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Dr. Taylor Ruth

Teaching

  • ALEC 136: Fundamentals of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication
  • ALEC 350: Agriculture, the Environment, and Science in the Media
  • ALEC 421: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication Practicum

Research

  • Public Opinion Formation of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Consumer Information Processing and Decision-Making Related to Issues in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Development and Effects of Echo Chambers on Science Communication

About

Dr. Taylor Ruth is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communications. She has a master’s degree and Ph.D. in agricultural education and communication along with a  bachelor’s degree in microbiology and cell sciences from the University of Florida. Taylor uses the findings from her research in science communication to help prepare students in AESC to effectively communicate with diverse audiences and to equip scientists with the skills/strategies needed to engage stakeholders in discussions about their research.