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Bruno Takahashi

 East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Brandt Associate Professor of Environmental Communication, School of Journalism, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, Michigan State University


Dr. Bruno Takahashi is the Brandt Associate Professor of Environmental Communication in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University. He is also research director of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism. Bruno is from Perú and studies environmental and science issues in Latin America and among marginalized US populations.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Takahashi’s journey

Selected readings

 Takahashi, B. (accepted). Towards inclusive international environmental communication scholarship: The role of Latin America. International Journal of Cultural Studies.

Takahashi, B., Metag, J., Thaker, J., Evans Comfort, S. (Eds.) (2021). Handbook of international trends in environmental communication. ICA Handbook Series. Routledge.

Takahashi, B., Pinto, J., Chavez, M. & Vigon, M. (Eds.) (2018). News media coverage of environmental challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean. Palgrave.

 Takahashi, B., Pinto, J., Vigon, M, and Chavez, M. (2015). El ambiente y las noticias: Understanding U.S. Spanish-language newsrooms’ coverage of environmental issues. International Journal of Hispanic Media, 8, 2-14.

 Takahashi, B., Edwards, G., Roberts, J. T., & Duan, R. (2015). Exploring the use of online platforms for climate change policy and public engagement by NGOs in Latin America. Environmental Communication, 9(2), 228-247.

Watch Prof. Takahashi present “Broadening participation in environmental communication research: A Latin American perspective” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Takahashi’s insights about his professional journeys in El Café Latinx podcast