Kajsa Dalrymple is an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and a faculty associate of the Water Sustainability Initiative at The University of Iowa. Her research focuses on the intersection between science, communication, and public policy. Her studies have been published in The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Nature Nanotechnology, Communication Research, and she has recently contributed to the Encyclopedia of Nanocience and Society.
Dalrymple has worked closely with both state government officials and Extension efforts to help facilitate campaign development dealing with environmental conservation efforts and assessing the behavioral impact of these social marketing campaigns.
She has taught courses in communication theory, mass communication, advertising, risk communication and research and writing techniques. Dalrymple currently teaches the Professional Blogging Workshop.
Ladwig, P., Dalrymple, K. E., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A., & Corley, E. A. (Forthcoming). Perceived familiarity or factual knowledge? Comparing operationalizations of scientific understanding. Journal of Science and Public Policy. doi: 10.3152/030234212X13113405157624.
Shaw, B.R., Dalrymple, K.E., & Brossard, D. (Forthcoming). Factors associated with behavioral compliance to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. Journal of Extension.
Dalrymple, K.E. and Scheufele, D.A. (2010). "Public understanding of nanotechnolog," in D. Guston (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Becker, A.B., Dalrymple, K.E., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D.A., & Gunther, A.C. (2010). Getting citizens involved: How controversial policy debates stimulate issue participation during a political campaign. The International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 22(2), 181-203.
Binder, A. R., Dalrymple, K. E., Brossard, D., Scheufele, D. A. (2009). The soul of a polarized democracy: Talk, media, and attitude extremity during the 2004 Presidential Election. Communication Research, (36), 4, 315-340.
Scheufele, D. A., Corley, E. A., Shih, T., Dalrymple, K. E., & Ho, S. S. (2009). Religious beliefs and public attitudes to nanotechnology in Europe and the US. Nature Nanotechnology, 4, 91-94.
Dalrymple, K.E. & Scheufele, D.A. (2007). Finally informing the electorate? How the Internet got people thinking about presidential politics in 2004. The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics (12), 3, 96-111.