Bridie McGreavy

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 an Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine. McGreavy is also a Faculty Fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. She studies how communication shapes sustainability and justice efforts in coastal shellfishing communities, river restoration and freshwater conservation initiatives, and diverse collaborations to address complex problems. Her work has been published in an interdisciplinary set of journals including Environmental Communication, Ecology and Society, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, and Philosophy & Rhetoric. McGreavy currently serves as President of the National Communication Association’s Environmental Communication Division, an interest group of the largest professional organization focused on communication in the United States. She is also a lead investigator on a National Science Foundation-funded (NSF) project to study and support decision making about the future of dams in New England as well as an National Research Traineeship (NRT) to support conservation leadership. She teaches courses in environmental communication, communication research methods, rhetorical theory and method, and sustainability science. She received a Ph.D. in Communication from the Department of Communication and Journalism at UMaine in 2013.


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