Regina Luttrell, associate dean for research and creative activity at the Newhouse School, has been named a Kopenhaver Center Fellow by the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University.
This year’s cohort of Kopenhaver Center Fellows will participate in the workshop “Women Faculty Moving Forward: Leading the Future of Academia,” held in conjunction with the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in August.
The Kopenhaver Center was created to empower both women professionals and academics in all the fields of communication, in order to develop visionaries and leaders who can make a difference in their communities and their profession. The intensive workshop is designed to assist new tenure-track professors navigate academic life, learn how to achieve success in the academy and prepare for possible leadership roles.
“As I progress in my career as an academic and administrative leader, this fellowship will be instrumental,” Luttrell says. “This is a tremendous opportunity to connect with and learn from others, share leadership ideas and ultimately become a change agent within my community.”
The Kopenhaver Center was created to empower women professionals and academics in communications. The fellowship is co-sponsored by the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women.