Portfolio Category: Research Affiliates

John Cook

John Cook is a research fellow at the Climate Change Communication Research Hub at Monash University. He is also affiliated with the Center for Climate Change Communication as adjunct faculty. In 2007, he founded Skeptical Science, a website which won the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for the Advancement of Climate Change Knowledge and 2016 Friend…
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Melinda R. Weathers

Dr. Melinda R. Weathers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Clemson University. Her scholarly interests include intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, gender and women’s health issues, climate change and public health, and new communication technologies. Dr. Weathers’ research has encompassed a range of topics addressing issues related to messages within relational,…
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Joanna Nurmis

Joanna Nurmis is a researcher and communicator based in the Bay Area. In 2017, she obtained her PhD in Journalism Studies from the University of Maryland. Her thesis discussed the opportunities and difficulties involved in communicating about climate change using photojournalism. She is passionate about how to use visual media, especially photography, to engage the…
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David Sleeth-Keppler

David Sleeth-Keppler is an associate professor of sustainable marketing at Humboldt State University (a California State University) and Senior Consultant at Strategic Business Insights, where he supports commercial, non-profit and government research, strategy, and communication projects with social science insights. Much of his focus in recent years has been on finding ways to engage more…
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