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Dominique Brossard

Dominique Brossard

Expert on media, science and policy; science and social media; public understanding of science; risk communication; science and fake news

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
  • Chair, Advisory Committee of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Fellow, International Communication Association
  • National Academy of Science Kavli Foundation Frontiers of Science Fellow