Portrait Photograph of Dominique Brossard

Dominique Brossard


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

Dominique Brossard is Professor and Chair in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is on the Steering Committee of the UW–Madison Robert and Jean Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies, and a member of the UW Center for Global Studies. She is also the leader of the Societal Implications of Nanotechnology group in the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC). Her teaching responsibilities include courses in strategic communication theory and research, with a focus on science and risk communication.


  • Science and New Media
  • Public Opinion and Science
  • Dealing With Fake News
  • Public Attitudes and Climate Change
  • Communicating Science: Insights from the science of science communication

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