Quinnipiac University
Laura Elizabeth Willis

Associate Professor of Health & Strategic Communication

Laura E. Willis, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Health and Strategic Communication at Quinnipiac University. She has served as the faculty advisor for Quinnipiac's chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Honors Society) since January 2016 and was a member of the National Faculty Advisory Board for Lambda Pi Eta from 2018-2020.

Dr. Willis’s research focuses on strategic health communication and pedagogy. Her research can be found in journals such as Health Communication, Communication Research, and Journal of Public Relations Education.

Dr. Willis has over 10 years of teaching experience. She received her undergraduate degree, Master's degree, and Ph.D. in Communication from the Ohio State University.
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  • BA, The Ohio State University
  • MA, The Ohio State University
  • PHD, The Ohio State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Campaign
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Communication
  • Gender and Communication
  • Campaign Strategy


  • Strategic Communication

Office Location

  • Center for Comm.&Engineer 261

Mail Drop

  • CE-MCM