Peer-reviewed studies

Nisbet, M.C. (2018). Strategic philanthropy in the post-Cap-and-Trade years: Reviewing US climate and energy foundation funding. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 9(4), e524.

Markowitz, E. M., Nisbet, M.C., Danylchuk, A. J., & Engelbourg, S. I. (2017). What’s that buzzing noise? Public opinion on the use of drones for conservation science. BioScience, 67(4), 382-385.

Newman, T. P., Nisbet, E. C., & Nisbet, M.C. (2018). Climate change, cultural cognition, and media effects: Worldviews drive news selectivity, biased processing, and polarized attitudes. Public Understanding of Science, 27(8), 985-1002.

Weathers, M., Maibach, E., & Nisbet, M.C. (2017). Communicating the public health risks of climate change. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science.

Nisbet, M.C. & Markowitz, E. (2015). Expertise in an age of polarization: Evaluating scientists’ political awareness and communication behaviors. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 658, 136-154.

Nisbet, M.C. & Fahy, D. (2015). The need for knowledge-based journalism in politicized science debates. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 658, 223-234.

Nisbet, M.C. & Becker, A. (2014). Public opinion about stem cell research, 2002-10. Public Opinion Quarterly, 78, 1003-1022.

Nisbet, M.C. (2014). Disruptive Ideas: Public Intellectuals and their Arguments for Action on Climate Change. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Climate Change, 5, 809-823.

Nisbet, M.C. & Markowitz, E. (2014). Understanding Public Opinion about Biomedical Research: Looking Beyond Partisanship to Focus on Beliefs about Science and Society. PLOS One 9(2): e88473.

Besley, J., Oh, S.W., & Nisbet, M.C. (2013). Predicting Scientists’ Participation in Public Life. Public Understanding of Science, 22: 971-987.

Besley J. & Nisbet, M.C. (2013). How Scientists View the Public, the Media, and the Political Process. Public Understanding of Science, 22: 644-659.

Nisbet, M.C. & Fahy, D. (2013). Bioethics in Popular Science: Evaluating the Impact of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. BMC Medical Ethics, 14, 10.

Myers, T. A., Nisbet, M. C., Maibach, E. W., & Leiserowitz, A. A. (2012). A Public Health Frame Arouses Hopeful Emotions About Climate Change. Climatic Change, 113 (3), 1105-1112.

Nisbet, M.C., Maibach, E. & Leiserowitz, A. (2011). Framing Peak Petroleum as a Public Health Problem: Audience Research and Public Engagement. American Journal of Public Health, 101: 1620-1626.

Fahy, D. & Nisbet, M.C. (2011). The Science Journalist Online: Shifting Roles and Emerging Practices. Journalism, 12: 778-793.

Zarzeczny, A., Rachul, C., Nisbet, M.C., & Caulfield, T. (2010). Stem Cell Clinics in the News. Nature Biotechnology, 28, 12, 1243-46.

Nisbet, M.C., Hixon, M., Moore, K.D., & Nelson, M. (2010). The Four Cultures: New Synergies for Engaging Society on Climate Change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 8, 329-331.

Groffman, P. Stylinski, C., Nisbet, M.C. et al. (2010). Restarting the Conversation: Challenges at the Interface of Science and Society. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 8, 284-291.

Akerlof, K., DeBono, R., Berry, P., Leiserowitz, A., Roser-Renouf, C., Clarke, K.L., Rogaeva, A., Nisbet, M.C., Weathers, M.R., & Maibach, E. (2010). Public Perceptions of Climate Change as a Human Health Risk: Surveys of the U.S., Canada, and  Malta. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7 (6), 2559-2606.

Maibach, E., Nisbet, M.C., Baldwin, P., Akerlof, K., & Diao, G. (2010). Reframing Climate Change as a Public Health Issue: An Exploratory Study of Public Reactions. BMC Public Health, 10: 299.

Nisbet, M.C. & Scheufele, D.A. (2009). What’s Next for Science Communication? Promising Directions and Lingering Distractions. American Journal of Botany, 96(10), 1767–1778.

Nisbet, M.C. (2009). Communicating Climate Change: Why Frames Matter to Public Engagement. Environment, 51 (2) 12-23.

Bubela, T., Nisbet, M.C. et al. (2009). Science Communication Re-Considered. Nature Biotechnology, 27, 514-518.

Nisbet, M.C. & Kotcher, J. (2009). A Two Step Flow of Influence? Opinion-Leader Campaigns on Climate Change. Science Communication, 30, 328-354.

Nisbet, M.C. & Aufderheide, P. (2009). Documentary Film: Towards a Research Agenda on Forms, Functions, and Impacts. Mass Communication & Society, 12, (4), 450-56.

Roser-Renouf, C. & Nisbet, M.C. (2008). The Measure of Key Behavioral Science Constructs in Climate Change Research. International Journal of Sustainability Communication, 3, 37-95.

Nisbet, M.C. & Goidel, R.K. (2007). Understanding Citizen Perceptions of Science Controversy: Bridging the Ethnographic-Survey Research Divide. Public Understanding of Science, 16, 4, 421-440.

Nisbet, M.C.& Myers, T. (2007).Twenty-Years of Public Opinion about Global Warming. Public Opinion Quarterly, 71, 3, 444-470.

Nisbet, M.C. & Mooney, C. (2007). Policy Forum: Framing Science. Science, 316, 5821, 56.

Brossard, D.& Nisbet, M.C. (2007). Deference to Scientific Authority Among a Low Information Public: Understanding American Views about Agricultural Biotechnology. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 19,1, 24-52.

Caulfield T. et. al. (2007). Stem Cell Research Ethics: Consensus Statement on Emerging Issues. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 843-848.

Nisbet, M.C. & Huge, M. (2006). Attention Cycles and Frames in the Plant Biotechnology Debate: Managing Power and Participation Through the Press/Policy Connection. International Journal of Press/Politics, 11, 2, 3-40.

Goidel, K. & Nisbet, M.C. (2006). Exploring the Roots of Public Participation in the Controversy over Stem Cell Research and Cloning. Political Behavior, 28 (2), 175-192.

Nisbet, M.C. (2005). The Competition for Worldviews: Values, Information, and Public Support for Stem Cell Research. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 17, 1, 90-112.

Scheufele, D.A., Nisbet, M.C., & Ostman, R.A. (2005) International News in Times of Crisis: September 11 News Coverage, Public Opinion, and Support for Civil Liberties. Mass Communication & Society, 8 (3), 197-218.

Nisbet M.C. & Scheufele, D.A. (2004). Political Talk as a Catalyst for Online Citizenship. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 81, 4, 877-896.

Scheufele, D.A., Nisbet, M. C., Brossard, D., & Nisbet, E. C. (2004). Social Structure and Citizenship: Examining the Impacts of Social Setting, Network Heterogeneity, and Informational Variables on Political Participation. Political Communication, 21, 315-328.

Nisbet, E.C., Nisbet M.C., Scheufele, D.A., & Shanahan, J. (2004). Public Diplomacy, Television News, and Muslim Opinion. International Journal of Press/Politics 9 (2), 11-37.

Nisbet, M.C. (2004). The Polls: Public Opinion about Stem Cell Research and Human Cloning. Public Opinion Quarterly, 68 (1), 132-155.

Nisbet, M.C., Brossard, D., & Kroepsch, A. (2003). Framing Science: The Stem Cell Controversy in an Age of Press/Politics. International Journal of Press/Politics, 8 (2), 36-70.

Scheufele, D. A., Nisbet, M. C., & Brossard, D. (2003). Pathways to Participation? Religion, Communication Contexts, and Mass Media. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 15 (3), 300-324.

Nisbet, M.C., Scheufele, D.A., Shanahan, J.E., Moy, P., Brossard, D., & Lewenstein, B.V. (2002). Knowledge, Reservations, or Promise? A Media Effects Model for Public Perceptions of Science and Technology. Communication Research, 29 (5), 584-608.

Nisbet, M.C. & Lewenstein, B.V. (2002). Biotechnology and the American media: The Policy Process and the Elite Press, 1970 to 1999. Science Communication, 23 (4) 359-391.

Scheufele, D.A. & Nisbet, M.C. (2002). Being a Citizen Online: New Opportunities and Dead Ends. International Journal of Press/Politics, 7 (3), 53-73.