Lindsay Neuberger

Lindsay Neuberger

Dr. Lindsay Neuberger is an associate professor in the Department of Communication, Nicholson School of Communication and Media. Dr. Neuberger is also the Faculty Fellow for University General Education Assessment in the College of Undergraduate Studies and previously served as associate director for academic programs and student services in Nicholson. 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.

Research Interests

  • 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


2019 Outstanding Educator - Nicholson School of Communication and Media
2019 Competitive In-Unit Sabbatical
2018 UCF Woman Making History
2017 UCF Luminary Scholar
2016 Teaching Incentive Program Award Winner
2014 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award Winner

Updated: May 19, 2020