Climate change is the result of human behavior and choices. Solving the problem requires changing us – lots of us – as well as changing the policies that contribute to the problem. Mason's Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) was created to conduct unbiased social science research that will facilitate such changes. Read More >>
In addition to its academic programs, the department fosters other activities designed to promote best practices in the application of communication theories to real world problems.
The Center for Health and Risk Communication is committed to promoting the use of evidence-based strategic communication to reduce health risks and enhance public well-being. The center conducts important health and risk communication research programs, health promotion intervention projects, and community interventions in collaboration with health care delivery systems, government agencies, social service organizations, corporations, and foundations. Read More >>
The Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason is a nonpartisan research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of the news and entertainment media. Read More>>
Women and Language, an international interdisciplinary research periodical, provides a feminist forum focused on issues of gender, communication, and language. W&L accepts submissions of scholarly articles that make conceptual and research contributions to the study of communication, language, and gender. Essays on current issues in the field as well as book reviews and reviews of digital media are welcome. Read More >>