Denise DeLorme headshotDenise E. DeLorme

Position: Professor, Environmental Communication, Department of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 225-578-8832


Office: 3181 EC&E Bldg.

Bachelor's Degree(s): A.B.J. Advertising, University of Georgia, 1989

Master's Degrees(s): M.A. Advertising, University of Georgia, 1991

Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. Advertising, University of Georgia, 1995

Biosketch: Biosketch of Denise Delorme

Research Interests

Qualitative social science research methods, including focus groups and in-depth interviews; environmental communication, social marketing, stakeholder engagement, and health communication

Courses Taught

ENVS 7007 -- Qualitative Research Methods for Environmental Decision Making

ENVS/OCS 4999 -- Capstone in Coastal Environmental Science

ENVS 4004 -- Environmental Campaigns

Awards & Honors

Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award, University of Georgia Grady College, 2015
Research Incentive Award (RIA), University of Central Florida (university-wide), 2012
Emerald Literati Network Outstanding Paper Award, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, 2011
Grasty Award for Outstanding Research, University of Central Florida School of Communication, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
 Journal of Advertising Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2006

Professional Affiliations and Service Activities

Professional Service

Guest Co-Associate Editor, Earth’s Future Special Collection, 2015
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Advertising, 2006-present
Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Advertising, 2013-2016
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising, 2005-2010, 2012-2014
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Advertising Education, 2001-2015
Secretary, American Academy of Advertising, 2009-2010
Member, Research Committee, American Academy of Advertising, 2016
Member, Publications Committee, American Academy of Advertising, 2012-2015

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Advertising, 1993-present
American Geophysical Union, 2013-present
Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, 2016-present
International Environmental Communication Association, 2015-present
Qualitative Research Consultants Association, 2018-present

Selected Publications

Stephens, S. H., DeLorme, D. E., Hagen, S. C. (2020). Coastal Stakeholders’ Perceptions of Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Management, (in press).

DeLorme, D. E., Stephens, S. H., Bilskie, M. V., Hagen, S. C. (2020). Coastal Decision-makers’ Perspectives on Updating Storm Surge Guidance Tools. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 28, 158-168.

Stephens, S. H., DeLorme, D. E. (2019). A Framework for User Agency during Development of Interactive Risk Visualization Tools. Technical Communication Quarterly, 28(4), 391-406.

DeLorme, D. E. (2018). Communicating with Coastal Decision Makers and Environmental Educators via Sea Level Rise Decision-Support Tools. Journal of Science Communication, 17(3), 1-18.

DeLorme, D. E., Stephens, S. H., Hagen, S. C. (2018). Transdisciplinary Sea Level Rise Risk Communication and Outreach Strategies from Stakeholder Focus Groups. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 1-9.

DeLorme, D. E., Stephens, S. H., Hagen, S. C. (2017). Evaluation of the Design Features of Interactive Digital Sea Level Rise Viewers for Risk Communication. Environmental Communication, 11(2), 248-262.

DeLorme, D. E., Kidwell, D., Hagen, S. C., Stephens, S. (2016). Developing and Managing Transdisciplinary and Transformative Research on the Coastal Dynamics of Sea Level Rise: Experiences and Lessons Learned. Earth’s Future, 4(5), 194-209.

Stephens, S. H., DeLorme, D. E., Hagen, S. C. (2015). Evaluating the Utility and Communicative Effectiveness of an Interactive Sea Level Rise Viewer through Stakeholder Engagement. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 29(3), 314-343.

DeLorme, D. E., Neuberger, L., Wright, J. D. (2015). Exploring Boaters’ Environmental Views for a Marine Conservation Social Marketing Campaign. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 14(1), 33-42.

DeLorme, D. E., Stephens, S. H., Hagen, S. C. (2014). An Analysis of the Narrative Elements of Interactive Sea Level Rise Viewers. Science Communication, 36(6), 675-705.

Bowerman, K., DeLorme, D. E. (2014). Boaters’ Perceptions of a Mobile App for a Marine Conservation Social Marketing Campaign. Social Marketing Quarterly, 20(1), 47-65.