Faculty Spotlight

Norman Porticella

Norman Porticella

Research and Academic Interests: how people attend to, process, and are influenced by messaging with a focus on the interplay between motivation, attention, attitudes, and decision making across contexts (e.g., health, entertainment). He also collaborates on initiatives to improve inclusive outreach and evaluation in informal science education. He teaches COMM 3020 (Science Writing for Media) and COMM 2850 (Communication, Environment, Science, and Health).

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