Katherine Loh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication
“I am inspired and guided by the words of John Dewey and Jonathan Kozol. Dewey inspired me to use thought and intellect to connect people with the world around them. While Kozol reminded me that such opportunities may not be available to all and to champion access to education for all.”
Dr. Katherine Loh is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Department of Florida Southern College, teaching Fundamentals of Speech, Intercultural Communication and Persuasion. Dr. Loh serves as the Lambda Pi Eta advisor (Communication honor society). She is also the NCAA Faculty Athletic Advisor for Florida Southern College. She has been teaching at Florida Southern College since 2010.
Dr. Loh has more than 20 years of teaching experience. She has taught at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Towson University, and Polk State College. She was also the Senior Consultant overseeing the Faculty and Staff Development Program at the University of Pittsburgh.
Outside of academia, Dr. Loh is the Secretary General of the Pan-American Lacrosse Association. She serves on the board of Peru Lacrosse Association and was on the team that successfully took Peru’s first Men’s National Team to the 2018 World Lacrosse Championship. She also serves on World Lacrosse’s Nominating Committee.
In her spare time, Dr. Loh loves to swim and box. She is both a soccer mom and a lacrosse mom. She lives in Auburndale with her husband Dr. Henry Acosta, and her two boys Ben and Alex.
Ph.D., American University, Washington, D.C., 2003
M.A., George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1995
B.A., College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 1993