Kajsa Dalrymple studies the power of influence within social networks. Her research looks at how media can help mobilize influential members of a social network to encourage positive social change. She has a particular interest in environmental communication and public opinion. Dalrymple is currently involved in developing the Public Policy Center's Media, Policy and Public Opinion program. She is also a faculty associate of the University of Iowa Water Sustainability Initiative and an assistant research scientist at IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering.