Examining factors influencing the public understanding and perception of science, health, and emerging technologies, and how this develops across the lifespan.
Asheley R. Landrum is a psychologist and Howard Deshong Postdoctoral Fellow at the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research examines the development of mechanisms behind trust and social learning, bridging work from educational, social, cognitive, and development psychology as well as communication research and public policy. Her work has appeared in journals such as Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Trends in Biotechnology, Developmental Science, Cognition, Advances in Political Psychology, and Journal of Risk Research.
In June, Dr. Landrum will begin her position as an Assistant Professor of strategic science communication in the College of Media & Communication (CoMC) at Texas Tech University.