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David Ropeik Biography

Consultant in Risk Perception and Risk Communication at Ropeik and Associates
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Consultant, Risk Perception and Risk Communication, Ropeik and Associates
  • Creator and Director, Improving Media Coverage of Risk
  • Commentator, Risk Issues, National Public Radio’s Morning Edition
  • Instructor, Critical Thinking on Environmental and Public Health Issues, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Extension School
  • Communication Member, Veterans Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction
  • Member, Risk Communication Working Group, Global Roundtable on Climate Change, Earth Institute at Columbia University
  • Advisory Board Member, “America Prepared” campaign for terrorism and natural disaster preparedness, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Former Instructor, Risk Communication, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Fromer Co-Director, The Risk Communication Challenge, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Society of Environmental Journalists, 1991-2000
  • Fellow, National Tropical Botanical Garden, 1999
  • Former Knight Science Journalism Fellow,Massachusett’s Institute of Technology (MIT), 1994-95
  • Masters Degree, Journalism, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 1973
  • Bachelors Degree, Journalism, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 1972
  • He has taught journalism at Boston University, Tufts University, and MIT
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