Dr. Cara Cuite is an Associate Research Professor in the Rutgers University Department of Human Ecology and the Food Policy Institute. She is Principal Investigator on a grant from the National Center for Food Protection and Defense to study communication about intentional food contamination. In addition, she is currently serving as co-PI on a USDA-funded grant to study emergency preparedness and food safety in the homebound elderly. Dr. Cuite is a health psychologist who has previously worked in the areas of cancer risk communication and health policy. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Rutgers University in 2003.
Cuite, Hallman, Shwom, 2018. Is storm surge scary? The influence of hazard, impact, an fear-based message and individual differences on responses to hurricane risks in the USA.Morss, Rebecca., Cuite, Cara., Demuth, Julie., Hallman, William., Shwom, Rachael. 2018. Is storm surge scary? The influence of hazard, impact, and fear-based messages and individual differences on responses to hurricane risks in the USA. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.