25: Don’t Alienate People Who Need Your Help
Stuart and Megan talk with Dr. Ashley Bieniek-Tobasco about her research on risk communication. What is the role of risk perceptions in climate communication? Who can and should be talking about COVID in different communities? Dr. Bieniek-Tobasco also talks about her recent commentary in the Harvard Public Health Review on COVID misinformation, entitled “Pandemic of Racism: Public Health Implications of Political Misinformation “.
TMATGL COVID Episodes!
- TMATGL 5: We’re All in This Together
- TMATGL 6: A Lot of This Is in Our Own Hands
- TMATGL 9: The Hamster Wheel of Rumination
Host & Executive Producer: Stuart Carlton
Cohost: Megan Gunn
Producers: Hope Charters, Carolyn Foley, Megan Gunn, & Irene Miles
Associate Producer: Ethan Chitty
Creators and Guests
Stuart Carlton is the Assistant Director of the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. He manages the day-to-day operation of IISG and works with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the program. He is also a Research Assistant Professor and head of the Coastal and Great Lakes Social Science Lab in the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources at Purdue, where he and his students research the relationship between knowledge, values, trust, and behavior in complex or controversial environmental systems.