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Communication, Environment, Science and Health Faculty

Bruce Lewenstein

Professor of Science Communication
Academic and Research Interests
Public communication of, public understanding of, and public engagement in science and technology; history of science communication, science journalism, and science museums; informal science education.
Academic and Research Interests
Risk communication related to health and the environment, particularly examining the influence of trust and fairness; community engagement in environmental decision making; communication about zoonotic and infectious disease in the context of climate change.

Jeff Niederdeppe

Associate Professor
Academic and Research Interests
Effects of mass media campaigns and news coverage on health behavior and social policy.
Dawn Schrader

Dawn Schrader

Associate Professor
Academic and Research Interests
Privacy issues, including the psychological value of privacy and increasing awareness of privacy implications for the individual and society; adolescent girls' social aggression; the protection of self-integrity and the promotion of ethical behavior in bystanders.

Jonathon Schuldt

Associate Professor
Academic and Research Interests
Environmental and health communication; everyday judgment and decision making; public opinion.