Dietram Scheufele

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Dietram A. Scheufele
Dietram A. Scheufele.jpg
Scheufele in 2019
NationalityGermany, USA
OccupationSocial scientist
TitleTaylor-Bascom Chair | Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Academic background
Alma mater
Academic work
DisciplineCommunication science, Ph.D. minor in political science
Sub-disciplineScience communication and political communication
InstitutionsCornell University | University of Wisconsin–Madison | Morgridge Institute for Research
Notable worksOxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication (Oxford University Press, 2017)[1]
Websitehttp://www.dietramscheufele.com/

Dietram A. Scheufele is a German-American social scientist and the Taylor-Bascom Chair in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Prior to joining UW, Scheufele was a tenured faculty member in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.

Research[edit]

Scheufele is the author or co-author of over 200 articles and monographs, and one of the most widely-cited experts in the fields of political communication,[2] science communication,[3] and science & technology policy.[4] His publications include work on framing theory,[5][6][7] participatory democracy,[8][9] and the science of science communication.[10][11][12] He is an elected member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering, and a lifetime associate of the U.S. National Research Council.[13] Scheufele is also an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Communication Association, and the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters.[14]

Awards[edit]

Scheufele's research has been recognized with awards from professional and scholarly organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the International Communication Association, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and the World Association for Public Opinion Research.

He has won teaching awards from both universities with which he has been affiliated, including the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Young Faculty Teaching Award[15] and the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Spitzer Excellence in Teaching Award,[16] as well as the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's Krieghbaum Under-40 and MC&S Promising Professor awards.[17]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication".
  2. ^ "Google Scholar". Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Google Scholar". Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Google Scholar". Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  5. ^ Framing as a theory of media effects
  6. ^ Framing, agenda-setting, and priming
  7. ^ The end of framing as we know it
  8. ^ Community, communication, and participation
  9. ^ Social structure and citizenship
  10. ^ Science communication as political communication
  11. ^ Communicating science in social settings
  12. ^ Science audiences, misinformation, and fake news
  13. ^ "Department of Life Sciences Communication". Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  14. ^ "Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters".
  15. ^ "Cornell CALS Young Faculty Teaching Award".
  16. ^ "UW-Madison CALS Spitzer Excellence in Teaching Award".
  17. ^ "Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication".