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Tiffany Lohwater

Assistant Dean, Communications
College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

Tiffany Lohwater joined CDSS as Chief Communications Officer and Assistant Dean for Communications in May 2021. Prior to joining Berkeley, she led communications at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, DC. With more than 20 years of experience in science communication, she has designed, implemented, and evaluated numerous strategic communication plans, developed thousands of collaborative relationships at the individual and institutional level, and secured accurate media coverage for innovative scientific research. Lohwater also has expertise in policy, philanthropy, and public engagement and a deep understanding of issues at the intersection of science, technology, higher education, and society.

Lohwater founded the Communicating Science program at AAAS, which provided communication and media training for more than 18,000 scientists and engineers and reached thousands more scientists via online resources. She has also worked in communications at the Johns Hopkins University Institute for NanoBioTechnology and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.