Advisory Board

 Robert Kates, Ph.D
• American Geographer and public figure
• Brown University, Professor Emeritus
• Harvard University, Senior Associate
• University of Maine Climate Change Institute, Presidential Professor of Sustainability Science
• MacArthur Fellow
• Member of the National Academy of Sciences
• Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
• Fellow of Academia Europaea
• Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
• Laureat d’Honneur, International Geographic Union

Laura Cowan, Ph.D
• University of Maine, English Department Chair
• Teaching: Modernist Literature, Environmental Literature, Poetry
• Research: Modernist Literature, Genres

Beth Staples, B.A.
• B.A. Psychology, B.A. Journalism
• University of Maine, Marketing and Communications
• New England Press Association Writing Award
• Maine Press Association Writing Award
• News Writer for UMaine Today

Bridie McGreavy, PhD
• Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Journalism
• Research and teaching focus on environmental communication, rhetoric, and sustainability science
• Co-lead the Environmental Communication Community of Practice (EC CooP)
• Affiliate faculty with the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions 
• Consulting Executive Director for the Maine Lakes Science Center
• Collaborator with the New England Sustainability Consortium

Cheryl Daigle, M.S.
• Executive Director of the Maine Lakes Society
• M.S. Ecology, B.S. Natural Resources
• Downtown Bangor Arts Collaborative, Founding Board Member
• Penobscot River Restoration Project, Communications Team Leader
• Wildlife Society Award of Recognition, 2010
• Conservation efforts in collaboration with:
• Maine Sea Grant – The Orion Society/Orion Magazine – The Forest Society of Maine – The Nature Conservancy in Maine and Massachusetts

Linda Silka, Ph.D
• Senior Fellow, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions
• Member and Fellow of the American Psychological Association
• Member and Fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
• Member of the Knowledge to Action
• Sustainability Behavior Team, sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative
• Research in collaboration with:
• U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – National Institutes of Health – U.S. Housing and Urban Development – National Science Foundation – National Park Service – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Paul “Jim” Roscoe, Ph.D
• University of Maine, Professor of Anthropology
• Climate Change Institute, Cooperating Professor of Climate Change Studies
• Research: Cultural Ecology

Christian Weisser, Ph. D
• Penn State Berks, Professor of English, Rhetoric and Composition
• Coordinator of the Penn State Professional Writing Program
• Editor of Composition Forum
• Coordinator of the Penn State Writing Across the Curriculum Program
• Research and teaching: Environmental Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of Sustainability