Jen Henderson

Location

NOAA Skaggs Building
801 Confidence Drive - Unit 20
Longmont, CO
80504
United States

Position

Research Scientist

Biography

Jen is an embedded social scientist in the U.S. weather prediction and disaster community. She works at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) with a cadre of interdisciplinary social scientists and forecasters to challenge received narratives about experts and publics. She uses qualitative, ethnographic methods, and social media analysis to help reframe, scale up, provoke, and critically participate in making more just the practices, technologies, norms and ethics of prediction, preparedness, and communication.