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About Todd Norton

Dr. Todd Norton is the Head of the Department of Communication and an Associate Professor at Boise State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Utah focusing on Environmental Communication and Strategic Communication. Dr. Norton teaches undergraduate courses in media studies, organizational communication, public communication, and strategic communication. His research emphasis is public outreach and communication campaigns in complex, often contentious environmental-health issues. His current work focuses on perceptions of risk, vulnerability, differences of issue orientation, and contestation among stakeholders in water contaminants and nonpoint source pollution. Dr. Norton’s research appears in such publication as the Journal of Applied Communication Research, Human Ecology Review, and Communication Theory to name a few.

Positions

2016 Present Department Head / Associate Professor, Boise State University Department of Communication
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20142016 Chair, Communication and Society Sequence, Washington State Unviersity ‐ Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
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20122016 Associate Professor, Washington State University ‐ Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
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20122016 Affiliate Faculty, Washington State University ‐ School of the Environment
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Education

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2006 Ph.D. - Environmental Communication and Strategic Communication, University of Utah
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2002 M.A. - Organizational and Strategic Communicaiton, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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1999 B.A. - Sociology / Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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