Lia Simpson

Lia Simpson
Administrative Assistant


Lia Simpson began working at the ECEC in 1998 as a secretary. She continued in that position for the next 13 years receiving an Exceptional Performance Award and an Exceptional Service Award from UM-Dearborn. In 2012, Lia moved into a new position as administrative assistant, to support the faculty and staff of the ECEC with the continued expansion of the program.

Lia has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Wayne State University and is pursuing a graduate certificate in New Media. She has contributed recipes and short articles to publications such as Oracle’s Profit magazine, the Pioneer Press in Chicago and the Mommy on a Shoestring blog.

Below are some samples of the Lia’s work in progress:

  • New Media Research Project - A Journalistic Revolution: Exploring the Accuracy and Thoroughness of New Media Reporting by Citizen & Professional Journalists
  • Baking & Cooking Blog - It’s All Gravy

In her spare time, Lia enjoys writing, baking, cooking, concert going and spending time with her family which includes four nieces and three nephews.