Identity | Erik Nisbet

Associate Professor of Communications, Ohio State University

As a political scientist who studies communication, Erik Nisbet looks at identity from the perspective of public debates around controversial science issues such as climate change or vaccinations. He frames identity along the lines of political identity or deeply rooted beliefs on collective versus individualistic approaches to decision-making and provides examples on how these broader identities influence how we pay attention to and process science information.

In this three-minute video, Erik shares his perspective on defining and studying STEM identity. The interview was 30 minutes in totalread all of Erik's responses in the full transcript.

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