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, where her research focused on how organizational assets, such as reputation, are threatened during crises. She plans to explore a range of health topics and crisis impacts to improve the effectiveness of risk messaging and optimize organizational procedures.
Updated: October 8, 2019