David Oonk
PhD, Technology, Media & Society ‘20
ATLAS Institute

David Oonk’s research focuses on oil and gas development and policy in Colorado. He researches the dynamics and practices of horizontal drilling and ‘fracking’ technologies, the governance problems they create and the role of science in assessing their risk and influence on policy-making. David has experience designing programs and conducting research in environmental science communication and education using visual media and art. He is advised by Max Boykoff, director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) and an associate professor in CU Boulder’s environmental studies program.

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