National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
Holly Roberts is a Program Manager and Researcher in the Risk Communication and Resilience Program at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). She assists with a variety of research ventures while managing START’s Training in Risk and Crisis Communication Program (TRACC).
With a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. from the University of Kentucky, Roberts specializes in public relations and risk and crisis communication. Her research interests include organizational communication, risk and crisis communication, social media, natural disasters, reputation management and health crises. She has published a number of articles related these topics and regularly presents research at national and international conferences.
In addition to research, Roberts has taught a variety of college-level courses and currently teaches Oral Communication for National Security Careers at the University of Maryland.