Numbers Need a Narrative: How to Present Complex Information in Compelling, Accessible Ways with Olivia Bullock, Ph.D.

In this week’s episode featuring Olivia Bullock, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at George Washington University, we discuss a range of issues related to crafting effective communicaitons, including: 

– Olivia’s communication research on the importance of narrative in messaging

– Her work on COVID messaging as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

– Olivia’s career journey from public relations work to a Ph.D. in communication and how her practical experience informs her research and vice versa

– Her perspective on whether scientists should be leaders or “just follow the data