Laleah started at UW-Green Bay on August 26, 2013, as an Assistant Professor, Information and Computing Science.  She is a doctoral candidate in Media and Information Studies at Michigan State University, where she earned a bachelor’s in Journalism and a master’s in Advertising.  At MSU she taught undergraduate classes in public relations writing and courses in advertising and society.  Her research interest includes network analysis and the role of new and emerging media in community-level and global mobilization efforts.  She has published research and reviews in the areas of economic development, mobilization and science communication.  Prior to commencing her doctoral studies, she worked in legislative news writing, public opinion polling and political public relations for various public and private agencies in Michigan.