Ph.D. Expert in strategic communication.
Dr. Deanna Sellnow is a professor of strategic communication in the Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida. Her research focuses on instructional communication in multiple contexts, particularly risk and crisis communication. Her work with instructional messages in risk and crisis contexts is widely published in interdisciplinary and international journals. She has completed funded research on instructional risk message design for such agencies as the United States Geological Survey, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is the author and co-author of six books focusing on instructional communication. Two recent titles are, The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture: Considering Mediated Texts, and The Challenge of Effective Speaking in a Digital Age.