Research and Insights

Experts Experts


Health Communication, Health Information Technology, eHealth, Media Planning
Jordan Alpert, 2093 Weimer,

Advertising Research, Qualitative Research, International Advertising, New Media and Advertising, Product Placement
Huan Chen, 2074 Weimer, 352-392-0447,

Agency Management, Branding, Campaign Development and Execution
Andy Hopson, The Agency, 352-392-0835,

Communication Strategy, Health Behavior Theory, Gerontology, Family Communication
Carla Fisher, 2093 Weimer, 352-294-1019,

Consumer Insights Research, Return on Investment for Marketing Programs
Bob Norberg, The Agency, 352-294-3848

Creative Strategy, Copywriting and Visualization, Qualitative Research
Robyn Goodman, 2076 Weimer, 352-392-2704,

International Advertising/Marketing, Strategic Planning and Research
Cynthia Morton, 2082 Weimer, 352-392-8841,

Emotional Response to Marketing, Social Media Advertising, Integrated Marketing, Advertising Campaign Strategy and Ideation
Jon D. Morris, 2078 Weimer, 352-392-0443,

Social Media, Integrated Communication, Media Ethics and General Advertising Questions
Tom Kelleher, Department Chair, 2088 Weimer, 352-392-4046,

Study Abroad, International Advertising/Marketing, Research, Graduate Programs (Online)
Michael F. Weigold, 1060 Weimer, 352-392-1124,

Public Service Advertising, Warning Labels, Study Abroad, Advertising Campaign Development, Research and Graduate Studies
Debbie Treise, Weimer 2012, 352-392-6557,

Health Communication, Science Communication, Translational Science, Social Marketing, Campaign Development and Evaluation
Janice Krieger, 2024 Weimer 352-273-0240, janicekrieger@jou.ufl.ed

Visual Communications Strategies, Design Thinking, Creative Direction, Branding, Creative Leadership
Jim Harrison, The Agency, 352-294-3846


Communications Law, Media Law, First Amendment, Federal Communications Commission
Clay Calvert, 2060 Weimer, 352-273-1096,

Communications Law, Media Law
Sandi Chance, 3208 Weimer, 352-392-2273,

Careers in journalism, resume and cover letters, job interviewing, writing and surviving the reporting class
Mike Foley, 3047 Weimer, 352-392-0410, ,

Photo, International Journalism
John Freeman, 3070 Weimer, 352-392-0430,

Media Effects and Communication Technology
Sri Kalyanaraman, 3045 Weimer, 352-392-0847,

Photo, Design, Health Communications, International Journalism
John Kaplan, 3067 Weimer, 352-392-0435,

Data, Numeracy, Media Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Editing
Norman Lewis, 3052 Weimer, 352-32-5137,

Online and Digital Journalism, Social Media, Internet, Web Design, Web Development, Code for Journalism, Interactivity, Online Multimedia, Online Privacy and Security, International Journalism, International Press Freedom, Fulbright Scholar Grants
Mindy McAdams, 3049 Weimer, 352-392-8456,

Reporting, Writing, Editing, History, Literary Journalism
Ron Rodgers, 3058 Weimer, 352-392-8847,

Digital Media, Online Media, Editing, Startups, Entrepreneurialism, Business, Management, Newspapers, Public Media (NPR/PBS), Design
Matt Sheehan, 2303 Weimer, 352-294-1511,

Magazines, Narrative Writing, Sports Media, Health/Fitness, Social Media
Ted Spiker, Chair, 2070 Weimer, 352-392-6990,

Media Effects, Communication Technology, Quantitative Methods
Frank Waddell, 3067 Weimer, 352-294-1627, 

Journalism/Media History
Bernell Tripp, 3055 Weimer, 352-392-2147,

Feature Writing, Health Writing, Newspapers
Kim Walsh-Childers, 3044 Weimer, 352-392-3924,

Agenda Setting
Wayne Wanta, 3061 Weimer, 352-392-7594,

Public Relations

Public Interest Communications, Public Relations Strategy, Campaigns
Ann Christiano, 3057 Weimer Hall, 352-392-0420

Ethics/Professional Responsibility, Corporate Social Responsibility, Research
Mary Ann Ferguson, 3057 Weimer Hall, 352-392-6660

Public Relations Research, Social Advocacy, Public Relations Theory
Linda Hon, 3202C Weimer Hall, 352-294-2745

Public Relations Strategy, Fundraising, Nonprofit Public Relations
Kathleen Kelly, 3056 Weimer Hall, 352-294-2745

Persuasion, Political Communication, Strategic Communication
Spiro Kiousis, Executive Associate Dean, 2096 Weimer Hall, 352-273-0196

Public Relations Campaign, Digital Communications, Health Communication
Moon Lee, 3050 Weimer Hall, 352-273-1699

Internal Communication, Leadership Communication, Social Media, Startup Public Relations, Evaluation and Measurement, Relationship/Reputation Management
Rita Linjuan Men, 3054 Weimer, 352-294-2897,

Public Relations Writing, International Public Relations, Bateman Campaign
Deanna Pelfrey, 2024 Weimer Hall, 352-392-3113


Branding, Social Media, Popular Culture, Political Reporting, Communication Technology, Digital/Mobile Media Communication, Political Communication, Media Psychology and Effects
Andrew Selepak, 3053 Weimer, 352-294-0879, 

Video and Film Production; Screenwriting
James Babanikos, 3064 Weimer, 352-392-6399,

Emerging Media; Mobile Media; Media Competition; Media Management; Audience Research; Media Economics; Branding
Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, 3063 Weimer, 352-392-4211,

Media Management and Economics; Audience Research; Ethnic Media; News
Amy Jo Coffey, 2042 Weimer, 352-392-6522,

Multi-platform Sports Reporting, Sport Information Management, Sports and Media
Eric Esterline, 3327 Weimer,  352-846-0172,

Media Psychology, Communication Technology, Interactive Media; Gamification, Persuasion
Yu-hao Lee, 3051 Weimer, 352-392-3951,

International and Intercultural Communication
Michael Leslie, 3060 Weimer, 352-392-2904,

Media Law, Information, Technology, Policy, Online Privacy and Security, Community, Culture, Emerging Media
Jasmine McNealy, 3062 Weimer, 352-846-0226,

Management; Video Production; International Communication
David Ostroff, 2081 Weimer, 352-392-0463,

Documentary Film and Video Production; Screenwriting
Churchill Roberts, 3040A Weimer, 352-392-1545,

Video and Film Production and Post-production
Tim Sorel, 3040B Weimer, 352-392-2849,

Video and Film Production
Houston Wells, 3066 Weimer, 352-273-3568,

Sports Production and Reporting
John Wright, 3200A Weimer, 294-1975

STEM Translational Communication Research

Communication Strategy, Health Behavior Theory, Gerontology, Family Communication
Carla Fisher, 2093 Weimer, 352-294-1019,

Health Communication, Science Communication, Translational Science, Social Marketing, Campaign Development and Evaluation
Janice Krieger, 2024 Weimer 352-273-0240,

Physician-Patient Communication, Communication Skills
Training, Empathic Communication, Online Health Information, Cancer Survivorship
Carma Bylund, 2022 Weimer, 352-294-0420,