Kilhoe Na

Academic Title

Assistant Professor, Communication and Media

Additional Title

Zampell Family Faculty Fellow

  • Strategic communication
  • Health communication
  • Crisis communication
  • Evaluation and dissemination of (mis)information and rumors
  • Message virality
  • Communication Technology </li

I am a strategic communication scholar with a focus on health and crisis communication. More specifically, I study how people communicate health-related misinformation/rumors during crises. I am also doing research on message virality.

  • Ph.D. Communication The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • M.A. Communication The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • B.A. French Language and Literature; Mass Comm

  • Strategic communication
  • Health communication
  • Crisis communication
  • Evaluation and dissemination of (mis)information and rumors
  • Message virality
  • Communication Technology </li

Na, K., Garrett, R. K., & Slater, M. D. (2018). Rumor acceptance during public health crises: Testing the emotional congruence hypothesis. Journal of Health Communication, 23(8), 791-799. doi:10.1080/10810730.2018.1527877

 Cho, H

  • Strategic Communication
  • Research Inquiry