Crystal Lumpkins, PhD

Assistant Professor


University of Missouri, Columbia

Recent Publications

Lumpkins CY. (2011). The Soul of Marketing and Marketing to the Soul - A Look at DTCA Practices Targeting African American Women. Waiting Room of One's Own; essay.

Lumpkins CY. (2010). Sacred Symbols as a Peripheral Cue in Health Advertisements: An Assessment of Using Religion to Appeal to African American Women about Breast Cancer Screening. Journal of Media and Religion.

Lumpkins CY. (2010). At Your Fingertips - Electronic Media Delivers Health Information. Our Health Matters; July/August.

Refereed Publications

Lumpkins CY, Coffey C, Daley CM, Greiner KA. (2013). Employing the Church as a Marketer of Cancer Prevention: A Look at a Health Promotion Project Aimed to Reduce Colorectal Cancer among African Americans in the Midwest," Journal of Family & Community Health. In Press

Lumpkins CY, Cupertino P, Young K, Daley CM, Greiner KA. (2013) A "Ethnic and Racial Differences in a Colon Cancer Screening Intervention: A Look at Patient Response to Tailored Communication via Computer Touch Screen Technology," KUMC Family Medicine Research Division and the University of Journalism and Mass Communications," Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education. In Press

Lumpkins CY. (2012) "Hollywood and Breast Cancer Prevention Among African American women: Utilizing a Cultural Lens to Analyze Breast Cancer Risk Narratives in the California ‘Every Woman Counts Campaign," Journal of Media and Communication Studies, 4(5), 95-106.

Lumpkins CY, Cameron GT, Frisby C. (2012) "Spreading the Gospel of Good Health: Assessing Ethnic and Mass Women's Magazines as Communication Vehicles to Combat Health Disparities among African Americans," Journal of Media and Religion, 11(2), 78-90.

Lumpkins CY, Greiner KA, Daley CM, Mabachi NM, Neuhaus K. (2011). Promoting Healthy Behavior from the Pulpit: Clergy Share Their Perspectives on Effective Health Communication in the African American Church," Journal of Religion and Health. 2011 Oct 1. (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 21965057 doi 10.1007/s10943-011-9533-1 PMCID: PMC3540142

Lumpkins CY, Bae J, Cameron G.(2009). Generating Conflict for Greater Good: Using Contingency Theory to Assess Black and Mainstream Newspapers as Public Relations Vehicles to Promote Better Health among African Americans, Public Relations Review, 36:73-77. PMCID:PMC 3401117

Shaw B, Han JY, Kim E, Gustafson D, Hawkins R, Cleary J, McTavish F, Pingree S, Eliason P, Lumpkins C. (2007). Effects of Prayer and Religious Expression within Computer Support Groups on Women with Breast Cancer, Psycho-Oncology, 16:676-687. PMID: 17131348

Invited Publications (Trade & Scholarly Publications)

Lumpkins CY. (2013) Traveler or Naturalized Citizen? An Attempt to Accultration in Academia (A Foreign Land). In M.A. Smith (Ed), Tenuous Veneers: Women of Color in the Academy. In Press

Lumpkins CY. (2013) Giant Bicycle Everyday Sponsorship Campaign. Gale Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies, Golson Publishing. In Press

Lumpkins CY. (2013). B.a.B.e. (be active, be emancipated). In Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, & Jane E. Sloan (Eds.), The multimedia encyclopedia of women in today's world. (2nd ed., pp. 144-146). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: 10.4135/9781452270388.n34

Lumpkins CY. (2013). Sexually transmitted diseases, disparities in testing. In Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, & Jane E. Sloan (Eds.), The multimedia encyclopedia of women in today's world. (2nd ed., pp. 1763-1767). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: 10.4135/9781452270388.n381

Lumpkins CY. (2012) "Emotional Health: Prescription for Spirituality at Home and Work" November/December 2012 Our Health matters

Lumpkins CY. (2012) "Health Care Related Degrees Emerge as Top Professions," May/June 2012 Our Health matters

Last modified: Feb 17, 2014

Crystal Lumpkins, PhD


Crystal Lumpkins, PhD
Assistant Professor