Dietram Scheufele, PhD


Department of Life Sciences Communication


309 Hiram Smith Hall
1545 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 

(608) 262-1614
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PhD 1999, Mass Communications, Ph.D. Minor in Political Science, UW-Madison
MA 1997, Journalism & Mass Communication, UWisconsin-Madison
BA 1995, Communication, Minors in Political Science and Business, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany


Research Interests
Scheufele’s research deals with public opinion on emerging technologies and the political effects of mass communication. He is Co-PI of the NSF-funded Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) and affiliated with the UW’s Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) on Templated Synthesis and Assembly at the Nanoscale. Scheufele co-chairs the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, a joint committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Bar Association, and is a former member of the Nanotechnology Technical Advisory Group to the U.S. President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Before coming to Wisconsin, he was a tenured faculty member at Cornell University.


Listing of Publications