Dr. Lindsay Neuberger is an associate professor in the Nicholson School of Communication and Media. She earned her Ph.D. at Michigan State University and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wake Forest University. Dr. Neuberger primarily conducts research in the areas of health campaigns, translational research, and risk communication and has been funded by organizations including the National Space Biomedical Research Institute and the World Health Organization. Her work focuses on persuasion, formative research, information seeking, evaluation, and linguistic analysis and has covered diverse topics from the opioid crisis and breast cancer to risk assessment and environmental concerns.


  • Health communication
  • Health campaigns
  • Formative campaign development and summative evaluation
  • Risk communication
  • Uncertainty and information seeking
  • Persuasion
  • Linguistic analysis
  • Environmental communication
  • Communication contexts: HPV vaccination, opioid crisis, breast cancer, Title IX, health care reform, blood donation, compulsive gambling, STD testing, nutrition, smoking, risky behavior, environmental concerns, stress