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Dominique Brossard

Dominique Brossard

Expert on media, science and policy, science and social media, public understanding of science, public engagement with science public attitudes toward controversial science

Professor and Chair, Department of Life Sciences Communication College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-263-3073 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @brossardd


  • Controversial science and public attitudes
  • Trust in science
  • Gene editing, GMOs and biotechnology; media and public opinion
  • Climate change, media and public opinion
  • Science and fake news


  • Editor, "The Media, The Public, and Agricultural Biotechnology"
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Past chair, Communication Theory and Methodology Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Board member, Public Communication of Science and Technology Network
  • National Academy of Science Kavli Foundation Frontiers of Science Fellow