Brittany Francis, Ph.D.


Brittany Francis is an experienced communication professional with expertise spanning public relations, media relations, speech writing, outreach and engagement, and education policy. As a manager at Emergent Method, she works with a number of the firm’s public and private sector clients to develop comprehensive communication campaigns, craft creative and impactful content, and support strategic planning to improve organizational performance, programs and initiatives. 

Before joining Emergent Method, Brittany served as the communications director for Complete College America, where she led public outreach and media relations, managed the organization’s branding and messaging strategy, and supported the communications needs for the organization’s large-scale projects. Her other career experience includes serving as the public information & communications director for the Louisiana Board of Regents, the coordinator for Career Pathways & Digital Media at the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, and media specialist for Southern University and A&M College, in addition to a variety of public relations and administrative roles within the private sector. 

Brittany is a graduate of Southern University and A&M College where she earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy with a concentration in education policy. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the Public Relations Association of Louisiana.