Julie Demuth

Julie Demuth is a research scientist at NCAR’s Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology (MMM) Lab with the Weather Risks and Decisions in Society (WRaDS) research group. She has worked for 13 years on integrating social science research with the meteorological research and practitioner communities. With a hybrid background in atmospheric science and in communication, Demuth conducts research on hazardous weather risk communication, risk perceptions, and responses; her work is with both experts, such as weather forecasters, and members of the public. Her work centers on understanding how forecast information, in conjunction with other factors, influence what people think and feel and how they respond. Demuth received her BS in meteorology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and her MS in atmospheric science and PhD in public communication and technology from Colorado State University.

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