Jemalyn Griffin , M.A.

Assistant Professor of Practice
Acting Grad Chair

Advertising & Public Relations


Jemalyn Griffin is an award-winning, integrated marketing communications professional and faculty member, serving as an Advertising and Public Relations Assistant Professor of Practice for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Most recently, Griffin acted as the Director of Content and Digital Marketing Services at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education in the Office of Strategic Growth Initiatives, where she managed the integrated marketing strategy across four separate brands in web development, content marketing, and digital advertising. Before her time at Harvard University, she also served as the Director of Marketing Communications for the UNL Office of Graduate Studies and the Assistant Director of Recruitment for the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. Her role in managing an integrated marketing recruitment campaign helped the college earn 6 nationally-recognized awards, and her work in public relations for a few of the largest non-profit organizations in San Diego and New York gives her dynamic perspective on social media, branding, growth development, and digital storytelling. Griffin graduated with her B.A. in Public Relations from San Diego State University and her M.A. in Integrated Media Communications from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.