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Nathan Walter
Assistant Professor
Communication Studies

Nathan Walter

Nathan is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies and a faculty member in the Center for Communication and Health. Walter’s research concerns the evaluation of strategic health messages, media psychology, communication ecologies, and correction of misinformation. His studies have been published in a number of leading outlets, including the Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Human Communication Research, and Communication Monographs. His most recent work, which is supported by the FDA, focuses on novel methods to debunk tobacco-related misinformation. Nathan’s overarching research agenda revolves around the development of multilevel and ecological models that provide a nuanced approach to the study of communication-related phenomena.


PhD, Communication, University of Southern California
MA, Communication, University of Haifa, Israel
BA, Dual degrees in Communication and English, University of Haifa, Israel


  • Health and Misinformation
  • Changing Health Behavior
  • Health Campaigns: Design and Evaluation