Lynsey Romo

Dec 14, 2017  |  U.S. News & World Report

Party Tips for Teetotalers

Many non-drinkers have developed strategies to avoid drawing attention to themselves when the liquor is flowing, according to research by Prof. Lynsey Romo (Communication) at NC State.

Jul 16, 2017  |  Gillette, WY News Record

Friends Don’t Let Friends Diet

New research from Lynsey Romo, a professor in NC State's Dept of Communication, examines how the people around you may sabotage your healthy eating efforts.

May 24, 2017  |  The Academic Minute

The Academic Minute: Thin Stigma

Are your friends keeping you overweight? NC State University's Lynsey Romo, assistant professor of communication, discusses how wanting to fit in at mealtime could lead to gaining back all that weight you just lost.

Jun 24, 2016  |  NC State News

Study: ‘Emotional Labor’ Can Take a Toll on Student-Athletes

The “emotional labor” required of collegiate student-athletes can leave them feeling powerless, frustrated and nervous, according to a new study from NC State's Department of Communication.

Jun 8, 2016  |  NC State News

Social Media Posts May Help ID Students at Risk for Alcohol Problems

Research finds that having an "alcohol identity" puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems — and that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger predictor of alcohol problems than having a drink.

May 31, 2016  |  Tech Times

Facebook And Instagram Posts May Help Predict College Students With Alcohol Drinking Problems

Social media like Facebook and Instagram may predict student alcohol abuse, study indicates. Lynsey Romo, Communication, featured.

May 26, 2016  |  International Business Times

Money And Love: How Talking About Finances With Your Partner Can Improve A Relationship

Money — or perhaps more accurately, financial stress — has a tendency to make people behave in ways they might not otherwise. Lynsey Romo, communication, featured.

May 12, 2016

Navigating Social Drinking

Research led by an NC State communication professor highlights the many ways that former problem drinkers navigate social-drinking situations.

Apr 20, 2016

Research Into Lean Stigma Gives Undergrad New Insights

Through undergraduate research, NC State communication major Lauren Ray is helping provide insight into how formerly overweight or obese individuals navigate those social barriers. Working as a research assistant with faculty mentor Dr. Lynsey Romo, Ray aided in a study examining the interpersonal challenges of lean stigma and the communicative strategies people use to manage those threats.

Mar 30, 2016  |  NC State News

Study Highlights Link Between Social Media Use and Underage Drinking

The savvier young people are about using social media, the less likely they are to report having alcohol-related problems, according to a recent study co-authored by an NC State communication professor.