Lauren Kriss

 Lauren Kriss

Contact Information

3001 Lincoln Hall, MC-456
702 South Wright Street
Urbana IL 61801

Office Hours

  • 11 a.m.-11:50 a.m. Wednesday
  • 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Thursday
Graduate Instructor
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Lauren Kriss is originally from Austin, TX but graduated with her BA in Public Relations from Texas Tech University in 2019. She has served in the Texas Tech Honor's College First-Year Experience program and competed with Texas Tech in the National Student Advertising Competition in the past. Currently, she is working on her master's in the department. In the spring, she'll be teaching discussion sections of CMN 102: Introduction to Communication.

Research Interests

  • Health Communication Campaigns
  • Social Marketing
  • Persuasion

Research Description

Lauren Kriss is interested in using social marketing and health communication approaches to encouraging changes in health behavior. Currently, she is working on projects related to organ donation and antibiotic resistance.


  • B.A. Public Relations, Texas Tech University


  • CMN 101 Public Speaking
  • CMN 102 Intro to Comm