Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University
Dr. Shirley S. Ho is an Associate Professor and Assistant Chair (Faculty) in the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is an expert in the area of science communication, in which her work emphasizes the roles of values, social media and other emerging modes of communication in shaping public attitudes toward science and technology. She leads Project “PONdER,” funded by the National Research Foundation in Singapore, that seeks to examine how the general public in Southeast Asia form perceptions toward nuclear energy, so as to influence nuclear policy and research. She serves as Associate Editor for the Asian Journal of Communication, Environmental Communication, and the Oxford Encyclopedia for Climate Change Communication. She obtained her M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees in Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, in 2005 and 2008, respectively.