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Nan Li

Nan Li

Expert on visual communications of science, environment and agriculture; public opinion; audience psychology

Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Communication College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-262-7791 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @_nan_li


  • How are scientific and environmental issues visually depicted on media?
  • What are the effects of visual devices, ranging from food labels to interactive data visualizations, in shaping the public's understanding of environmental and technological risks?
  • How to design and disseminate visual information to enhance the interaction between scientists and their non-expert audiences?


  • Previously quoted in domestic and international media outlets, including The Guardian, Vox, Daily Telegraph etc.