communication Management. Dr. Lemon spent over seven years as a professional in the nonprofit sector assisting organizations with effective public relations initiatives. A passionate and dedicated teacher, Dr. Lemon is a scholar whose research techniques and professional experience support her expertise in the field. Dr. Lemon completed her Ph.D. in Communication and Information with a public relations focus from the University of Tennessee. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Pepperdine University and was conferred a Master’s in Communication from the University of Colorado, Denver.