Hanna E. Morris

Board Role: 
Appointed Member
Job Title: 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Organization: 
Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania
Country: 
United States
Personal Statement: 

Hanna E. Morris is an interdisciplinary scholar of media, culture, and the climate crisis. She is an incoming postdoctoral fellow (beginning September 2021) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania where she recently defended her dissertation entitled "Apocalyptic Authoritarianism in the United States: Power, Media, and Climate Crisis" and earned her PhD. Hanna’s research and writing have been published in various academic journals and popular media outlets including Environmental CommunicationMedia TheoryReading The Pictures, and Earth Island Journal. She is the co-editor of the new book entitled Climate Change and Journalism: Negotiating Rifts of Time. Hanna's research has been recognized by the IAMCR Stuart Hall Award, New Directions for Climate Communication Research Award, two Top Paper Awards from the International Communication Association, and the Best Student Paper Award from the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences.

Board Status: 
Current
Board Term: 
December 2017-December 2021