Erika Schneider

Erika’s area of interest is in strategic communication with an emphasis on risk and crisis communication. Her research involves organizational and health crises. She received a B.S. in Strategic Communication, with an emphasis on crisis communication, from North Dakota State University in 2015. In 2018, she graduated with an M.A. in Communication from Marquette University, … Continued

Lisa D. Lenoir

Lisa D. Lenoir received her B.A. in Journalism, with a minor in Graphic Design from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., and a M.S. in International Public Service from DePaul University, Chicago. She has worked in the field covering and editing everything from fire to fashion. Publications included: Marietta Times (Marietta, Ohio); The Peoria Journal Star, The … Continued

James Ndone

James Ndone is a doctoral student at University of Missouri’s School of Journalism. His research focuses on health journalism and media effects. James graduated from Illinois State University, where his research focused on health communication, looking at television news with health messages and the effects the news has on viewers. Prior to attending University of … Continued

Shane Epping

Shane Epping is a first-year doctoral student emphasizing Visual Communication. He received his B.A. in History from the University of Chicago, an M.A. in American Culture Studies from Washington University, and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Missouri. Before starting his Ph.D., he worked as a photographer and video producer for a marketing … Continued

Weilu Zhang

Weilu is interested in Health Communication, especially through social media. Her research will explore not only which attitudes and behavioral consequences that media have on people, but more importantly, how these impacts actually happen. In other words, how the audience perceives and processes the health information they encounter on social media. Academic Conferences “Humanizing Brands … Continued

Iuliia Alieva

Iuliia Alieva is a doctoral student and graduate research assistant at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Her research focuses on media effects in data journalism and political communication. She received her bachelor’s degree at the Pyatigorsk State Linguistic University in Russia and her master’s degree at the MU School of Journalism with a … Continued