Faculty Feature of the Month

March 5, 2021 - Ireland Ingram

Dr. Takahashi is an Associate Professor of Environmental Journalism and Communication at Michigan State University with a joint appointment in the School of Journalism and AgBioResearch. Dr. Takahashi is the Research Director of the Knight Center in Environmental Journalism and is also affiliated with the Health and Risk Communication Center, the Environmental Science and Policy Program, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at MSU. His research interests include media coverage of environmental affairs, environmental journalism practices, risk communication, and the links between media and policy. He also has particular interest in the coverage of environmental issues in Latin America media and US Latino media. He won the top faculty paper award in the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference in 2017.


Recent Projects

  • Environmental risk perceptions among recent Latin American and Caribbean immigrants: The role of information sources and acculturation processes. Project funded by DRN Launch Awards Program (LAP), MSU (2020-2021)
  • "Infrastructure collapse and its effects on news practices during Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico." Project funded by the National Science Foundation (2018-2020).


For more information on Dr. Takahashi, go to https://comartsci.msu.edu/our-people/bruno-takahashi.