University of Rhode Island
Emily Diamond is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Diamond’s area of expertise is in environmental communication, and her research focuses on how communication and media strategies interact with partisan and non-partisan identities to influence public support for environmental policies, especially on the topic of climate change. She investigates how the values and identities related to who we are, where we live, and what we do shape how we think about environmental issues.
Country(ies) of SpecialtyUnited States
Focus areas of expertiseClimate policy and politics Communications research Behavioral action Public opinion
Emily Diamond & Jack Zhou (2021) Whose policy is it anyway? Public support for clean energy policy depends on the message and the messenger, Environmental Politics, DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2021.1969844
Diamond, Emily P. 2020. The Influence of Identity Salience on Framing Effectiveness: An Experiment. Political Psychology, 41(6): 1133-1150. doi: 10.1111/pops.12669
Diamond, Emily P., Thomas Bernauer & Frederick W. Mayer. 2020. Does providing scientific information affect climate change and GMO policy preferences of the mass public? Insights from survey experiments in Germany and the United States. Environmental Politics, 29(7): 1199-1218. doi: 10.1080/09644016.2020.1740547
Diamond, E., R. Bonnie, E. Rowe. 2020. Rural Attitudes on Climate Change: Lessons from National and Midwest Polling and Focus Groups. NI Report 20-06. Durham, NC: Duke University
Bonnie, R., E. Diamond, E. Rowe. 2020. Understanding Rural Attitudes Toward the Environment and Conservation in America. NI R 20-03. Durham, NC: Duke University.
Pechar, Emily, Thomas Bernauer & Frederick W. Mayer. 2018. Beyond political ideology: The impact of attitudes towards government and corporations on trust in science. Science Communication, 40(3): 291-313. doi: 10.1177/1075547018763970