Crystal Adkisson

Crystal AdkissonPosition

Visiting Assistant Professor, Communications and Journalism

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St. Louis (Webster Groves)


Adkisson earned a Ph.D. in Mass Communications and Media Studies from Howard University, Washington, D.C.,  MA in Media Communications from Webster University in St. Louis, and a BA in Business Communications from Rockhurst University in Kansas City.


Crystal Adkisson is a native of St. Louis and recently worked as a research fellow for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Washington, D.C. While at NOAA, she worked for the National Weather Service to analyze research trends that related to the use of social media for crisis communications to determine best practices for warning communities about threatening weather conditions.