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Renee Edwards

Renee Edwards

Professor and Chair
Dept. of Communication Studies
Louisiana State University
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Biography

Renee Edwards (Ph.D., Florida State University) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Louisiana State University. Her research examines the role of the individual in communication, with a recent focus on message interpretation and factors that influence it, such as sex and gender, individual dispositions, and equivocation. She is currently examining decision-making in crisis situations as part of a project in Hurricanes, Institutional Policies, and Information Processing: Engagement with Decision-Makers and Coastal Residents.