Nicky Krause

Collaborator, Researcher

Nicole M. Krause (Nicky) is a social scientist specializing in science communication and is an affiliate researcher at the Morgridge Institute for Research in Madison, Wisconsin. Krause’s recent work has focused on misinformation, trust in science, and on mitigating forms of polarization that can inhibit effective public engagement with science. Krause received her PhD in Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with minors in Quantitative Methods and Political Science, and she received her MA in Communication from the University of Illinois – Chicago. Her work has been published in PNAS, American Scientist, Public Understanding of Science, and many other outlets. Prior to her career in academia, Krause spent seven years working variously as a UX researcher, designer, and project manager in the health communication and software industries, where she has collaborated with cross-functional teams to incorporate research insights into creative production processes.


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.