Brittany Walker

PhD student, Graduate Studies

Brittany is a first-year mass communication Ph.D. student at Grady College specializing in environmental communication and the study of social movements and groups. Her research interests broadly focus on how the environmental movement communicates about issues that impact human and built environments. Specifically, she is interested in the conceptualization of the environment, the place of environmental justice in the environmental movement, and cognitive processing about social issues by movements and groups.

She is currently a graduate teaching assistant for the Department of Entertainment and Media Studies at Grady College. Prior to her studies at Grady, Brittany worked for city government and non-profit organizations in positions that involved public relations and the creation of communicative materials.

Educational Backround

M.S. Public Communication and Technology
Colorado State University
Journalism and Media Communication
Thesis: “Mostly One Shade of Green: Sierra Magazine and the Discursive Exploitation of Authentic Nature”

B.S. Sociology with a concentration in Sustainability
Georgia Southern University