Dr. Christina DeWalt



Dr. Christina DeWalt
PhD, The University of Oklahoma

Email: cdewalt@fau.edu
Phone : 561.297.4808
Areas of Expertise: Health Communication, Media Studies, Mediated Social Influence, Data Analysis

Christina DeWalt has Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma. Her research interests are in cognitive and emotional processing of media and communication, with a specific focus on public health initiatives. DeWalt’s research has earned national conference recognition and she is a two-time (2015, 2016) recipient of the prestigious Carol Burnett Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Media Ethics. Her dissertation was awarded the Nancy L. Mergler Dissertation Fellowship. DeWalt teaches in a number of areas including new media and research methods. During her time at the University of Oklahoma, DeWalt earned the Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching three years in a row (2015, 2016, 2017). DeWalt is also an award-winning multimedia journalist, who has more than 15 years of professional industry experience.





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