Center for Environmental Politics Talk: Covid-19 Crisis Communications: The Challenge for Environmental Organizations

Matthew Auer, Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m., Zoom Invitation: jgrove91@uw.edu

Matthew R. Auer is Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs and Arch Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on the politics of decision-making in the arenas of environmental protection, energy policy, and forest policy. His recent research considers social media as a space for influencing users’ perspectives of environmental risks. Auer has served in a variety of public policy roles at national and international levels. He was senior advisor to the U.S. Forest Service from 2001 to 2006, and during that time was a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Forum on Forests and to the International Tropical Timber Council. He currently serves on the Educational Advisory Board of the U.S. General Accountability Office.