Michael F. Dahlstrom

LAS Dean's Professor [GSJC], Director

Contact

Dept:Greenlee School Journalism/Communication
Email:mfd@iastate.edu
Office:101a Hamilton
613 Wallace Rd.
Ames IA
50011-4010
Phone:515-294-3822
Vita:https://iastate.box.com/s/z85gl7dkemwgkqosw5g85xsxbp3td1t7

Office Hours: Hours vary; check nameplate

Education: Ph.D. in Mass Communications, joint degree with Environmental Resources, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
M.S. in Biophysics, Iowa State University, 2004
B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, Iowa State University, 2002
B.S. in Biophysics, Iowa State University, 2002

Bio

Michael Dahlstrom is the Director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University and holds a Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professorship. His research explores how storytelling impacts the communication of science and the ethical considerations involved. Dahlstrom's work extends across diverse scientific contexts, including risk, health, agricultural and environmental communication and has been published in leading journals, such the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PLOS Biology, Communication Research and Science Communication. He is also co-editor of Ethics and Practice in Science Communication,an edited volume focusing on the often-overlooked ethical challenges underlying science communication. Dahlstrom is a Kavli Fellow and is also a past head of the Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.