Author Deep Dive: Crisis Communication

Dr. Shelley Wigley


Dr. Shelley Wigley, author of "Crisis Communication: Anticipate. Navigate. Mitigate." introduces her comprehensive crisis communication courseware. It comes complete with instructor resources such as auto-graded quizzes, assignments/case studies, lesson plans, and more. Students get current industry insights from field experts and experience what it is like to work in crisis communication. Shelley Wigley is an associate professor in the department of communication at the University of Texas at Arlington where she teaches graduate courses in persuasion and crisis communication and undergraduate courses in public relations. She has more than a decade of professional public relations experience including media training, media relations, and crisis preparation, as well as experience as both a newspaper and broadcast journalist. Her research interests focus on crisis communication, media relations, and social media. She is the author or co-author of 23 published journal articles and three book chapters.