David Berube – Research Professor
North Carolina State University
David M. Berube, Ph.D. is a Research Professor of Communication at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in science and technology communication. He teaches graduate seminars in persuasion, risk communication, disaster communication, and climate change communication. Dr. Berube coordinates a project at NCSU on Public Communication of Science and Technology committed to quantitative work in the social science of science and is a research fellow in the Genetic Engineering and Society Center. He has received over $5 million in grants over the last decade to study risk and science as well as public understanding of risk and science. He is writing a commercial book (for a public audience) on synthetic biology, has dozens of articles and chapters on applied nanoscience, risk, and public communication and has spoken at many conferences in the USA and Europe on risk communication and nanotechnology. Dr. Berube is managing director of the Center for Emerging Technologies, LLC (a consultancy registered in NC). Recently, he completed a National Nanotechnology Coordination Office White Paper on risk communication, an International Food Information Council primer on social media and food, and media protocols for Kraft Foods International. He is currently working with the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences at NCSU on a NSA grant.