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Edward Maibach

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Nationality  United States

Name  Edward Maibach
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Institutions  George Mason University Department of Communication 2007–present
Alma mater  Stanford University Ph.D., 1990 University of California, San Diego B.A., 1980
Fields  Communication, Psychology, Public health, Climate change

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Edward Maibach is a widely recognized expert in public health and climate change communication. Since 2010, he has been a Distinguished Professor of Communication at George Mason University and Director of the Center for Climate Change Communication at GMU. Together with the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, the center is widely known for its research on public attitudes, opinion and engagement with climate change. The center's research is funded by scientific grants from institutions such as the National Science Foundation and NASA.


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Background and career

Maibach received a B.A. in social psychology from the University of California at San Diego (1980), a M.P.H from San Diego State University (1983) and a Ph.D. in communication research from Stanford University (1990). Before joining the faculty at George Mason, Maibach was the associate director of the National Cancer Institute, Worldwide Director of Social Marketing at Porter Novelli and a professor of Public Health at Emory University. Maibach has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on public health and climate change communication. His edited book (together with Roxanne Parrott) Designing Health Messages published by Sage in 1995 was the recipient of the distinguished book award by the National Communication Association. Between 2011 and 2014, Maibach co-chaired the Engagement and Communication Working Group of the National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee.


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