Denise DeLormDenise DeLorme

Position: Professor, Environmental Communication, Department of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 225-578-8832

Office: 3181 EC&E Bldg.

Bachelor's Degree(s): A.B.J. Advertising, University of Georgia, 1989
Master's Degrees(s): M.A. Advertising, University of Georgia, 1991

Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. Advertising, University of Georgia, 1995

Biosketch: Biosketch of Denise Delorme




Qualitative social science research methods, including focus groups and in-depth interviews; environmental communication, social marketing, stakeholder engagement, and health communication


Environmental Communication (Campaigns) (ENVS 7950.1 – Fall 2016)
Qualitative Research Methods for Environmental Decision Making (ENVS 7950.1 -- Spring 2016)


2015 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award, University of Georgia Grady College
2012 Research Incentive Award (RIA), University of Central Florida (university-wide)
2011 Emerald Literati Network Outstanding Paper Award, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing
2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 Grasty Award for Outstanding Research, University of Central Florida School of Communication
2006 Journal of Advertising Outstanding Reviewer Award



2015 Guest Co-Associate Editor, Earth’s Future Special Collection
2006-present Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Advertising
2013-present Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Advertising
2005-2010, 2012-present Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising
2001-present Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Advertising Education
2009-2010 Secretary, American Academy of Advertising
2016 Member, Research Committee, American Academy of Advertising
2012-2015 Member, Publications Committee, American Academy of Advertising


2016-present Member, Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences
2015-present Member, International Environmental Communication Association
2013-present Member, American Geophysical Union
1995-present Member, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
1993-present Member, American Academy of Advertising


DeLorme, Denise E., Sonia Stephens, and Scott C. Hagen (In Press), “Transdisciplinary Sea Level Rise Risk Communication and Outreach Strategies from Stakeholder Focus Groups,” Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.

Sonia H. Stephens, Denise E. DeLorme, and Scott C. Hagen (2017), “Evaluation of the Design Features of Interactive Digital Sea Level Rise Viewers for Risk Communication,” Environmental Communication, 11(2), 248-262.

Hagen, Scott C., Matthew V. Bilskie, Davina L. Passeri, Denise E. DeLorme, and David Yoskowitz (2017), “Systems Approaches for Coastal Hazard Assessment and Resilience,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards Science, Susan L. Cutter (Ed.), Oxford University Press, 1-28.

DeLorme, Denise E., David Kidwell, Scott C. Hagen, and Sonia Stephens (2016), “Developing and Managing Transdisciplinary and Transformative Research on the Coastal Dynamics of Sea Level Rise: Experiences and Lessons Learned,” Earth’s Future, 4(5), 194-209.

DeLorme, Denise E., Lindsay Neuberger, and James D. Wright (2015), “Exploring Boaters’ Environmental Views for a Marine Conservation Social Marketing Campaign,” Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 14, 33-42.

Sonia H. Stephens, Denise E. DeLorme, and Scott C. Hagen (2015), “Evaluating the Utility and Communication Effectiveness of an Interactive Sea Level Rise Viewer through Stakeholder Engagement,” Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 29(3), 314-343.

Huh, Jisu, Denise E. DeLorme, and Leonard N. Reid (2015), “A Model of Consumer Response to Over-the-Counter Drug Advertising: Antecedents and Influencing Factors,” Journal of Health Communication, 21(1), 109-117.

Sonia H. Stephens, Denise E. DeLorme, and Scott C. Hagen (2014), “An Analysis of the Narrative Elements of Interactive Sea Level Rise Viewers,” Science Communication, 36(6), 675-705.

Bowerman, Kamra and Denise E. DeLorme (2014), “Boaters’ Perceptions of a Mobile App for a Marine Conservation Social Marketing Campaign,” Social Marketing Quarterly, 20(1), 47-65.

DeLorme, Denise E., Jisu Huh, Leonard N. Reid, and Soontae An (2012), “Dietary Supplement Advertising: A Review of Regulation and Research,” International Journal of Advertising, 31(3), 547-577.

DeLorme, Denise E., Jisu Huh, and Leonard N. Reid (2011), “Source Selection in Prescription Drug Information Seeking and Influencing Factors: Applying the Comprehensive Model of Information Seeking (CMIS) in an American Context,” Journal of Health Communication, 16(7), 766-787.

DeLorme, Denise E., Jisu Huh, and Leonard N. Reid (2010), “Evaluation, Use, and Usefulness of Prescription Drug Information Sources among Anglo- and Hispanic-Americans,” Journal of Health Communication, 15(1), 18-38.

DeLorme, Denise E. and Jisu Huh (2009), “Seniors’ Uncertainty Management of DTC Prescription Drug Advertising Usefulness,” Health Communication, 24(6), 494-503.

DeLorme, Denise E., Scott C. Hagen, and I. Jack Stout (2005), “Perspectives on Prescribed Burning: Issues and Directions for Developing Campaign Messages,” The Environmental Communication Yearbook Volume 2, ed., Susan L. Senecah, Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers, 99-114.

DeLorme, Denise E., George M. Zinkhan, and Scott C. Hagen, (2004), “The Process of Consumer Reactions to Possession Threats and Losses in a Natural Disaster,” Marketing Letters, 15(4), 185-199.

DeLorme, Denise E., Scott C. Hagen, and I. Jack Stout (2003), “Consumers’ Perspectives on Water Issues: Directions for Educational Campaigns,” Journal of Environmental Education, 34(2), 28-35.