Jeannette Sutton, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Communication
Risk and Disaster Communication Center
University of Kentucky
jeannette.sutton@uky.edu

About Jeannette

Jeannette Sutton, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and the Director of the Risk and Disaster Communication Center at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Sutton specializes in disaster and risk, with a primary focus on online informal communications, and public alerts and warnings disseminated via terse messaging channels. Much of her research investigates the evolving role of information and communication technology, including social media and mobile devices, for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. 

Dr. Sutton has held numerous grants from the National Science Foundation, as well as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Naval Research. Her research has been published in the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the Proceedings of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management; Information, Communication, and Society; Health Communication, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She is also a current member of the Advisory Board for the National Construction Safety Team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Jeannette holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Colorado, Boulder and completed her postdoctoral training at the Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Conferences

National Tropical Weather Conference

April 3-7, 2018 South Padre Island, TX

Speaker


Kentucky Conference on Health Communication

April 12-14, 2018 Lexington, KY

Speaker



Previous Conferences:

American Meteorological Society 98th Annual Meeting

Jan 8, 2018 in Austin, TX

Social Media Communication across the Weather Continuum: Introducing the Social Media Engagement Model for the National Weather Service
 

Society For Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2017
Dec 10-14, 2017 in Arlington, VA

Modeling social media engagement across the disaster continuum.

Recent Presentations

Click here for a recording of a presentation made at the AMS Summer Community  Meeting (2015) on strategies for effective messaging on short channels  under imminent threat.



Click here for a recording of the presentation made at the American Meteorological Society 98th Annual Meeting

Jan 8, 2018 in Austin, TX
Social  Media Communication across the Weather Continuum: Introducing the  Social Media Engagement Model for the National Weather Service

Contact

Get in Touch

Jeannette Sutton

(303) 587-0498