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Joanna Krajewski: Faculty and Staff

Joanna M.T. Krajewski Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication



Research, Professional and Creative Activity:


Krajewski, J.M.T. & Ekdale, B. (2016). Constructing Cholera: CNN iReport, the Haitian cholera epidemic, and the limits of citizen journalism. Journalism Practice, 11(2-3) 229-246. doi:10.1080/17512786.2016.1215252

Krajewski, J.M.T., Schumacher, A.C., & Dalrymple, K.E. (Published online: 02 October 2017). Just turn on the faucet: A content analysis of PSAs about the global water crisis on YouTube. Environmental Communication. 



  • Ph.D., Mass Communication, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa
  • M.P.H., Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
  • B.A., Communication Studies, University of Iowa; Emphasis: Women's Studies; Minor: Art 


Area of Research: 
Strategic communication for water sustainability, environmental, health, and agricultural communication; water poverty and women's oppression in the Global South; health promotion and cholera prevention in Haiti 

Professional Profile:

Dr. Krajewski's research is situated at the intersection of strategic environmental communication, public health, and water sustainability. Having worked on community health and safe water promotion campaigns in India and Haiti, she has a deep-seated passion for social marketing research in Global South contexts. Ultimately, she hopes to use her experience working on water issues internationally and in rural Iowa, to help improve understanding of the current water issues facing many Floridians. Ultimately, she hopes to inspire students to become involved in creating communication campaigns aimed at improving awareness of these issues, and changing attitudes and behaviors in order to help alleviate the water sustainability challenges in Florida and around the globe. 

Teaching and Related Service:

Classes Taught:

  • COM 208 - Introduction to Media
  • COM 213 - Media Literacy
  • COM 224 - Foundations of Strategic Communication/Public Relations
  • COM 359 - Digital Media for Strategic Communication
  • COM 440 - Risk and Crisis Communication
  • COM 463 - Strategic Communication Campaigns 

More Information:

DOW Advantage - Faculty Advisor Florida Public Relations Association - Jacksonville Chapter member