Expertise: Health Communication
ZACHARY MASSEY’s research investigates how people process and respond to theoretically derived health and risk messages, including scientific communication related to tobacco and cannabis use, sexually transmitted diseases, and health disparities among underserved communities. This work seeks to deepen public understanding of science and inform regulatory decision-making. He received his Ph.D. in Communication from the … Continued
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 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.