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Dietram A. Scheufele

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Taylor-Bascom Chair in Science Communication and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Dietram A. Scheufele is the Taylor-Bascom Chair in Science Communication and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in the Morgridge Institute for Research.
Scheufele's work examines the social effects of emerging science and technology. He is author or co-author of over 200 articles and monographs, and one of the most widely-cited experts in the fields of political communication, science communication, and science & technology policy.

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. 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.

He has won teaching awards from both universities at which he has held tenured appointments, including the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Young Faculty Teaching Award and the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Spitzer Excellence in Teaching Award.
Over the course of his career, Scheufele has held fellowships or visiting appointments at a number of other universities, including Harvard, Penn, the Technische Universität Dresden, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, and - most recently - the Universität Wien.
His consulting portfolio includes work for DeepMind, Porter Novelli, PBS, WHO, and the World Bank.

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Monday, September 28

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