Nathan Walter is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies and the founder and director of the Center of Media Psychology and Social Influence (COM-PSI). Walter’s research concerns the evaluation of strategic messages, media psychology, communication ecologies, and correction of misinformation. His studies have been published in a number of leading outlets, including the Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Human Communication Research, and Communication Monographs. His most recent work, which is supported by the FDA, focuses on novel methods to debunk tobacco-related misinformation. Nathan’s overarching research agenda revolves around the development of multilevel and ecological models that provide a nuanced approach to the study of communication-related phenomena.
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