Julia Weiss

Julia Weiss

Julia K. Weiss, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication

E-mail: jkw3tu@uvawise.edu
Phone: 276.376.3450
Office: Zehmer 110


  • Ph.D., West Virginia University
  • M.A., University at Buffalo
  • B.A., University at Buffalo

Professional Interests/Research Interests

  • Media Effects/Media Psychology
  • Health Communication
  • Persuasion

Classes Taught

  • Media Studies
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Senior Seminar
  • Public Speaking

Selected Publications

  • Weiss, J. K., & Cohen E. L. (2019). Clicking for change: The role of empathy and negative affect on engagement with a social media campaign. Behaviour & Information Technology, Online Publication, 1-8.
  • Grizzard, M. N., Huang, J., Weiss, J. K., Novonty, E., Fitzgerald, K., Chu, H., … , Ahn, C. (2017). Graphic violence as moral motivator: The effects of graphically violent content in news. Mass Communication and Society, 20, 763-783.