Lee Ahern

Associate Professor of Advertising and Public Relations

Lee Ahern

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

News Experiments Economics Experiment Narrative Moderator Vaccination Coverage Vip Global Warming Students Worldview Effect Science Political Party Costs Communication Information Science Magazine Advertisement Visual Communication Epidemics Group Shale Gas Drilling

Most Recent Publications

Review of the book Communicating the Future: Solutions for Environment, Economy, and Democracy, by W. Lance Bennett.

Lee Ahern, 2021, International Journal of Communication on p. 976-978

HPV prevention is not just for girls: an examination of college-age-students’ adoption of HPV vaccines

Susan Grantham, Colleen Connolly-Ahern, Lee Ahern, 2020, Health Marketing Quarterly on p. 193-206

The Cost of the Veil: Visual Communication Impacts of Hijab on News Judgments

Colleen Connolly-Ahern, Lee Ahern, Ioana Coman, Maria Molina-Davila, Maria Molina Davila, Stefanie Davis, M Cabrera-Baukus, 2019, Mass Communication and Society on p. 851-871

Jessica Gall Myrick, Lee Ahern, Ruosi Shao, Jeff Conlin, 2019, Science Communication on p. 38-65

Jennifer Hoewe, Lee Ahern, 2017, Environmental Communication on p. 810-820

Environmental orientations and news coverage: Examining the impact of individual differences and narrative news

Fuyuan Shen, Lee Ahern, Jiangxue (Ashley) Han, 2017, International Journal of Communication on p. 4018-4031

Worldviews, Issue Knowledge, and the Pollution of a Local Science Information Environment

Lee Ahern, Colleen Connolly-Ahern, Jennifer Hoewe, 2016, Science Communication on p. 228-250

More Is Less: Global Warming News Values on Fox Compared to Other U.S. Broadcast News Outlets

Lee Ahern, Melanie Formentin, 2016, Electronic News on p. 45-65

More is less: Gatekeeping and coverage bias of climate change in US television news

Lee Ahern, Melanie Formentin, 2016, Electronic News on p. 45–65

Acting on surprise: emotional response, multiple-channel information seeking and vaccination in the H1N1 flu epidemic

Weirui Wang, Lee Ahern, 2015, Social Influence on p. 137-148

Most-Cited Papers

Is it a sense of autonomy, control, or attachment? Exploring the effects of in-game customization on game enjoyment

Keunyeong Kim, Michael G. Schmierbach, Saraswathi Bellur, Mun Young Chung, Julia Daisy Fraustino, Frank Dardis, Lee Ahern, 2015, Computers in Human Behavior on p. 695-705

Stories that count: Influence of news narratives on issue attitudes

Fuyuan Shen, Lee Ahern, Michelle Baker, 2014, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly on p. 98-117

Framing environmental responsibility: 30 years of CSR messages in National Geographic Magazine

Denise Sevick Bortree, Lee Ahern, Alexandra Nutter Smith, Xue Dou, 2013, Public Relations Review on p. 491-496

Key trends in environmental advertising across 30 years in National Geographic magazine

Lee Ahern, Denise Sevick Bortree, Alexandra Nutter Smith, 2013, Public Understanding of Science on p. 479-494

Acting on surprise: emotional response, multiple-channel information seeking and vaccination in the H1N1 flu epidemic

Weirui Wang, Lee Ahern, 2015, Social Influence on p. 137-148

Worldviews, Issue Knowledge, and the Pollution of a Local Science Information Environment

Lee Ahern, Colleen Connolly-Ahern, Jennifer Hoewe, 2016, Science Communication on p. 228-250

Effects of In-Game Virtual Direct Experience (VDE) on Reactions to Real-World Brands

Frank E. Dardis, Mike Schmierbach, Lee Ahern, Julia Fraustino, Saraswathi Bellur, Sean Brooks, Jared Johnson, 2015, Journal of Promotion Management on p. 313-334

Jennifer Hoewe, Lee Ahern, 2017, Environmental Communication on p. 810-820

Environmental orientations and news coverage: Examining the impact of individual differences and narrative news

Fuyuan Shen, Lee Ahern, Jiangxue (Ashley) Han, 2017, International Journal of Communication on p. 4018-4031

Jessica Gall Myrick, Lee Ahern, Ruosi Shao, Jeff Conlin, 2019, Science Communication on p. 38-65