Sharon Dunwoody

Evjue-Bascom Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Sharon Dunwoody is Evjue-Bascom Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Among other affiliations, she is a member of the Governance Faculty of the University’s Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and is a faculty affiliate of the Science and Technology Studies program. As a scholar, she focuses on the construction of media science messages and on how those messages are employed by individuals for various cognitive and behavioral purposes.