Janet Yang

PhD

Janet Yang.

Janet Yang

PhD

Janet Yang

PhD

Research Topics

Science, Health, Environmental, and Risk Communication

Contact Information

329 Baldy Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260-1020

Phone: (716) 645-1169

zyang5@buffalo.edu

Dr. Janet Yang’s research examines cognitive and affective determinants of risk perception and its impact on information seeking, information sharing, and information processing. She has examined the impact of risk perception on communication behaviors related to a variety of environmental and health topics, ranging from climate change, plastic recycling, vaccination, Ebola, to e-cigarettes. She has published numerous articles in leading communication, risk, and interdisciplinary journals. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, among others.

 

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