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Susan Stein, PhD

Susan Stein, PhD

Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Communication
Office: 3201 Arch Street, Suite 100, Room 163
Phone: 215.571.4510


  • MS, Natural Resource Management, University of Wisconsin
  • PhD, Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2004

Research Interests:

  • Media Literacy
  • Technical Communication
  • Science Communication
  • Environmental Communication
  • Health Communication


Susan E. Stein is an associate teaching professor in the Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University. Her work focuses on science, environmental and health communication. Recent projects include an EPA funded environmental health campaign in an environmental justice community, a USDA funded consumer health campaign in low income, ethnic minority communities and a USSD funded program to train community leaders from around the world in community-based social marketing campaigns for health and the environment.

Specialty courses developed at Drexel include Environmental Communication; Film, Celebrity and the Environmental Movement; and Campaigns for Health and the Environment. Susan has been working in the field of science communication for over 20 years, including curriculum and program development and evaluation, instructor training, education and outreach. Her PhD is in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Energy Analysis and Policy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She holds a MS in Natural Resource Management from the University of Wisconsin.