2018 conference papers

Eichmeier, A.A., Bao, L., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A. & Scheufele, D.A. (2018, December) Gene editing technologies: Can science fiction raise risk awareness? Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), New Orleans, LA.

Howell, E. L., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., & Xenos, M. A. (2018, December). Deference, Risk, & Benefit in Public Perceptions of Human Genome Editing. Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), New Orleans, LA.

Kohl, P.A., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2018, December). Gene editing wildlife triggers greater concern about “messing with nature” and “playing God” than gene editing applications targeting humans. Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), New Orleans, LA.

Wirz, C. D., Howell, E. L., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A., & Scheufele, D. A. (2018, December). Expert Perceptions of Synthetic Biology and Public Engagement. Paper to be presented at the annual convention of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), New Orleans, LA.

Clifford, S., Wirz, C. D., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2018, November). Poll Trends: U.S. Perceptions of Infectious Disease Outbreaks & Global Health Threats. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), Chicago, Illinois.

Okada, T., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A, & Xenos, M. A. (2018, November). Revisit of factual knowledge in science communication: Distinguishing misinformed from uninformed. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), Chicago, Illinois.

Rose, K. M., Xenos, M. A., Brossard, D., & Scheufele, D. A. (2018, November). Public opinion of evolution: Using science and beliefs to understand the world. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), Chicago, Illinois.

Chung, J. H., & Scheufele, D. A. (2018, October). Marketing nutrition in fast food advertising and priming effects on consumers. Paper to be presented at the annual conference of the Food Studies Research Network, Vancouver, Canada.

Akin, H., Scheufele, D. A., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A., & Corley, E. A. (2018, May). The influence of normative views, perceived consequences, and partisan media on U.S. Citizens’ perceptions of international climate change concern. Paper to be presented at the annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Prague, Czech Republic. ​

Clifford, S., Wirz, C. D., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Xenos, M. A. (2018, April). Trends: Public reactions to global health threats and infectious diseases. Poster presented at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Symposium, Madison, WI.

Kohl, P., Krause, N., Scheufele, D. A., Xenos, M. A., & Brossard, D. (2018, April). Who do we trust and think should have a say, when it comes to controversial scientific issues such as human gene editing? Paper to be presented at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Nepper, J. F., Howell, E. L., Rose, K. M., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A., Scheufele, D. A. (2018, April). Comparison of graduate students and tenure-track faculty in levels of and attitudes toward public science communication engagement. Paper to be presented at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Rose, K. M., Xenos, M. A., Brossard, D., & Scheufele, D. A. (2018, April). Public opinion of evolution: Different approaches to measuring evolution beliefs. Paper to be presented at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Stenhouse, N. & Eichmeier, E. (2018, April). Reducing motivated reasoning on controversial science: Testing which factors best promote open-minded processing of information. Paper to be presented at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Yeo, S. K., Handlos, Z. J., Karambelas, A., Su, L. Y.-F., Rose, K. M., Brossard, D., & Griffin, K. S. (2018, April). The influence of temperature on topics of Twitter discourse about #climatechange and #globalwarming. Paper to be presented at the 15th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.