Director of the Edward R. Murrow Center for Media & Health Promotion Research in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. She focuses on how media literacy can facilitate healthier decision making and engagement in health, science and civics for children, adolescents, and adults.
Emerging technology and message design in the context of politics and health promotion.
Health communication; alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse prevention, media effects and sexual/reproductive health; sexual assault
Media psychology, health promotion, and community-based translation research
Communication campaigns including political communication and health communication