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Friday, January 1st

The Responsibility of Authority: When Should a Physician Seek a Further Opinion?

J. Anthony Blair, University of Windwor

Sunday, January 1st

Public Understanding of Climate Science and the Ethics of Expertise

Ben Almassi, College of Lake County

The Peer-Review Certification Label: A Shortcut to Assessing Expertise and Consensus by the Necessarily Uninformed

Bill Anelli, Modesto Junior College

Evaluating Experts: Understanding Citizen Assessments of Technical Discourse

Lauren R. Archer, University of Washington

Distrusting Climate Science: A Problem in Practical Epistemology for Citizens

Thomas Atchison, Metropolitan State University

Co-Evolving Expertise in Environmental Policy Debates: Rethinking Values and Participants through an Ecological Model of Rhetoric

Piper Corp, University of Pittsburgh

Framing Science: The Influence of Expertise and Jargon in Media Coverage

Deserai Anderson Crow, University of Colorado Boulder
J. Richard Stevens, University of Colorado Boulder

The Problem of Communicating Beyond Human Scale

Michael Dahlstrom, Iowa State University
Raeann Ritland, Iowa State University

Testimony Traces in Appellate Review: Expertise Extension in Cases of Domestic Abuse and Eyewitness Identification

Per Fjelstad, University of New Hampshire

Reason, Values and Evidence: Rational Dissent from Scientific Authority

Bruce Glymour, Kansas State University
Scott Tanona, Kansas State University

What is “Responsible Advocacy” in Science? Good Advice.

Jean Goodwin, Iowa State University

Using Delphi to Track Shifts in Meanings of Scientific Concepts in a Long-term, Expert-lay Collaboration on Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Midwest

Nancy Grudens-Schuck, Iowa State University
G. L. Drake Larsen, Iowa State University

Examples, Illustrations, Inductions, Anecdotes, Analogies, Precedents, Narratives, and Personal Testimonies: Are They Essentially Different?

Dale Hample, University of Maryland

Analysis of Arguments Favoring Vaccine Resistance

Jessica M. Hample, Western Illinois University

“Accommodating Science”: A New Way of Thinking about Rhetorical Dynamics

Thierry Herman, University of Lausanne
Camillia Salas, University of Neuchâtel

Authority in an Age of Expertise

Catherine E. Hundleby, University of Windsor

Keynote Address—Black Box Arguments and Accountability of Experts to the Public

Sally Jackson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Deliberative Systems View of Efforts to Democratize Energy in Arizona

Travis Johnson, Arizona State University

A Pragmatic Paradox Inherent in Expert Reports Addressed to Lay Citizens

Fred J. Kauffeld, Edgewood College

The Ambiguous Relationship between Expertise and Authority

Moira Kloster, University of the Fraser Valley

Professors and Scholars as Experts: Problem Setting and Methodological Considerations for the Examination of Newspaper Articles

Alain Létourneau, Université de Sherbrooke

Should Scientists Communicate Uncertainty to the Public in Health Controversies? The Case of Endocrine Disrupters’ Effects on Male Fertility

Laura Maxim, Institut des Sciences de la Communication
Martine Cadot, Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Pascale Mansier, Laboratoire Communication et Politique

The Ethos of Expertise: How Social Conservatives Use Scientific Rhetoric

Jamie McAfee, Iowa State University

Examining News Coverage and Framing: The Case Study of Sea Lion Management at the Bonneville Dam

Tess McBride, Portland State University
Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Portland State University

Scientists, Other Citizens, and the Art of Practical Reasoning

Gitte Meyer, Aalborg University

Mork and Mindy, Canola Oil and Mustard Gas: The Dilemma of Scientific Illiteracy in Decisions about Food and Health

Mary L. Nucci, Rutgers University
William K. Hallman, Rutgers University

Stephen Jay Gould and McLean v. Arkansas: Scientific Expertise and the Nature of Science in American Culture 1980–1985

Myrna Perez, Harvard University

Keynote Address—Nonsense on Stilts about Science: Field Adventures of a Scientist- Philosopher

Massimo Pigliucci, The Graduate Center at the City University of New York

Assessing Bias Charges against Collaborative Expertise, with an Application to the IPCC

William Rehg, Saint Louis University

Objectivity vs. Advocacy: Newspaper Rhetoric during the “Bemis Affair” and the “Oleomargarine Controversy”

David Seim, University of Wisconsin-Stout

The Reasonableness of Argumentation from Expert Opinion in Medical Discussions: Institutional Safeguards for the Quality of Shared Decision Making

A. F. Snoeck Henkemans, University of Amsterdam
J. H. M. Wagemans, University of Amsterdam

Do Experts Help or Hinder? An Empirical Examination of Experts and Expertise during Public Deliberation

Leah Sprain, Colorado State University
Andy M. Merolla, Colorado State University
Martin Carcasson, Colorado State University

Scrambling on Defense: An Anatomy of Anthropological Responses to the Mead/Freeman Controversy

Robert Strikwerda, Saint Louis University

Analyzing GM Food Risk Arguments through an Online, Multi-media Case Study

Tosh Tachino, University of Winnipeg
David R. Russell, Iowa State University

Dismantling Expertise: Disproof, Retraction, and the Persistence of Belief

Christopher W. Tindale, University of Windsor

Signatures and Spinoffs: Sequences of Ignorance in the Theory/Practice Split of the Ecological Society of America, 1917–1950

Kenny Walker, University of Arizona

Balancing Substance and Style on a Budget: How North Carolina Sea Grant Communicates Science (Part 1)

Heather Ward

Expertise and Inauthentic Scientific Controversies: What You Need to Know to Judge the Authenticity of Policy-Relevant Scientific Controversies

Martin Weinel, Cardiff University

The Explanatory Value of Cognitive Asymmetries in Policy Controversies

Frank Zenker, Lund University

The Cycle of Deliberative Inquiry: Re-conceptualizing the Work of Public Deliberation

Martín Carcasson, Colorado State University