Research in Progress: Working to limit the persuasiveness of greenwashing efforts
The prevalence of companies’ strategic messaging related to the environment is unsurprising. However, such messaging can become problematic when it misleads consumers. Two Page Center scholars are leading a survey to understand perceptions of "greenwashing" and build a toolbox for professionals.
Research in Progress: Explicating the role of personal ethics in public engagement
Getting the public engaged in environmental issues is challenging. A group of Page Center scholars is leading a research project that will help figure out how to get the public involved in these important issues. Their approach is integrating theories of problem solving and personal ethics.
Research in Progress: Polarized environments? Exploring CSA in an environmental context
Page Center scholars Luke Capizzo and Andrea Martinez Gonzalez are comparing previously studied CSA issues to the potentially polarizing context of climate change and applying a new mechanism for understanding the psychology of consumer/citizen responses to stances on polarizing issues.
Research In Progress: A theory-based mobile app for forming and sustaining pro-environmental habits
Research suggests that while Gen-Zers consider themselves ecologically educated, their digital advocacy fails to align with offline behavioral change and activism. A team of Page Center scholars is working to design a mobile app to facilitate pro-environmental behavior change.
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The Page Center is strengthening the role of ethics education in communications classrooms. We offer 12 free online modules on a range of ethics topics in public relations.
The Arthur W. Page Center Awards
Every year the Page Center honors icons of public communications who, over the course of their careers, have demonstrated a commitment to the concept of "truth well told."
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