Matthew Nisbet

Associate Professor, American University

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Matthew C. Nisbet is Associate Professor of Communication and director of the Climate Shift Project at American University. He has written over 50 studies, book chapters and monographs examining the communication dynamics of policymaking and public affairs, focusing on debates over science, the environment and public health. Nisbet is a past Health Policy Investigator at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is an inaugural member of the Google Science Communication Fellows program.  He is currently a visiting Shorenstein Fellow in Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

Watch Nisbet explain "Clearing Climate Scapegoats: Debunking Myths About Who Is To Blame for Inaction on Climate Change"