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.