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Select Publications

Kohl, P. A., Kim, S. Y., Peng, Y., Akin, H., Koh, E. J., Howell, A., & Dunwoody, S. (2015). The influence of weight-of-evidence strategies on audience perceptions of (un)certainty when media cover contested science. Public Understanding of Science. doi:10.1177/0963662515615087

Su, L. Y.-F., Akin, H., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D., & Xenos, M. (2015). Science news consumption patterns and their implications for public understanding of science. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. doi:10.1177/1077699015586415

Akin, H., Shaw, B. R., & Spartz, J. T. (2015). Promoting economic development with tourism in rural communities: Destination image and motivation to return or recommend. Journal of Extension, 53(2), 2FEA6.

Akin, H., Shaw, B., Stepenuck, K. F., & Goers, E. (2013). Factors associated with ongoing commitment to a volunteer stream-monitoring program. Journal of Extension, 51(3), 3FEA7.

Gunther, A. C., Edgerly, S., Akin, H., & Broesch, J. A. (2012). Partisan evaluation of partisan information. Communication Research, 39(4), 439–457. doi:10.1177/0093650212441794

Vraga, E. K., Tully, M., Akin, H., & Rojas, H. (2012). Modifying perceptions of hostility and credibility of news coverage of an environmental controversy through media literacy. Journalism, 13(7), 942–959. doi:10.1177/1464884912455906

Manuscripts Under Review

Akin, H., Rose, K. M., Scheufele, D. A., Simis, M. J., Brossard, D., Xenos, M. A., & Corley, E. A. (under review). Public attitudes on synthetic biology: Mapping landscapes and processes. BioScience.

Li, N., Akin, H., Su, L Y-F., Brossard, D., Xenos, M., & Scheufele, D.A. (under review). Tweeting disaster: A content analysis of online discourse about nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. Energy.

Under Contract

Scheufele, D. A. & Akin, H. (under contract). Overview of what we know about the science of science communication. In D. A. Scheufele, D. M. Kahan, & K. Hall Jamieson (Eds.), The science of science communication handbook. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Su, L. Y.-F., Akin, H., Brossard, D., & Scheufele, D. A. (under contract). Research methods for assessing online climate change communication, social media discussion, and behavior. In M. C. Nisbet (Ed.), Oxford encyclopedia of climate change communication. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.