Chau Tong

Chau Tong is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and the Institute for Data Science & Informatics at the University of Missouri. Her research centers on the use of computational methods and digital trace analyses to detect and tackle different forms of information and communication discrepancies created by digital technology.  In particular, her research … Continued

Zachary Massey

Zachary Massey’s research investigates how strategic science communication can improve public health and wellness. This research focuses on three areas: Dr. Massey is a team scientist with experience working on multi-disciplinary research projects. He earned a Ph.D. in 2019 from the University of Oklahoma, where he studied health communication and persuasion. In 2021, Dr. Massey … Continued

Jeannette H. Porter

JEANNETTE H. PORTER (Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) began her career in strategic communication managing native advertising sales as a high school student. Following her B.A. in Economics from Swarthmore College, she spent 10 years in fund development and community relations at The Boys Choir of Harlem; became a director of communications … Continued

Monique Luisi

MONIQUE LUISI is an assistant professor of strategic communication in the Missouri School of Journalism. Her research focuses on media message strategy, focusing on health and underserved populations. She has conducted research on media representations and audience perceptions of the HPV vaccine, Ebola, diabetes, breast cancer, coming out, and hypersexual desire disorder – using both quantitative and qualitative methods.