2017 conference papers

Rose, K. M., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., & Xenos, M. A. (2017, December). Engaging with human gene editing: Public views toward decision-making about controversial scientific issues. Poster to be presented at the annual convention of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), Arlington, VA.

Wirz, C. D., Howell, E. L., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2017, December). High risk, high reward: the role of ambivalence in perceptions of nanotechnology and synthetic biology. Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), Arlington, VA.

Kohl, P., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2017, November). Managing evolution to help nature keep pace with rapid change: Moral dimensions of proposals gene-edit wildlifePaper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA), Tempe, AZ.

Jun, H., Cacciatore, M. A., Scheufele, D., Corley, E., Xenos, M., & Brossard, D. (2017, August). Reevaluating regulation: Exploring shifts in public perceptions across different regulatory domains. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Chicago, IL.

Su, L. Y.-F., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., & Xenos, M. A. (2017, August). To engage or to avoid? Examining the effects of uncivil comments on science news engagement. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Chicago, IL.

Turng, C. (2017, August). Playing the mad scientist? Depictions of science professionals in video games. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Chicago, IL.

Rose, K. M., Su, L. Y.-F., Wirz, C. D., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2017, July). Of nature, trust, and health: Understanding public opinion of GM foods. Paper presented to the annual conference of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), Lisbon, Portugal.

Taddicken, M., Akin, H., Kohout, S., Brossard, D., Hoppe, I., & Scheufele, D. A. (2017, July). Exploring differences in perceptions of others’ knowledge and concern about climate change in Germany and the U.S. Paper presented at the biennial International Environmental Communication Association (IECA), Leicester, UK.

Wirz, C. D., Chung, J. H., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., Massarani, L., & Maynard, A. D. (2017, July). A Trilingual and Comparative Approach to Understanding the Conversation about the Zika Virus on Social Media. Paper presented at the annual conference of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), Lisbon, Portugal.

Eichmeier, A., Stenhouse, N., Scheufele, D., Xenos, M. & Brossard, D. (2017, May). Preaching to the choir: Did Pope Francis change the online conversation about the environment? Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, CA.

Runge, K. K., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., & Xenos, M. A. (2017, May). Mutant mosquitos and social media: Intermedia agenda setting in an era of declining news coverage. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, CA.

Su, L. Y.-F., Xenos, M. A., Rose, K., Wirz, C., Scheufele, D. A., & Brossard, D. (2017, May). Uncivil and personal? Comparing patterns of incivility in Facebook comments of news outlets. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), San Diego, CA.

Wirz, C. D., Chung, J. H., Rose, K. M., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A., Massarani, L. (2017, May). Zika Outbreak: A Multilingual Analysis of Social Media Discourse Surrounding the Zika Virus and Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes. Paper presented at The Globalization of CALS and Wisconsin Agriculture, Madison, WI.

Wirz, C. D., Chung, J. H., Rose, K. M., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A., Massarani, L. (2017, April). Zika Outbreak: A Multilingual Analysis of Social Media Discourse Surrounding the Zika Virus and Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes. Paper presented at the UW-Madison Global Health Symposium, Madison, WI.

Lull, R. B., Brossard, D., Hallman, W. K., & Hall Jamieson, K. (2017, March). The role of perceived risk of genetic engineering (GE) on public support for the release of GE mosquitoes to reduce the spread of Zika virus. Paper presented at the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Policy Forum, Venice, Italy.

Wirz, C. D., Xenos, M. A., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., Chung, J. H., & Massarani, L. (2017, March). Rethinking Social Amplification of Risk: Social Media and Zika in Three Languages. Paper presented at the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) Zika Communication Summit, Philadelphia, PA.

Wirz, C. D., Howell, E., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., Jamieson, K. H., Winneg, K., & Xenos, M. A. (2017, February). May 2016: The NAS release a consensus report on GE crops – with what impact? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Boston, MA.