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Anthony, K. E., & Sellnow, T. L. (2012). Beyond Narnia?: The Necessity of C . S . Lewis’ First and Second Things in Applied Communication Research. Journal of Applied Communication Research, (February). doi:

Anthony, K., Sellnow, T., Millner. A. (in press). Message convergence as a message-centered approach to analyzing and improving risk communication. Journal of Applied Communication Research.

Barrett, M. S., Novak, J. M., Venette, S. J., & Shumate, M. (2006). Validating the High Reliability Organization Perception Scale. Communication Research Reports, 23(2), 111–118. doi:10.1080/08824090600669087

Cowden, K. (2008). Communicating Crisis?: Lessons Learned in Conducting Field Research Among Native American Populations. Journal of the Communication, Speech & Theatre Association of North Dakota, 21, 33–40.

Cowden, K., McDonald, L., Littlefield. R.  (2013). Using community based participatory action research as service-learning for tribal college students. Journal of Indigenous Research, 2(1), 1-4.

DeVito, P. (2005). Web-based Distance Learning Techniques to Train Farm and Food Industry Personnel to Protect and Secure the Global Food Supply Chain. Proceedings of the Institute of Food Technologists’ First Annual Food Protection and Defense Conference.

Farrell, L., Littlefield, R., Sasanya. S.  (in press, 2013). Menu Foods pet-food recall: Social media at the intersection of emotion in crisis. Iowa Journal of Communication.

Frisbee, B., Veil, S., Sellnow. T.  (2013) Instructional messages during health-related crises: Essential content for self-protection. Health Communication. 

Helferich, O. K., & Cook, R. L. (2006). Global Supply Chain Security. Handbook of Global Supply Chain Management.

Littlefield, R. S. (2005). Jack in the Box: Lessons Learned by Accepting Responsibility. Lessons Learned About Protecting America’s Food Supply.

Littlefield, R. S., & Cowden, K. (2006). Rethinking the Single Spokesperson Model of Crisis Communication: Recognizing the Need to Address Multiple Publics.

Littlefield, R. S., Cowden, K., & Hueston, W. (n.d.). Crisis and Risk Communication: 10 Tips for Public Health Professionals Communicating with Native and New Americans. Communication.

Littlefield, R. S., Rowan, K., Veil, S. R., Kisselburgh, L., Vidoloff, K., Dick, M. L., Russell-loretz, T., et al. (2010). “We tell people. It’s up to them to be prepared.” Public Relations Practices of Local Emergency Managers. In W. T. Coombs & S. J. Holladay (Eds.), The Handbook of Crisis Communication. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781444314885.ch11

McEntire, J., & Boateng, a. (2012). Industry Challenge to Best Practice Risk Communication. Journal of food science, 00(0), 1–7. doi:10.1111/j.1750-3841.2012.02630.x

McIntyre, J. J. (2005). Social Responsiility: Lessons Learned from Schwan’s Salmonella Crisis. Lessons Learned About Protecting America’s Food Supply.

Miller, A. N., & Littlefield, R. S. (2010). Product recalls and organizational learning: ConAgra’s responses to the peanut butter and pot pie crises. Public Relations Review, 36(4), 361–366. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2010.06.001

Novak, J. M. (2005). Crisis Plans and Interagency Coordination: Lessons Learned from Tainted Strawberries in the School Lunch Program. Lessons Learned About Protecting America’s Food Supply.

Novak, J. M., Sellnow, T. L., Venette, S. J., & Nganje, W. E. (2006). Perceptions of Risk Communication Messages: Applications in a Food Processing Environment. Food Protection Trends.

Palenchar, M., Freeberg, K., Veil. S. (2013). Social media bookmarking: Managing and sharing information from a central source. Public Relations Review, 39, 178-184.

Prebles, E. A., Sayir, A. D., Brandenburg, D. C., & Mather, E. C. (2008). Longitudinal Evaluation of Food Safety Discussion-Based Exercises: Tool Development and Initial Validation. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 5(1). doi:10.2202/1547-7355.1386

Reierson, J. L., Sellnow, T. L., & Ulmer, R. R. (2009). Complexities of Crisis Renewal Over Time: Learning from the Tainted Odwalla Apple Juice Case. Communication Studies, 60(2), 114–129. doi:10.1080/10510970902834841

Sasanya, S., Olet, S., Littlefield, R., Stoltenow, C., Khaitsa. M. (2013). Spatial-temporal distribution of the 2007 melamine-associated nephrotoxic renal failure among pets and factors associated with pet survival. Food Protection Trends, 33(1), 32-41.

Seeger, M. W. (2005). From Farm to Fork: Communication and Best Practices in Food Safety. Lessons Learned About Protecting America’s Food Supply.

Seeger, M. W. (2006). Best Practices in Crisis Communication: An Expert Panel Process. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 34(3), 232–244. doi:10.1080/00909880600769944

Seeger, M. W., Ulmer, R. R., Novak, J. M., & Sellnow, T. L. (2005). Post-crisis discourse and organizational change, failure and renewal. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 18(1), 78–95. doi:10.1108/09534810510579869

Sellnow, T. L., Johnson, S., Ulmer, R. R., Seeger, M. W., Novak, J. M., Littlefield, R. S., & Venette, S. J. (2008). Confounding Issues for Implementing Best Practices in Risk Communication. Crisis.

Sellnow, T. L., Johnson, S., Ulmer, R. R., Seeger, M. W., Novak, J. M., Littlefield, R. S., Venette, S. J., et al. (2008). ConAgra Food’s Communication Response to the 2007 Banquet Pot Pies Salmonella Outbreak. Media.

Sellnow, T., Sellnow, T., Lane, D., Littlefield. R. (2012). The value of instructional communication in crisis situations: Restoring order to chaos. Risk Analysis, 32(4), 633-643.

Sellnow, T. L., & Littlefield, R. S. (2005). Lessons Learned About Protecting America’s Food Supply. North.

Sellnow, T. L., Littlefield, R. S., Vidoloff, K. G., & Webb, E. M. (2009). The Interacting Arguments of Risk Communication in Response to Terrorist Hoaxes. Argumentation and Advocacy, 45(Winter), 135–150.

Sellnow, T. L., Sellnow, D. D., Lane, D. R., & Littlefield, R. S. (2011). The Value of Instructional Communication in Crisis Situations: Restoring Order to Chaos. Risk analysis?: an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis. doi:10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01634.x

Sellnow, T. L., Ulmer, R. R., Seeger, M. W., & Littlefield, R. S. (2009). Effective Risk Communication. New York, NY: Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-79727-4

Sellnow, T. L., & Veil, S. R. (2011). Implementing an effective risk communication plan. Food Technology (China), 14–18.

Sellnow, T. L., & Vidoloff, K. G. (2009). Getting Crisis Communication Right. Food Technology, 40–43.

Sjoberg, L. (2005). Chi-Chi’s Crisis: Lessons Learned Through the Use of Origanizational Apologia. Lessons Learned About Protecting America’s Food Supply.

Spence, P. R., & Lachlan, K. A. (2005). Biological Terrorism and the Local Community: Communication Needs and Response. Lessons Learned About Protecting America’s Food Supply

.Ulmer, R., Seeger, M. W., & Sellnow, T. L. (2007). Post-crisis communication and renewal: Expanding the parameters of post-crisis discourse. Public Relations Review, 33(2), 130–134. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2006.11.01

Veil, S. R., Sellnow, T. L., & Petrun, E. L. (2011). Hoaxes and the Paradoxical Challenges of Restoring Legitimacy?: Dominos’ Response to Its YouTube Crisis. Management Communication Quarterly, 26, 322-345. doi:10.1177/0893318911426685

Veil, Shari R, Liu, M., Erickson, S. L., & Sellnow, T. L. (2005). Too Hot to Handle: Competency Constrains Character in Chi-Chi’s Green Onion Crisis. Public Relations Quarterly, 19–23.

Veil, Shari R., Buehner, T., & Palenchar, M. J. (2011). A Work-In-Process Literature Review: Incorporating Social Media in Risk and Crisis Communication. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 19(2), 110–122. doi:10.1111/j.1468-5973.2011.00639.x

Veil, Shari R., & Husted, R. a. (2012). Best practices as an assessment for crisis communication. Journal of Communication Management, 16(2), 131–145. doi:10.1108/13632541211217560

Veil, Shari R., & Sellnow, T. L. (2011). Memorializing Crisis through Renewal. Communication Currents, 6(3), 2–4. Retrieved from

Venette, S. J. (2006). Special Section Introduction: Best Practices in Risk and Crisis Communication. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 34(3), 229–231. doi:10.1080/00909880600769464

Venette, S. J., Veil, S. R., & Sellnow, T. L. (2005). Essential Communication Resources for Combating Bioterrorism: Some Practical and Generalizable Recommendations. Communication Research Reports, 22(1), 29–37. doi:10.1080/0882409052000343499

Wickline, M., Sellnow. T. (in press). Expanding the concept of significant choice through consideration of health literacy during crises. Health Promotion Practice.