Dr. Nancy Whitmore is a professor of journalism in the Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism and Creative Media at Butler University. She served as director of the School of Journalism from 2008 to 2016. Her scholarly work concentrates largely on First Amendment theory and includes published research on free speech issues and economic expression. Her most recent work, Creative Expression and the Law, helps students and content creators better comprehend the legal parameters their creative works face.
Throughout her academic career, Dr. Whitmore has taught a variety of journalism and public relations courses and has extensive teaching experience in media law. She received her Ph.D. in mass media from Michigan State University and her M.A. in communications and B.S. in journalism from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.