Katie Abrams

PH.D., ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Professor Abrams’ expertise is at the intersection of strategic communication and food system and natural resources issues. Most of her research focuses on three broad areas: food marketing communication models of influence, transparency and persuasive communication in the agriculture/food industry, and, most recently, risk communication regarding human-wildlife interactions. Additionally, her professional background in web and graphic design has influenced her interests in effects of visual communication. She has garnered about $1.3 million for her scholarship from the USDA and the National Park Service.