DC EVENT: Nisbet & Point of Inquiry Host DJ Grothe
Matthew C. Nisbet, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Public Policy, and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. Nisbet studies the role of communication and advocacy in policymaking and public affairs, focusing on debates over over climate change, energy, and sustainability. Among awards and recognition, Nisbet has been a Visiting Shorenstein Fellow on Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, a Health Policy Investigator at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and a Google Science Communication Fellow. In 2011, the editors at the journal Nature recommended Nisbet's research as “essential reading for anyone with a passing interest in the climate change debate,” and the New Republic highlighted his work as a “fascinating dissection of the shortcomings of climate activism."
The studios of Point of Inquiry
For those in the DC area, Wednesday evening I will be speaking at the one year anniversary of the Center for Inquiry's Public Policy office [Details Below]. Also making remarks will be DJ Grothe, host of the popular Point of Inquiry podcast series. Recently celebrating its 100th episode, POI has hosted many notable discussions of issues related to science, religion, and public engagement. At Framing Science I have spotlighted several of these guests' remarks including those of Paul Kurtz, Carol Tavris, and Phil Kitcher.
First Anniversary Party!
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 | 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Please join CFI for a wine and cheese reception to celebrate its latest achievements in our nation's capital. The evening program includes...
* D.J. Grothe, host of CFI's popular Point of Inquiry pod cast
Being Right Isn't Always Enough
* Matthew Nisbet, assistant professor of communications at American University
Framing Science: The Future of Public Engagement
* Updates on legislative action, legal cases, and branch events
* Donor and volunteer recognitions
* Door prizes and a silent auction
* Birthday cake!
Public Welcome | $15 Admission
Center for Inquiry/DC
621 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
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