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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science and Media


J. Scott Brennen

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. J. Scott Brennen is a communication scholar and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and the Oxford Internet Institute. His work investigates how changing media structures, cultures, and technologies are shaping the production and circulation of scientific information and scientific misinformation. He currently works on the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science, and Media, which examines the interplay between scientific misinformation, news coverage, and social media platforms for the public understanding of science and technological innovation.

Scott holds an MA and a PhD from the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA in chemistry from Grinnell College.