Chelsea Woods

Chelsea Woods, Assistant Professor

Chelsea Woods, Assistant Professor
Chelsea Woods, Assistant Professor

Department of Communication
110 Shanks Hall (0311) 
181 Turner St. NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-6689 | clwoods@vt.edu

Chelsea Woods is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication.

  • Public relations
  • Crisis communication
  • Issues management
  • Reputation management
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • B.A., Campbell University
  • Top Four Faculty Paper, Public Relations Division, National Communication Association, 2017
  • Top Four Faculty Paper, Public Relations Division, Southern States Communication Association, 2017
  • Top Student Paper, Applied Communication Division, Southern States Communication Association, 2016

Journal Articles

Woods, C. L., (in press). “Are your tanks filled with orca tears?”: Crisis frames and message convergence in SeaWorld’s tanked Twitter campaign. Corporate Reputation Review. doi: 10.1057/s41299-017-0039-y

Sutton, J., Woods, C., & Vos, S. (in press). Channel beliefs and risk information seeking: A free-response approach. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. doi: 10.1111/1468-5973.12197

Williams, G. A., Woods, C. L., & Staricek, N. C. (2017). Restorative rhetoric and social media: An examination of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Communication Studies. doi:10.1080/10510974.2017.1340901

Woods, C. L. (2016). When more than reputation is at risk: How two hospitals responded to Ebola. Public Relations Review42, 893-902. doi: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2016.10.002

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