Todd Newman

Assistant Professor


324 Hiram Smith Hall

Todd P. Newman is an assistant professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His teaching responsibilities include courses in strategic communication and marketing communication.

Newman’s research focuses on the intersection between science and society. Specifically, he is interested in the role of the media in shaping public perceptions of science, as well as the public engagement activities of scientists. This includes recent work developing innovative methods for evaluating science communication training programs. Newman is the editor of a forthcoming edited volume on science communication training to be published by Routledge, as well as the co-author of Brand (Kendall-Hunt, 2018), which examines the role of brand strategy across various markets and industries.

Newman received his Ph.D. in Communication at American University, and previously served as a postdoctoral research associate at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University.

A list of his publications on Google Scholar can be found here.