Teresa Myers

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Teresa Myers

Dr. Teresa Myers
Research Assistant Professor
Center for Climate Change Communication
George Mason University

Research Interests

  • Public understanding of & engagement with science
  • Climate communication
  • Trust in scientific institutions

Dr. Myers' research goal is to make scientific information accessible and integrated into public understanding and decision making through enabling and evaluating effective communication - especially in the context of climate change. Dr. Myers contributes to this goal through conducting research into the "what", "who", and "why" of climate communication: what are important climate messages, who are the messengers best suited to communicate those messages, and why do these messengers & messages impact public understanding of and trust in science? Dr. Myers brings a social science perspective into how the DAAC can serve its users.

Read more about Dr. Myers in her full biography from the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University.