Dietram Scheufele

John E. Ross Professor

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences l Department of Life Sciences Communication

Dietram A. Scheufele holds the John E. Ross Chair in Science Communication at UW–Madison, and is Co-PI of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University. An elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters, he is listed by Microsoft Academic Search as one of the ten most cited researchers in the communication discipline. His most recent work focuses on the role that social media and other emerging modes of communication play in our society. Scheufele has been a tenured faculty member at Cornell University, a Shorenstein fellow at Harvard University, and a DAAD Visiting Professor at the Technische Univeristy-Dresden.

Talks:

  • From Terminator to curing cancer: How we all make sense of emerging technologies
  • The (brave) new world of media: How search algorithms and Big Data have turned news upside down

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