Founding Members

We'd like to extend a special thank you to our founding members.

During our inaugural year, over 300 people and organizations from 32 different countries became founding members of IECA.

Founding Individual members:

  • Lee Ahern, Penn State University (United States)
  • Karen Akerlof, George Mason University (United States)
  • Celia Alario, People & the Planet (United States)
  • Alison Anderson, University of Plymouth (United Kingdom)
  • Bernie Ankney, Samford University (United States)
  • Liisa Antilla (United States)
  • Midori Aoyagi, National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
  • I. Arul Aram, Anna University-Chennai (India)
  • Stephanie Ariganello, Michigan Sea Grant (United States)
  • Justine Asohmbom, Antioch University (United States)
  • David Astley (Philippines)
  • Martin Atkin, World Wildlife Fund International (Switzerland)
  • James Atkins, Vertis Environmental Finance (United Kingdom)
  • Katherine Balpataky (Canada)
  • Marlia Banning, University of Colorado (United States)
  • Roy Bender, Simon Fraser University (Canada)
  • Peter Berglez, Örebro University (Sweden)
  • Yoseph Berhane, Ethiopian Environmental Journalists Association (Ethiopia)
  • Leigh Bernacchi, Texas A&M University (United States)
  • Richard Besel, Cal Poly State University (United States)
  • Jeffrey Bile, Spaulding University (United States)
  • John Blewitt, Aston University (United Kingdom)
  • Joanna Boehnert, Ecolabs/University of Brighton (United Kingdom)
  • Christopher Bond, Missouri Western State University (United States)
  • Maxwell Boykoff, University of Colorado-Boulder (United States)
  • Thais S. Brianezi, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)
  • Garrett Broad, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism (United States)
  • Richard Brown, BI Norwegian Business School (Norway)
  • Robert Brulle, Drexel University (United States)
  • Peter Bsumek, James Madison University (United States)
  • Angi Buettner, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)
  • Connie Bullis, University of Utah (United States)
  • Richard Buttny, Syracuse University (United States)
  • Deborah Cox Callister, University of Utah (United States)
  • Catherine Candano (Philippines)
  • James Cantrill, Northern Michigan University (United States)
  • Donal Carbaugh, University of Massachusetts (United States)
  • Beth Carruthers (Canada)
  • Anabela Carvalho, University of Minho (Portugal)
  • Andrea S. Cassin, University of Newcastle (Australia)
  • Andrea Catellani, Universita Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
  • Amy Chadwick, Ohio University (United States)
  • Terrence Check College of St. Benedict/St. John's University (United States)
  • Caron Chess, Rutgers University (United States)
  • Anthony Chiaviello, University of Houston-Downtown (United States)
  • Joseph Clark, Florida State University (United States)
  • Tracy L. Clarke, California State University Channel Islands (United States)
  • Sara Cleaves, University of New Hampshire (United States)
  • Nicole M. Colston, Oklahoma State University-Environmental Science (United States)
  • Rebeccah Cope, Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space (United States)
  • Jeremiah Couey, University of Delaware (United States)
  • Robert Cox, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (United States)
  • Brian Cozen, University of Utah (United States)
  • Geoffrey Craig, University of Otago (New Zealand)
  • Janet Cramer, University of New Mexico (United States)
  • Ines Crespo, Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Italy (Portugal)
  • Deserai Anderson Crow, University of Colorado Boulder (United States)
  • Katherine Cruger, Chatham University (United States)
  • Conny Davidsen, University of Calgary (Canada)
  • Brian Day (United States)
  • Miguel de Alba Gonzalez, Journalist (Mexico)
  • Mary Debrett, La Trobe University (Australia)
  • Mark DeLaurier, Washington State University (United States)
  • Myrian Del Vecchio de Lima, Universidade Federal do Parana (Brazil)
  • Marilyn DeLaure, University of San Francisco (United States)
  • Kevin DeLuca, University of Utah (United States)
  • Jean-Francois Denault (Canada)
  • Steve Depoe, University of Cincinnati (United States)
  • Elizabeth Dickinson, Salem College (United States)
  • Cara DiEnno, Colorado State University (United States)
  • Richard Doherty, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)
  • Julie Doyle, University of Brighton (United Kingdom)
  • Sharon Dunwoody, University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
  • Kristen Dwyer, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (United States)
  • Danielle Endres, University of Utah (United States)
  • Mikkel Fugl Eskjaer, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Sara Espinoza, National Environmental Education Foundation (United States)
  • Carmen Farrugia, Victoria University (Australia)
  • Darlene Farris-LaBar (United States)
  • Andrea Feldpausch-Parker, SUNY-ESF (United States)
  • Jaime Manuel Flores, Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines)
  • Crystal Fonseca, (United States)
  • Deanna Ford (Canada)
  • Judy Ford, University of Amsterdam (United States)
  • Carrie Freeman, Georgia State University (United States)
  • Ian Fry, Australian National University (Australia)
  • Neil Gavin, University of Liverpool (United Kingdom)
  • Christos Giannoulis, University of the Aegean (Greece)
  • Rodney Giblett, Edith Cowan University (Australia)
  • Jennifer Good, Brock University (Canada)
  • Joye Gordon, Kansas State University (United States)
  • Oliver Graf (Switzerland)
  • Susan Grantham, University of Hartford (United States)
  • Jonathan Gray, Southern Illinois University (United States)
  • ?Dustin ?Greenwalt, ?The University of Georgia (?United States)
  • Amanda Gunn, Denison University (United States)
  • Shane Gunster, Simon Fraser University (Canada)
  • Gabriele Hadl, Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan)
  • Lars Hallgren, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)
  • Jennifer Hamilton, Marian University (United States)
  • Anders Hansen, University of Leicester (United Kingdom)
  • Fadia Hasan, University of Massachusetts (United States)
  • Jim Hasenauer, California State University-Northridge (United States)
  • Cassandra Hemphill, University of Montana (United States)
  • Alison Henderson, University of Waikato (New Zealand)
  • Judith Hendry, University of New Mexico (United States)
  • Brandon Hollingshead, Florida Gulf Coast University (United States)
  • Diane Hope, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
  • Jill Hopke, University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
  • Ana Horta, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)
  • Kathleen Hunt, University of Utah (United States)
  • Oyvind Ihlen, University of Oslo (Norway)
  • Adrian Ivakhiv, University of Vermont (United States)
  • Ann Jabro, Robert Morris University (United States)
  • Jocelyn Jackson, California Inst. of Integral Studies (United States)
  • Mathieu Jahnich, Sircome (France)
  • Marine Johnson, University of Montana (United States)
  • Delight Justice (United States)
  • Esa Pietari Kaapa, University of Nottingham-Gingbo China (Finland)
  • Florian Kaefer, University of Waikato (New Zealand)
  • Leeann Kahlor, University of Texas (United States)
  • Brenda Kahn (United States)
  • Jennifer Kane, USDA Forest Service (United States)
  • Oumar Kane, Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)
  • Bill Karis, Clarkson University (United States)
  • Merav Katz-Kimchi, University of California-Berkeley (United States)
  • Patricia Kennedy, East Stroudsburg University (United States)
  • Omneya Noureddin Khalifa, University of Modern Science and Arts (Egypt)
  • Nelya Koteyko, University of Leicester (United Kingdom)
  • Alicia Kowsky (United States)
  • Roy Gunnar Krøvel, Oslo University College (Norway)
  • Elizabeth Kryder, University of California at Santa Barbara (United States)
  • Nicolle Kuna, ConverseConserve (Australia)
  • Karen Langbehn, University of South Florida (United States)
  • Leah LeFebvre (United States)
  • Robert Leo, California State University San Bernadino (United States)
  • Lisa Leombruni, Cal State University-Santa Barbara (United States)
  • Libby Lester, University of Tasmania (Australia)
  • Roberto Lestinge, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)
  • Alain Letourneau, Université de Sherbrooke (Canada)
  • Pat Letizia, Alberta Ecotrust Foundation (Canada)
  • Lois Levitan, Cornell University  (United States)
  • Li Ji, Wuhan University (China)
  • Xinghua Li, Babson College (United States)
  • Laura Lindenfeld, University of Maine (United States)
  • Magnus Ljung, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)
  • Sonia Aguiar Lopes, Universidade Federal de Sergipe (Brazil)
  • Soenke Lorenzen, Greenpeace International (Netherlands)
  • Jari Lyytimäki, Finnish Environment Institute (Finland)
  • Emma MacKenzie, Montana Tech University (United States)
  • Pieter Maeseele, University of Antwerp (Belgium)
  • Edward Maibach, George Mason University (United States)
  • Marie-Eve Maille, Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)
  • Tracy Marafiote, SUNY-Fredonia (United States)
  • Jenifer Martin, University of Colorado-Boulder (United States)
  • Sheree Martin, Samford University (United States)
  • Camille Martinez, University of Massachusetts Amherst (United States)
  • Marie Mater, Houston Baptist University (United States)
  • Katherine McComas, Cornell University (United States)
  • Kerri McDermid, Green Mountain College (United States)
  • Heather McGovern, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (United States)
  • James McGuffey, Indiana University (United States)
  • Brenda McNally, Dublin City University (Ireland)
  • Christina Medved, Stroud Water Research Center (United States)
  • Molly Mehling, Chatham College (United States)
  • Mark Meisner, International Environmental Communication Association (United States)
  • Lisa Mighton (Canada)
  • Anuschka Miller, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
  • Marianne Milligan, Macalester College (United States)
  • Tema Milstein, University of New Mexico (United States)
  • Ramli Mohamed, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • Salma Monani, Gettysburg College (United States)
  • Sharon Moran, SUNY-ESF (United States)
  • Susanne Moser, Moser Research & Consulting, and Stanford University (United States)
  • Bernardo Motta, Bridgewater College (United States)
  • CSHN Murthy, Tezpur University (India)
  • Saudia Muwwakkil (United States)
  • Madalyn Myers, The College of Wooster (United States)
  • Juan Pablo Mojica Navarro, Corporacion Universitaria Minuto de Dios (Colombia)
  • Ana Claudia Nepote (Mexico)
  • Gisele Neuls (Brazil)
  • Sonia Nila (United Kingdom)
  • Amanda Niode, Climate Project Indonesia (Indonesia)
  • Sebastian Nisi, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany)
  • Todd Norton, Washington State University (United States)
  • Mary Nucci, Rutgers University (United States)
  • Peter Oehlkers, Salem State University (United States)
  • Ulrika Olausson, Oreboro University (Sweden)
  • Andrew Opel, Florida State University (United States)
  • Sushi Oswal, University of Washington (United States)
  • Brian Ourien, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (South Africa)
  • Nicholas Paliewicz, University of Utah (United States)
  • Isabelle Pare, Université Laval (Canada)
  • Mark Pedelty, University of Minnesota (United States)
  • Jennifer Peeples, Utah State University (United States)
  • M. Nils Peterson, North Carolina State University (United States)
  • Tarla Rai Peterson, Texas A&M University (United States)
  • Phaedra Pezzullo, Indiana University (United States)
  • Daniel Philippon, University of Minnesota (United States)
  • Aaron Phillips, University of Utah (United States)
  • Joy Piazza, St. Mary's College (United States)
  • Mairi Pileggi, Dominican University of California (United States)
  • Juliet Pinto, Florida International University (United States)
  • Jessica Plassman, University of Cincinnati (United States)
  • Emily Plec, Western Oregon University (United States)
  • Annie Porter, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (United States)
  • Helen Price-Bowie, University of Queensland (Australia)
  • Chara Ragland, Texas A&M University (United States)
  • Charles Raphael, Santa Clara University (United States)
  • Wendy Reed, Common Good Communications (United States)
  • Mathieu Régnier, Université de Montréal (Canada)
  • Grace Reid, University of Alberta (Canada)
  • Raul Reis, California State University-Long Beach (United States)
  • Ann Reisner, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)
  • Daniel Riffe, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (United States)
  • Jennifer Robinson, Indiana University (United States)
  • Richard Rogers, Northern Arizona University (United States)
  • Juliet Roper, University of Waikato (New Zealand)
  • Connie Roser-Renouf, George Mason University (United States)
  • Edgar Rudberg, University of Minnesota (United States)
  • Chris Russill, Carleton University (Canada)
  • Miriah Russo (United States)
  • Jamieson Saab, York University (Canada)
  • Johanne Saint-Charles, Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada)
  • Radoslaw Sajna, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz (Poland)
  • Mario Salomone, Universita de Bergamo (Italy)
  • Michael Salvador, Washington State University (United States)
  • Rebecca Sappenfield (United States)
  • Michael Schanne (Switzerland)
  • Jen Schneider, Colorado School of Mines (United States)
  • Elizabeth Schwarz, University of California, Riverside (United States)
  • Steve Schwarze, University of Montana (United States)
  • Samantha Senda-Cook, Creighton University (United States)
  • Sangita Shrestha, University of Surrey (United Kingdom)
  • Natalie E. Shubert, Ohio University (United States)
  • Rick Sikorski, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (Canada)
  • Ross Singer, Southern Illinois University (United States)
  • Annika Egan Sjölander, Umeå University  (Sweden)
  • Hollie Smith, University of Maine (United States)
  • Liz Smith (United States)
  • Vivian Paes B. Smith, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)
  • Maria Torres Soler, Universidad Externato de Colombia (Colombia)
  • Susan Soltero-Carpenter, Univsion Puerto Rico (United States)
  • Stacey Sowards, University of Texas at El Paso (United States)
  • Philippa Spoel, Laurentian University (Canada)
  • Leah Sprain, Colorado State University (United States)
  • Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)
  • Thomas S. Stanton, National Regulatory Research Institute (United States)
  • Kurt Stavenhagen, Syracuse University (United States)
  • Molly Steinwald, Phipps Conservatory (United States)
  • David Sumares, Aviero University (Portugal)
  • Michael Svoboda, George Washington University (United States)
  • Husnul Azan Tajarudin, Universiti Sains Malaysia (United Kingdom)
  • Geo Takach, University of Calgary (Canada)
  • Bruno Takahashi, SUNY-ESF (United States)
  • Chui-Ling Tam, University of Calgary (Canada)
  • Joo Seng Tan, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • Anna Maria Jönsson Tapper, Södertörn University (Sweden)
  • Carlos Tarin, University of Utah (United States)
  • Valerie Thatcher, University of Texas (United States)
  • Robert Thomas, Loyola University-New Orleans (United States)
  • Kimiharu To, Aomori University (Japan)
  • Anne Marie Todd, San Jose State University (United States)
  • Alexandra Toland, Technische Universität Berlin (Germany)
  • Rebecca Townsend, Manchester Community College (United States)
  • Janey Trowbridge, George Mason University (United States)
  • Elizabeth Typhina, Washington State University (United States)
  • Ben Tyson, Central Connecticut State University (United States)
  • Matthew Van Dyke, Virginia Tech University (United States)
  • Kitty Van Vuuren, University of Queensland (Australia)
  • Laura Vernon, Utah State University (United States)
  • Miguel Vicente-Mariño, Universidad de Valladolid (Spain)
  • Micheal Vickery, Alma College (United States)
  • Lisa Volkening, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (United States)
  • Ian Vorster, Green Mountain College (United States)
  • Travis Wagner, University of Southern Maine (United States)
  • Gregg Walker, Oregon State University (United States)
  • Mark Wamsley, The Trustees of Reservations (United States)
  • Heather Ward (United States)
  • Susan Ward, Southern Cross University (Australia)
  • Brendan Watson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (United States)
  • Eleonore Wesserle, Line Break Media (United States)
  • Lauren Wheeler, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (United States)
  • Barb Willard, DePaul University (United States)
  • Dylan Wolfe, Clemson University (United States)
  • Wayne Woodward (United States)
  • Sijia Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (United States)
  • Yee Chee Leong, University of Malaya (Malaysia)
  • Sara Yeo, University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
  • And 4 anonymous founding members

Founding Organization members:

  • Biodiversity Project (United States)
  • Center for Environmental Communication, Loyola University-New Orleans (United States)
  • Center for Western Cross Timbers Studies (United States)
  • Department of Communication and Journalism, University of Maine (United States)
  • Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, College of Visual & Performing Arts, Syracuse University (United States)
  • Environmental Communication Unit, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences-Uppsala (Sweden)
  • School of Communication and Culture, Royal Roads University (Canada)
  • School of Communication, Universiti Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)