Bridie McGreavy


Bridie McGreavy is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine. Her research focuses on themes related to communication, ecosystem sustainability, social-environmental justice, and resilience. She uses engaged research methods to study and help shape communication within sustainability science and coastal and freshwater management contexts. Her work has published in interdisciplinary journals such as Ecology and Society, Environmental Communication, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, and Philosophy and Rhetoric. She is currently a lead investigator on a National Science Foundation-funded project to study and support decision making about the future of dams in New England. Her co-edited book, Tracing Rhetoric and Material Life: Ecological Approaches was published in 2018 in Palgrave Macmillan’s Studies in Media and Environmental Communication Series. She received a Ph.D. in Communication with a concentration in Sustainability Science from the University of Maine in 2013.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
University of Maine, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication
University of Maine, Department of Communication & Journalism
Coastal & Marine Issues
Conservation Science & Biology
Environmental Education
Currently Working On:
Communicating science in sustainability-focused collaborations
438 Dunn Hall
Orono, Maine 04469

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