Rebecca Freihaut is a native of Kentucky and is an experienced academic consultant with a demonstrated history of assisting with research in a variety of fields. She has a MLIS from the University of Kentucky in Medical Librarianship, and has worked with organizations including the NLM, CDC, WHO, and the USDA. Her areas of interest are risk and crisis communication, health communication, community engagement, vulnerable populations, and the use of narrative to allow the voices of those who are underrepresented to be heard. She is a currently a Graduate Teaching Assistant and a PhD student in Strategic Communication studying Risk and Crisis Communication at UCF. She lives a busy but fulfilling life with her husband and two college-aged sons.

Top Student Papers: March 9, 2:30-3:30 PM
The farm to fork story: Seeking to understand instructional communication in animal biosecurity.