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Dr. Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

University of Nebraska at Omaha
UNO Social Media Lab
Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC)

Book Review Editor, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator
PRSA Nebraska Ethics Chair, Media Blogger, The Huffington Post & ChicagoNow
Senior Fellow, Center for Collaboration Science

Office: ASH 107K
Phone: 402.203.7247
Fax: 402.554.3836
Jeremy H. Lipschultz @ The Huffington Post

Office Hours 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

12:00-5:00 (advising)

CEC 219.3



By Appointment


B.A. - University of Illinois
M.A. - University of Illinois-Springfield
Ph.D. - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 


Co-PI, Journalism Partnership, Kabul University, Afghanistan.  Three-year exchange    program with the University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Communication and    International Studies program, $ 1.3 million, 2010-2014.
Communication Law
Computer-Mediated Communication
Social Media Metrics
Foundation Seminar: Mass Communication


New! Lipschultz, J. H. (2015).  Social Media Communication: Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics.  London, UK:  Routledge Communication Series.
Hilt, M.L., & Lipschultz, J. H. (2012, 2005).   Mass Media, an Aging
Population and the Baby Boomers.  London: Routledge Communication Series. Korean translation, Seoul, Korea: CommunicationBooks, 2008.
Lipschultz, J. H. (2008).  Broadcast and Internet Indecency:  Defining Free Speech.  LEA Communication Series.  London: Routledge.

Book chapters 
Lipschultz, J. H. (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014).  New Communication Technologies, in W. Hopkins (ed.), Communication and the Law, fourth 2001 editionfifth 2002 edition, sixth 2003 edition, seventh 2004 editioneighth edition 2005, ninth edition 2006, tenth edition 2007, eleventh edition 2008, twelfth edition 2009, thirteenth edition 2010fourteenth edition 2011, fifteenth edition 2012.   Northport, AL: Vision Press, pp. 247-74.

Lipschultz (2012).  Deliberative Polling:  Theoretical and Methodological Issues of Civic Engagement, in H. Schacter and K. Yang (eds.), Civic Participation in America, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Lipschultz, J.H. (2007).  Fair Use:  New Technologies, Social Change and the Law.  In C. Lin and D. Atkin,Communication, Technology and Social Change: Theory, Effects and Applications. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, Communication Series, pp. 243-56.

Mr. Buffett the Teacher (2013).  Writer and director.  Premiered, Value Investors Conference, Omaha, NE.  NET Television.

Peer-reviewed journal articles and entries 
Lipschultz, J. H., and Hilt, M. L. (2013, June).  AARP and the Politics of the Obama       Election:  “Tough Times, Tough Choices.”  Studies in Media and Communication, 1(1), 57-63. 

Lipschultz, J. H., and Hilt, M. L. (2011).  Local Television Coverage of a Mall Shooting: Separating Facts from Fiction in Breaking News.  Electronic News 5(4), 197-214.

Lipschultz, J. H. “Pornography, Media Law on,” pp. 3811-16. The International Encyclopedia of Communication (Wolfgang Donsbach, ed.), Volume Number VIII.  Wiley- Blackwell (Oxford, UK and Malden, MA), second edition, 2011.

Foral, P.A., Turner, P.D., Monaghan, M.S., Walters, R.W., Merkel, J.J., Lipschultz, J.H., and Lenz, T.L. (2010).  Faculty and Student Expectations and Perceptions of E-mail Communication in a Campus and Distance Doctor of Pharmacy Program.  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 74(10), Article 191, pp. 1-11.


Refereed papers
Participant, Academic Summit, Chicago, IL, June 2014, Palo Alto, CA, June 2012, New York, June 2010 and Washington, D.C., June 2009. 
Panelist and planner, Social Media Measurement, PRSA Midwest Regional, Public Relations Society of America, Omaha, July 2013. 

 Panel chair and moderator, Social Media Metrics and Analytics, Electronic News and Communication Technology Divisions, 100th Annual Meeting, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, August 2012. 

 Panelist, Mass Communication Education:  A Changing Mission?  Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, 100th Annual Meeting,  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, August 2012. 

Presenter, Social Media and Academic Administration.  #140edu Conference, New York, July-August, 2012. 

Presenter, Social Media and Journalism Education, Dubai Academy, Dubai, July, 2012. 

Democracy as Discourse: Participants’ Perceptions of Communication and Learning in a Public Deliberation on Immigration Policy, 23rd  Annual Meeting of the Public Administration Theory Network, Omaha, May 2010.

International Law of Pornography and Free Expression Concerns, The 32nd Annual Global Strategic Studies Conference, Omaha, October 2009.


Isaacson Chair, University of Nebraska at Omaha (2013-present)
PRSA Nebraska, Paper Anvil Best Electronic Media Distribution and Best of Show, Omaha 10-10-10, November, 2010.
University Departmental Teaching Award (UDTA), University of Nebraska System, School of Communication, $25,000, 2009.
Omaha Press Club Excellence in Journalism, Best Public Relations Blog, first place, Tuesday Morning Update (, 2009.
Omaha Press Club Excellence in Journalism, Public Affairs/Documentary Production honorable mention,Three Days in Omaha: Inside Berkshire Hathaway, 2008.

Strategic Planning Award for Academic Excellence, School of Communication, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2006