About Me

I’m a Ph.D Candidate (ABD) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania where I research media, culture, and climate change. I’m also an Appointed Member on the Board of Directors for the International Environmental Communication Association (IECA), Elected Student & Early Career Representative for the Visual Communication Studies Division of the International Communication Association (ICA), and a member of the Social Challenges of Climate Change Doctoral Working Group at New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge (IPK). 

I completed my Master’s of Science in Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2016) and Bachelor’s of Science in Society & Environment with a minor in History at the University of California, Berkeley (2015). 

I’m the proud recipient of several research honors and awards, including:

Best Student Paper Award, Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (2020)

Top Student Paper Award, Environmental Communication Division, International Communication Association (2020)

Top Student Paper Award, Visual Communication Studies Division, International Communication Association (2019)

New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship, International Association for Media and Communication Research and International Environmental Communication Association (2017)

Melis Medal for Most Outstanding Honors Research Thesis and Presentation, College of Natural Resources, University of California—Berkeley (2014)

Twitter: @sustaintheconvo

Email: hanna.morris@asc.upenn.edu