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Two Open Rank Positions @Northeastern University in Strategic Communication & Public Advocacy / Communication Technology & Society

Two Open Rank Positions @Northeastern University in Strategic Communication & Public Advocacy / Communication Technology & Society

This fall semester, I am chairing a faculty search for two open-rank positions, details are below. The openings are an outstanding opportunity for accomplished researchers with a strong international profile — or on track to accomplish such distinction — to join a public purpose-driven department and college. In our Communication Studies program we are looking to...
Twenty Years of Evolving Models of Science Communication

Twenty Years of Evolving Models of Science Communication

Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson have come to symbolize the dominant “popularization” approach to science communication, a model that has been embraced with renewed enthusiasm among young scientists as they have experimented with and developed a variety of digital and social media tools. Yet this dominant approach to science communication is not without several...

What Carl Sagan, Brian Greene, and E.O. Wilson Understand About Communication

In 2008, I discussed with Big Think why popularizers like Brian Greene, E.O. Wilson, and Carl Sagan are so effective at engaging the public on complex science subjects. I also described how research can inform science organizations and others institutions in doing systematically what these great popularizers have learned to do intuitively. Below is video...