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Sharon Dunwoody

Expert on public understanding of science, particularly the role of science, environment and health messages in mass media

Professor, journalism and mass communication School of Journalism and Mass Communications Work: 608-263-3389 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Science literacy and journalism
  • Risk communication
  • Scientist-journalist interactions
  • Environmental communication
  • Media coverage of controversial science


  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Past president, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Fellow, Society for Risk Analysis