Bridie McGreavy

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Bridie McGreavy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication
Department of Communication and Journalism
438 Dunn Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469

Phone:(207) 581-1943
E-Mail: Bridie McGreavy <>
Fax: (207) 581-1286

Bridie McGreavy is Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication. Her research addresses how, through communication, individuals and communities become resilient and sustainable. She uses ethnographic and mixed methods to study communication within sustainability science teams and coastal and freshwater management contexts. Her research has been published in journals such as Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, Ecology and Society, and the International Journal of Sustainable Development. She received National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowships for her dissertation and postdoctoral research which she conducted with Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative and the New England Sustainability Consortium respectively. She is currently a UMaine co-PI on a $6 million grant through NSF’s EPSCoR program to advance a four-year study examining the future of dams in New England. As an environmental communication practitioner, Bridie served as director of environmental education for fifteen years at two non-profit organizations in Maine and was a 2006 Switzer Environmental Leadership Fellow. She teaches courses in environmental communication, argument and critical thinking, communication research, and sustainability science. She received a Ph.D. in Communication with a concentration in Sustainability Science from the University of Maine.


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