Dr. Temis G. Taylor is an advocate for the development of communication skills as a pathway to reduce polarization and improve trust among scientists, the public, and policy makers. Her aim is to help scientists more effectively communicate their work across the broad range of knowledge, experience, worldviews, and values that people hold.
Temis holds a Ph.D. in Environment and Society, an M.S. in Bioregional Planning, and a B.S. in Communication. In addition to her work with Exact, she teaches at Utah State University. Previously, she was a curriculum designer and facilitator at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and Affiliated Faculty in the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University. She has worked on environmental planning projects for government agencies and NGOs, and held faculty and management positions in research and higher education administration. Her work has been published in interdisciplinary journals and edited volumes. Visit her LinkedIn page.