Leticia Andrus

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  • Staff
  • Academic Advisor


Leticia works with first-year college students to help them smoothly transition to college.


Doctor of Education (Higher Education Administration), Current
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Master of Science in Communication, 2021
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 2017
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas

Student Research/Collaboration

Leticia's areas of interest include:

  • Communication
  • Print Media
  • International Students
  • Diversity in Higher Education
  • Sense of Belonging
  • Student Success
  • Comparative Analysis
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Framing Analysis


  • A framing analysis of the Amazon rainforest fire in 2019 by American and Brazilian newspapers. ProQuest, 2021.
  • An entry about the early days of journalism in Brazil and its evolution until current times, highlighting the struggles of journalists during an economic crisis in the country and the alternatives to continue producing quality information for the public. SAGE Publications, 2021.
  • Racismo no Futebol: Uma análise sobre a cobertura do caso Daniel Alves na ÉPOCA, ISTOÉ e VEJA. Intercom – Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos Interdisciplinares da Comunicação, 2016.

Awards & Recognition

  • Graduate School Outstanding Thesis Award - University of Louisiana at Lafayette, May 2022.
  • Three-Minute Thesis (3rd place) - University of Louisiana at Lafayette, December 2020.