headshot of jacob copple on an orange backgroundJacob Copple is a doctoral candidate in the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin. He received both his master’s and bachelor’s degree from the College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University, and grew up in Lubbock, Tx most of his life. His research interests include examining scientists’ public engagement, public opinion of science, and how visuals play into both. When he’s not working on research, he likes to ride his bike, play video games, and spend time with his wife and cat.He can also be found lurking on Twitter @jgcopple.

– Jacob Copple