Seminar: Translating Research into Better Decisions about Risk


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Environment Seminar by Melissa L. Finucane

When: Aug 22 2007 (All day)
Where: JAB 3012 (3rd Floor) noon - 1:00 p.m.

Melissa L. Finucane is a Senior
Research Investigator at the Pacific Center for Health Research Hawaii. Dr. Finucane research interest is in
understanding human decision making and risk perception/communication at both
individual and societal levels and aims to do original and innovative research
that informs policymaking in public and private agencies that deal with
decision making under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Dr. Finucane received
her M.Psych and Ph.D in Psychology from the University of Western

Dr. Finucane
is the author and co-author of numerous journal articles and book chapters. Some
of the journals she has published in include: Health Affairs; Health, Risk, and Society; Journal of Behavioral
Decision Making; Journal of Environmental Management; Journal of Risk Research;
Journal of Socio-Economics; Psychology and Aging; Risk Analysis; Social Science
and Medicine; and The Contemporary Pacific.

Primary Contact Info:
Name: Brenda Higashimoto
Phone: 944-7531