McGreavy, B., Wells, J., McHendry, G., & Senda-Cook, S. (Eds.) (2018). Tracing rhetoric and material life: Ecological approaches.  London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

This book draws from interdisciplinary approaches in the fields of rhetoric and environmental communication to explore the relationships between communication and the world. The book is organized around themes in rhetorical studies of the environment, including dynamic change, ecological engagements, ethics and attunement, and commitments to justice and care.

Select Articles

McGreavy, B., & Hart, D. (2017). Sustainability science and climate change communication. In M. Nisbet (Editor in Chief). OxfordEncyclopedia of Climate Change Communication, New York, NY: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.563

Stormer, N., & McGreavy, B. (2017). Thinking ecologically about rhetoric’s ontology: capacity, vulnerability, and resilience.  Philosophy & Rhetoric50(1).

Special Issue of Reflections

Ackerman, J., Druschke, C.G., McGreavy, B. & Sprain, L. (2016). The skunkwork of ecological engagement. Reflections on Sustainable Communities and Environmental Communication16(1), 75-95.

McGreavy, B., Calhoun, A., Jansujwicz, J., & Levesque, V. (2016). Citizen science and natural resource governance: program design for vernal pool policy innovationEcology and Society. 21(2):48.

McGreavy, B., Druschke, C.G., Sprain, L., Thompson, J., & Lindenfeld, L. (2016). Environmental communication pedagogy for sustainability: developing core capacities to engage complex problemsApplied Environmental Education and Communication. Published online. doi:  10.1080/1533015X.2016.1181018

Druschke, C.G., & McGreavy, B. (2016). Why rhetoric matters for ecologyFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 14(1), 46–52, doi:10.1002/16-0113.1

Why rhetoric matters for ecology
Featured article in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

McGreavy, B. (2016). Resilience as discourseEnvironmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture. 10(1), 104-121. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2015.1014390

McGreavy, B., Lindenfeld, L., Bieluch, K., Silka, L., Leahy, J., & Zoellick, B. Communication and sustainability science teams as complex systemsEcology and Society, 20(1): 2.

McGreavy, B., and Lindenfeld, L. (2014) Entertaining our way to engagement? Climate change films and sustainable development valuesInternational Journal of Sustainable Development, 17(2), 123-136. doi 10.1504/IJSD.2014.061766.

McGreavy, B., Silka, L., Lindenfeld, L. (2014) Interdisciplinarity and actionable science: exploring the generative potential in difference. Journal of Community Practice, 22(1-2), 189-209, doi: 10.1080/10705422.2014.901264.

McGreavy, B., Hutchins, K., Smith, H., Lindenfeld, L., Silka, L. (2013) Addressing the complexities of boundary work in sustainability science through communicationSustainability, 5(10), 4195-4221. doi:10.3390/su5104195.

Lindenfeld, L. A., Hall, D. M., McGreavy, B., Silka, L., & Hart, D. (2012). Creating a place for environmental communication research in sustainability science. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, 6(1), 23-43. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2011.640702

McGreavy, B., Webler, T., & Calhoun, A.J.K. (2012). Science communication and vernal pool conservation: A study of local decision maker attitudes in a knowledge-action system. Journal of Environmental Management, 95, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2011.09.020

Book Chapters

McGreavy, B., Fox, E., Disney, J., Petersen, C., & Lindenfeld, L. (in press). Belonging to the world: rhetorical fieldwork as mundane aesthetic. In C. Rai & C. G. Druschke (Eds.). Places of persuasion: Studying rhetoric in the field. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.

McGreavy, B. (2018). Intertidal poetry: Making our way through change. In B. McGreavy, J. Wells, G. McHendry, & S. Senda-Cook (Eds.). Tracing rhetoric and material life: Ecological approaches. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wells, J., McGreavy, B., Senda-Cook, S., & McHendry, G. (2018). Rhetoric’s ecologies. In B. McGreavy, J. Wells, G. McHendry, & S. Senda-Cook (Eds.). Tracing rhetoric and material life: Ecological approaches. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

McGreavy, B., Druschke, C.G., Sprain, L., Thompson, J., & Lindenfeld, L. (2017). Praxis-based environmental communication training: innovative activities for problem solving. in T. Milstein, M. Pileggi, and E. Morgan (Eds.). Environmental communication pedagogy & practice. Routledge.