Emily Howell

Collaborator, Researcher

Emily Howell is an interdisciplinary social scientist who has developed partnerships across filmmaking, science museums, philanthropy, and other organizations involved in scientific research, communication, education, and civic life. Her research focuses on science communication for controversial issues and how science, science communication, and perceptions of science fit within (and can hinder or support) democratic decision-making in the US. Howell’s work has been published in Science, PNAS, and Public Understanding of Science, among others, and has informed the NASEM consensus report on reproducibility and replicability in science. Her academic background includes a PhD in environmental policy and science communication from the University of Wisconsin- Madison and a BA in history of science from Harvard University.

Publications

An Evolving Need for Trusted Information

Howell, E. L., Krause, N. M., Cheney, I., Kirschner, E., & Goodwin, S. S. (2024, February 27). An evolving need for trusted information. Issues in Science and Technology. https://issues.org/informing-policymakers-sean-trust-groves-forum/