• Marilee Long •
|Education:||Ph.D., Mass Communications, University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|Concentration:||health communication, public understanding of science, media effects (particularly on children), quantitative research methods, specialized magazine writing, technical and specialized editing|
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|Office:||C-216 Clark Bldg.|
|Office Hours:||11 to noon, Mondays and Wednesdays, and by appointment (Fall 2012)|
Marilee Long’s research interests are in health and science communication. Recent work has addressed media coverage of health and its effects on public support for health policy and individuals’ behaviors, and the effects of media portrayals of science and scientists on adolescents’ attitudes toward science careers. Her research has been published in Science Communication, Tobacco Control, Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Journal of Health Communication, Journal of Communication, Mass Communication and Society, Public Understanding of Science, among others. She has been PI or co-PI on grants from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Colorado Tobacco Research Program, among others. Her professional experience includes being a technical writer/editor in aerospace and engineering, and a writer in the public affairs office for a hospital and clinics. She is also a professor in the Colorado School of Public Health and a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Boiarsky, G., Rouner, D., & Long, M. (In press). Effects of responsibility attribution and message source on young adults’ health attitudes and behaviors. Journal of Health Communication.
Steinke, J., Applegate, B., Lapinski, M., Ryan,L., & Long, M. (2012). Gender differences in adolescents’ wishful identification with scientist characters on television. Science Communication, 34(2):163-199.
Long, M., Steinke, J., Applegate, B., Knight Lapinski, M., Johnson, M. J., & Ghosh, S. (2010). Portrayals of male and female scientists in televised programs popular among middle school-age children. Science Communication, 32:356-382.
Slater, M. D., Long, M., Bettinghaus, E. P., & Reineke, J. B. (2008). News coverage of cancer in the U.S.: A national sample of newspapers, television and magazines. Journal of Health Communication, 13:523-537.
Long, M., Slater, M. D., & Lysengen, L. (2006). U.S. media coverage of tobacco-control issues. Tobacco Control, 15:367-372.
Slater, M. D., Long, M., & Ford, V. (2006). Alcohol and illegal drugs, violent crime, and accidents in U.S. local and national news. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67:904-910.
Slater, M. D., Rouner, D., & Long, M. (2006). Television dramas and support for controversial public policies: Effects and mechanisms. Journal of Communication, 56(2):235-252.
Long, M., Slater, M. D., Boiarsky, G., Stapel, L., & Keefe, T. (2005). Obtaining a nationally representative sample of local news media outlets. Mass Communication and Society, 8:299-322.
Long, M., Boiarsky, G., & Thayer, G. (2001). Gender and racial counter-stereotypes in science education television: A content analysis. Public Understanding of Science, 10:255-269.
Long, M. (1995). Scientific explanation in U.S. newspaper science stories. Public Understanding of Science, 4(2), 119-130.