Robert Prestley

Teaching Assistant

Office: 076 McVey Hall

Phone: 859-257-5114

Email: robert.prestley [at] uky.edu

Personal Website: http://comm.uky.edu/prestley

B.S., 2017 - The Pennsylvania State University

Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Communication

Robert Prestley is a second-year Master's student in the Department of Communication. Robert received his B.S. in meteorology at Penn State, and his research interests lie within the field of risk communication. His research has focused on the way weather communicators, like the National Weather Service and broadcast meteorologists, discuss risk and engage with their followers over the air and through social media.

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Courses Taught

An introduction to the process of communication as a critical element in human interaction and in society. Designed to enhance effective communication and informed use of the mass media.
An examination of the interplay between the technology and content of the mass communication media.
This course helps students explore, understand, and appreciate the patient-provider relationship through an examination and analysis of selected health communication case studies and related materials. It is also designed to improve communication skills with and among physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.