Member News

Here is the latest from our members. This is where you can find (and members can share) news from IECA members about their new books, articles, awards, exhibitions, appointments, etc.

Geo Takach to present "A Scary Home Companion" at ESAC conference

April 22, 2016

Founding IECA member Geo Takach will present his satirical radio revue "A Scary Home Companion" at the annual conference of the Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC).

Richard Besel and Bernard Duffy publish Green Voices: Defending Nature and the Environment in American Civic Discourse

February 17, 2016

Richard Besel and Bernard Duffy, both members of the Communication Studies Department at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, have published Green Voices: Defending Nature and the Environment in American Civic Discourse. Here is a short description from the back cover:

Marianna Poberezhskaya has a new book on the media and climate change in Russia

October 19, 2015

Marianna Poberezhskaya from Nottingham Trent University has published a new book on the media and climate change in Russia. Communicating Climate Change in Russia: State and Propaganda looks at how the state and elites in Russia have influenced media coverage and environmental communication. Here is the book's short description:

Christian A. Klöckner publishes book, The Psychology of Pro-Environmental Communication

July 23, 2015

IECA member Christian A. Klöckner from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology has a new book that's just out. The Psychology of Pro-Environmental Communication: Beyond Standard Information Strategies is published by Palgrave MacMillan. Here is the description:

Tema Milstein receives Presidential Teaching Award at UNM

April 08, 2015

Associate Professor Tema Milstein (PhD University of Washington) has been named Presidential Teaching Fellow at the University of New Mexico. The lifetime achievement award is the highest teaching recognition for tenured faculty at the state’s flagship university. Milstein received the award based largely on her teaching in environmental and ecocultural communication and her interdisciplinary transformative pedagogy model of the inside-out classroom. Previous to this award, Milstein received the pretenure Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award at UNM.

Anders Hansen and Robert Cox publish The Routledge Handbook of Environment and Communication

March 26, 2015

Anders Hansen (University of Leicester, UK) and Robert Cox (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA) are pleased to announce the publication of The Routledge Handbook of Environment and Communication (Routledge, 2015).

From the publisher’s website

Founding member Anne Marie Todd wins Outstanding Professor award

February 17, 2015

IECA founding member Anne Marie Todd has won the 2015 Outstanding Professor award at San José State University.

Anders Hansen and David Machin publish Visual Environmental Communication

January 13, 2015

Anders Hansen (University of Leicester) and David Machin (University of Orebro) are pleased to announce the publication of Visual Environmental Communication (Routledge, 2015)


Alison Anderson has a new book, Media, Environment and the Network Society

October 31, 2014

Alison Anderson, editor of IECA's journal Environmental Communication, has a new book out entitled Media, Environment and the Network Society. Anderson is Professor and Director of the Centre for Culture, Community and Society in the School of Government, Plymouth University, UK. The book is part of the Palgrave Studies in Media and Environmental Communication series. The book's description follows.

Carrie Freeman has published a brand new book, Framing Farming

October 02, 2014

Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights is the brand new book from IECA founding member Carrie Packwood Freeman, Associate Professor of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta. This is the second book in the Critical Animal Studies series from publisher Rodopi. Here is the summary.

New book series on Media and Environmental Communication edited by Anders Hansen and Stephen Depoe

September 27, 2014

Anders Hansen and Stephen Depoe are pleased to announce the launch of a new book series, Palgrave Studies in Media and Environmental Communication.

Jennifer Peeples and Stephen Depoe publish Voice and Environmental Communication

September 26, 2014

Professors Jennifer Peeples and Stephen Depoe are pleased to announce the publication of the edited book Voice and Environmental Communication, part of the Palgrave Series in Media and Environmental Communication. 

Pietari Kääpä publishes Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas

April 27, 2014

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New book publication announcement:


PIETARI KÄÄPÄ (University of Stirling)

A Fierce Green Fire broadcast premiere on American Masters

April 14, 2014

"A Fierce Green Fire" national broadcast premiere Earth Day 4/22 at 9pm on PBS series "American Masters"

Hues of Green Documentary the focus of Helen Hughes' new book

March 20, 2014

IECA member Helen Hughes has a new book coming out in April. Green Documentary: Contemplation, Irony, Argument is being published by Intellect. Here is the description: