Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Sonny Ben Rosenthal
Associate Professor, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
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Sonny Rosenthal is an assistant professor in the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University. He earned his Ph.D. in advertising from The University of Texas at Austin and his M.A. in communication at Washington State University. His doctoral dissertation examined social and cognitive factors that motivate people's information seeking behaviors in the context of environmental risks. His current reseearch explores several research domains, including environmental communication, political communication, and communication research methodology. He is primarily interested in studying communication processes in environmental sustainability, with specific interest in climate change, energy conservation, and recycling.
Environmental communication, public understanding of science, media effects, media psychology, research methods, scale development
 
  • Climate Transformation Programme
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cluster 3 (Janice Lee)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cross-cutting theme 1 (Community Engagement)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cross-cutting theme 1 (Edson Tandoc Jr)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cross-cutting theme 1 (Shirley Ho)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cross-cutting theme 1 (Sonny Rosenthal)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cross-cutting theme 1 (Ute Meta Bauer)
  • Climate Transformation Programme - Cross-cutting theme 1 (Yong Ming Lee)
  • Narratives, perceived experience, and false memories of climate change
  • Planned seeking of secondary risk information about climate change mitigation
Courses Taught
A9107 - Advanced Quantitative Analysis for Communication & Information Research
CI7107 - Advanced Quantitative Analysis for Communication & Information Research
CS2075 - Regional Strategic Communication Management
CS4311 - Promoting Sustainability
CS5210 - Media Literacy & Society
SP0015 - Science in the Media