Journalism and Media Studies
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Dr. Feldman conducts research that analyzes media coverage of climate change and the effects of that coverage on public opinion and engagement. She is particularly interested in understanding the media's contribution to political polarization around climate change and in developing and testing message strategies to help reduce partisan and ideological divides. She is currently Co-Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation grant examining ways to design media messages to more effectively engage the public around climate change.