Board of Directors

The role of the IECA Board of Directors is described in the organizational by-laws. Elected board members serve staggered four-year terms. Appointed members serve two-year terms and may be re-appointed for a second two-year term.

 

Franzisca Weder


Chair
Term: 2019-2023
Associate Professor
University of Klagenfurt
Austria
https://www.aau.at/en/media-and-communications-science/team/assoc-prof-dipl-jour-dr-franzisca-weder/

Everyone can do simple things to make a difference, and every little bit really does count. 

Stella McCartney

 

I highly valuate the core idea of the IECA to “foster effective and inspiring communication that alleviates... Read more

Gabi Mocatta


Vice-Chair
Term: 2021-2025
Lecturer in Communication - Journalism
Deakin University
Australia
https://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/people/gabi-mocatta

 

Lecturer in Communication, Journalism, at Deakin University, Melbourne and Research Fellow in Climate Change Communication with the Climate Futures research group at the University of Tasmania. I research climate change communication, environmental justice and inequality, water... Read more

Mira Rochyadi-Reetz


Secretary
Term: 2020-2022
Research Assistant
Institute of Media and Communication Science, Technische Universität Ilmenau
Germany
https://www.tu-ilmenau.de/empk/team/mira-rochyadi-reetz/

Coming soon.

Barb Willard


Treasurer
Term: 2018-2022
Associate Professor
Communication Studies, DePaul University
United States
https://communication.depaul.edu/faculty-and-staff/faculty/Pages/willard.aspx

Prof. Willard’s research focuses on environmental communication.  She examines the rhetoric of landscapes as they are both read by and created by humans. Most recently she has been exploring how the transformation of blighted urban areas into farms and community gardens become symbolic sites of... Read more

Shirley S. Ho


Journal Editor
Term: 2020-22
Associate Professor
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Singapore
https://blogs.ntu.edu.sg/shirleysho/

I am an Associate Professor in the Wee Kim Wee... Read more

Sibo Chen


Elected Member
Term: 2021-2025
Assistant Professor
Ryerson University
Canada
https://theieca.org

Coming soon.

Michaeleen Gallagher


Elected Member
Term: 2021-2025
Director, Education & Environmental Programs
Annenberg Foundation Trust @ Sunnylands
United States
https://theieca.org

As a member of IECA I have appreciated and benefited from my association with this international group of academics and practitioners. This exposure has provided a wider scope of international experience for which I am extremely grateful.

I have worked in science and education for over... Read more

Jennifer Good


Elected Member
Term: 2015-2019, 2019-2023
Associate Professor
Brock University
Canada
http://www.brocku.ca/social-sciences/departments-and-centres/cpcf/ma-in-popular-culture/faculty-staff/jennifer-good

JENNIFER GOOD is an Associate Professor of Communication, Popular Culture, and Film at Brock University (St. Catharines, Canada)

Jennifer Good’s research and teaching interests sit at the intersections between the mediated communication, materialism and our relationship with the natural... Read more

Hanna E. Morris


Appointed Member
Term: December 2017-December 2021
Postdoctoral Fellow
Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania
United States
https://hannamorris.com

Hanna E. Morris is an interdisciplinary scholar of media, culture, and the climate crisis. Currently, she is a postdoctoral fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where she recently defended her dissertation entitled "Apocalyptic Authoritarianism in... Read more

Jen Rae


Elected Member
Term: 2019-2023
Creative Lead and Director
Fair Share Fare
Australia
https://www.fairsharefare.com/about

Dr Jen Rae is a Narrm (Melbourne)-based artist-researcher of Canadian Métis-Scottish descent. Her 15-year practice-led research expertise is in the discursive field of contemporary environmental art and arts-based environmental communication. It is centred around cultural responses to climate... Read more

Tadesse Amera Sahilu


Elected Member
Term: 2019-2023
Director
Pesticide Action Nexus Association (PAN-Ethiopia)
Ethiopia
https://ipen.org/about/who-we-are

TADESSE AMERA SAHILU  is the director of PAN-Ethiopia, a civil society organization in Ethiopia working to mitigate the environmental and human health impacts of pesticides and other hazardous chemicals. He also served for seven years in the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia as District... Read more

Leonor Solis


Appointed Member
Term: 2019-2023
Environmental Communication Unit /Comunicación Ambiental
Research Institute of Ecosystems & Sustainability /Instituto de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas y Sustentabilidad UNAM
Mexico
http://www.iies.unam.mx/

Leonor Solís is responsible for the Environmental Communication Area of the Ecosystems & Sustainability Research Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Her work includes: social media management, photography, video production, journalism and media relations. She... Read more

Anke Wonneberger


Elected Member
Term: 2021-2025
Assistant Professor
University of Amsterdam
Netherlands
https://theieca.org

I am an Assistant Professor at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research with a background in Communication and Cultural Science. Being a member of the IECA since... Read more