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Huntly Collins
Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Office: Com Center 203
Phone: 215-951-1697

Huntly Collins is a New England native who grew up in Oregon, and has been an assistant professor of communication at La Salle since 2006. Before joining the La Salle faculty, she was an award-winning reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Oregonian of Portland, OR. She studied labor economics at Harvard as a Nieman Fellow; conducted a nationwide study of gifted children as a Ford Fellow in Educational Journalism; and mentored reporters covering the AIDS epidemic in South Africa as a Kaiser Teaching Fellow based in Johannesburg, SA. She was director of science communication for the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition in New York and has also worked in communication for other non-profit organizations. She is a longtime resident of Philadelphia’s Mount Airy neighborhood and member of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown.

Areas of Expertise

  • Journalism
  • Professional business writing
  • Health and science communication


  • Nieman Fellow, Harvard University
  • M.A., University of Missouri at Kansas City
  • B.S., Portland State University


  • Professional business writing
  • Public relations writing



(In press) “Team-Teaching Digital Journalism Skills by Focusing on the Great Migration,” with John Beatty, Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication (TJMC), a journal of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Spring 2012.

“A Panfried Link to China,” Jan. 19, 2012, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

“Bird flu out of mind but still a threat”, Feb. 7, 2010. Book review of The Fatal Strain: On the Trail of Avian Flue and the Coming Pandemic by Alan Sipress, published in The Philadelphia Inquirer. 


Contributor, In the Running: The New Woman Political Candidate, Ruth B. Mandel, Tichnor & Fields, 1981.


Discussant, “Journeys of Promise: Germantown and the Great Migration,” on Academic Matters, La Salle 56 television, with John Beatty and Joseph Marbach, Jan. 24, 2012.

“Journeys of Promise: Germantown and the Great Migration,” talk at Center in the Park in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood, Nov. 22, 2011.

“Deconstructing the ‘Occupy’ Movement,” panel presentation at La Salle University, Oct. 20, 2011.

Pamela Lannutti, Ph.D.

Pamela Lannutti, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director

Professional and Business Communication
Department of Communication
1900 West Olney Avenue - South Campus
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1935
Fax: 215.951.5043

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