Portfolio Category: Research Affiliates

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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June A. Flora

June A. Flora, PhD, is a senior research scientist at Stanford University’s Human Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute (HSTAR) and Solutions Science Lab in the Department of Pediatrics.  Her research focuses on understanding the drivers of human behavior change and the potential of communication interventions. Her research is solution-focused on issues of climate change…
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