Matthew Seeger, Ph.D. Bio:
Matthew W. Seeger is Dean of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne state University. His research concerns crisis and risk communication, health promotion and communication, crisis response and agency coordination, the role of media, including new media, crisis and communication ethics, failure of complex systems and post-crisis renewal. He has worked with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Center for Food Protection and Defense, the International Food Information Council and with the Food and Drug Administration and the World Health Organization. He is author or co-author of over 200 articles and 11 books.