The Journal of International Crisis and Risk Communication Research (JICRCR) is the first scholarly journal dedicated to human and mediated communication issues associated with crises, risks, and emergencies around the world. The journal is supported by an international editorial board comprised of top crisis and risk communication scholars. JICRCR is a biannual peer-reviewed, open access publication, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or institution.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1 (2020)




Mortality Reporting and Rumor Generation: An Assessment of Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication following Hurricane María in Puerto Rico
Elizabeth L. Andrade, Nicole D. Barrett, Mark C. Edberg, Maria I. Rivera, Ljubica Latinovic, Matthew W. Seeger, Ann Goldman-Hawes, and Carlos Santos-Burgoa


The SPARS Pandemic 2025-2028: A Futuristic Scenario to Facilitate Medical Countermeasure Communication
Emily K. Brunson, Hannah Chandler, Gigi Kwik Gronvall, Sanjana Ravi, Tara Kirk Sell, Matthew P. Shearer, and Monica L. Schoch-Spana

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Timothy Sellnow

Volume Editor
Brooke Fisher Liu

Associate Editors
Audra Diers-Lawson
Patric R. Spence