Michelle Riedlinger is an assistant professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada. Her research focuses on the communication of environmental science and genres of risk assessment. She worked for 15 years as a science communicator in Australia. This professional experience developed her interest in public participation in science in non-traditional settings, street science, and open-science projects. She is part of PCST's Social Media Committee and contributes to PCST’s Twitter feed, @PCSTNetwork.