Erika Johnson

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Journalism, University of Missouri, 2016
M.P.H., University of Missouri, 2016
M.A., Journalism, University of Missouri, 2012
B.A., Communication Studies, American University, 2010

Courses Taught:
Health Communication, Communication Research Methods|

Areas of Interest:
Influence and persuasion in health contexts, media effects, health communication with and among women; information processing; strategic communication; entertainment and social media source effects; experimental design.

Scholarly Works/Publications:
Dr. Johnson’s work is published in Communication Research, Howard Journal of Communications, Mass Communication and Society, and Newspaper Research Journal, among other mass communication and health related journals. Her publication in PRSA’s Public Relations Journal is featured in the Institute for Public Relations Digital Media Research Center.

Dr. Johnson won top paper awards at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and National Communication Association (NCA) conferences, and from Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA) (a Missouri School of Journalism founded national honor society for mass communication and journalism scholarship). She presents often at the International Communication Association conference.