Portfolio Category: Students

Justin Rolfe-Redding

Justin Rolfe-Redding is a doctoral candidate under Professor Ed Maibach.  His research has addressed topics in the social science of climate change such as the psychology of hope, the role of political identity and values, and the effects of news coverage, social identity framing, and past behavior on attitudes and further behavior.  His work has been published in several peer-reviewed and invited venues, including…
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Jenell Walsh-Thomas

Jenell is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy (ESP). Her dissertation research is focused on the usage of metaphors in climate change communication as an explanatory tool. During her doctoral studies she was a graduate research assistant in 4C initiating and supporting the Climate Communication Consortium of Maryland and was also…
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David Perkins

David Perkins (D.J.) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. He is currently working on a National Science Foundation research program investigating the role of TV weathercasters as climate educators. [button text="Return To People & Partners" link="/peoplepartners" style="link" size="normal" target="_self" display="inline" icon="no"]
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Allison Engblom

Allison is a first-year MA student in the Department of Communication concentrating in science communication. She has recently joined 4C to assist with research on United States meteorologists as trusted sources of climate change information. She is primarily interested in understanding how diverse audiences respond to climate change information and methods of engaging the public,…
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