Hanna E. Morris

Portrait of Hanna Morris
Doctoral Candidate

Hanna E. Morris is an interdisciplinary scholar committed to deciphering the historical roots of contemporary climate discourse and images and determining how these representations shape responses to the threats of climate change. Morris is motivated by questions of power, representation, and environmental justice. 

Morris is 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). She completed her 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).

Morris is 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, College of Natural Resources, University of California—Berkeley (2014)

Hanna E. Morris is a doctoral candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication with a research focus in environmental communication. 

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Morris's Network

  • Activism, Communication, and Social Justice
  • Critical Journalism Studies
  • Culture and Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • Center for Media at Risk
  • Media Activism Research Collective