Invited Lectures & Talks
May 9. Why We Do What We Do: How Behavioral Science Is Changing Marketing and Communication. Panel discussion sponsored by the Ad Council, Washington, D.C.
April 28 & 29. Assessing Best Practices for Dissemination and Translation by Health Services Professionals. Workshop sponsored by Academy Health, Washington, D.C.
March 27. Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change. Sponsored by the Science and Technology Studies Program, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, and the School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia.
Jan. 15. Urban Resilience and Innovation in a Polarized Society: Research to Inform Communication and Advocacy. Northeastern University, MA. [ Description & Slides] 2013
Dec. 9 Models of Science Communication and Public Engagement: Advantages and Trade-Offs. National Academies Workshop on Sustainable Infrastructures for Life Sciences Communication, Washington, DC. [ Slides & Video].
Nov. 20 Journalists as Public Intellectuals in the Climate Change Debate. National Communication Association pre-conference on Science Communication, Washington DC.
Sept. 13. Preparing for Abrupt Climate Change: Building Civic Capacity and Overcoming Polarization. Adapting to Abrupt Climate Change Retreat, Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine. [ Slides & Overview]
July 30. Key Concepts in the Science of Science Communication. National Academies of Science sponsored Google + Hang Out. [ video]
May 14. The Civic Science Lab: Engaging the Public and Policy Makers. University of Maine Climate Change Institute, Orono, ME.
April 18. Engaging the Public and Policymakers on Climate Change. Mellon Fellows series on sustainability, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD.
April 5. Building Civic and Communication Capacity in Regions and States on Climate Change. Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Washington, D.C.
March 28. Visions of a Sustainable Future: Journalists as Public Intellectuals in the Climate Debate. College of Communication, Boston University, MA. [ Video]
Feb. 8. Engaging the Public and Decision-Makers on Climate Change. The Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, ME.
Feb. 1. Engaging the Public and Decision-Makers on Climate Change. School of the Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Jan. 31. Communicating Personalized Genomics: A Deliberative Forum. Forum hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University, WOSU and COSI, Columbus, OH. [ Video]
Jan. 9. Lessons from the Debate Over Cap and Trade Legislation. Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York. [ Video]
Jan. 3. Engaging the Public and Decision-Makers on Climate Change. United States Global Change Research Program, Washington, D.C. 2012
June 9. Public Opinion and Journalistic Storytelling. Translating Science/Telling Stories: What We Talk About When We Talk About Climate Change. Society of Environmental Journalists and Michigan State University. Cleveland, OH. [ Video]
June 1. Evidence, Ethics, and the Media in Science Policy Debates. Using and Abusing Evidence in Science and Health Policy Workshop. Health Law and Science Policy Group, University of Alberta, CA.
May 21. The News Media and Science Policy Debates. Sackler Colloquium on the Science of Science Communication. National Academies. Washington, D.C. [ VIDEO]
April 14. Public Opinion and Participation in the Climate Change Debate. Panel discussion at the annual meetings of the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Network, Florence, Italy. 2011
July 12. Keynote talk, CAISE Science Media and Informal Learning Conference, Virginia.
June 21. “The Future Green Coalition: Building for the Next Generation of Energy Policy.” Presentation at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington D.C.
June 18. “Media, Politics, Polarization.” Panel Discussion at the Breakthrough Dialog: The Future of Liberalism, Sausalito, CA.
May 18. “Reframing Climate Change Dialog to Reconcile Expert and Public Perceptions.” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and NOAA’s Climate Program Office, Virgina.
May 13. Keynote lecture at “ The Ethics of Communicating Science in Political Science Controversies” symposium organized by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University.
April 26. “Climate Shift: Public Engagement for a Sustainable Future.” Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and Department of Communication, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
April 15. Keynote lecture at “ Environments, Risks, and Digital Media: Communicating, Governing, and Managing Risks in a Mediated World,” conference organized by the Ph.D. program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at North Carolina State University.
April 9. Keynote lecture at Wellesley College Communicating Science Symposium.
March 24. Keynote lecture at “ Engaged STEM Learning: From Promising to Pervasive Practices” organized by the American Association of Colleges & Universities.
February 17. Screening of PBS series episode “The Human Spark,” awarded the AAAS Science Journalism prize for in-depth TV reporting followed by panel discussion featuring director Larry Engel, Eugenie Scott of the Center for Science Education, and Jay Labov of the National Academies of Science. [ news story] [ video]