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.
Roy, S., McGreavy, B., Quiring, T., Druschke, C.G. (2022). Damming news: Geospatial media discourse analysis of dams. Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-022-01715-7
Jakositz, S., Ghasemi, R., McGreavy, B., Wang, H., Greenwood, S., Mo, W. (2022). Tap water lead monitoring through citizen science: The influence of socioeconomics and participation on environmental literacy, behavior, and communication. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 148(10). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0002055
McGreavy, B., Haynal, K., Smith-Mayo, J., Reilly-Moman, J., Kinnison, M.T., Ranco, D., Leslie, H. (2022). How does strategic communication shape transdisciplinary collaboration? A focus on definitions, audience, expertise, and ethical praxis. Frontiers in Communication. doi: 10.3389/fcomm.2022.831727
Soucy, A., Rahimzadeh-Bajgram, P., De Urioste-Stone, S., Weiskittel, A., McGreavy, B., Duveneck, M. (2021). Comprehensive and spatially explicit regional vulnerability assessment of the forest industry to climate change. Journal of Forestry. https://doi.org/10.1093/jofore/fvab057
Hillyer, G.H., Liu, W., McGreavy, B., Melvin, G., Brady, D. (2021). Using a stakeholder-engaged approach to understand bacterial transport on soft-shell clam flats. Estuaries and Coasts. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-021-00997-0
McGreavy, B., Ranco, D., Daigle, J., Greenlaw, S., Altvater, N., Quiring, T., Michelle, N., Paul, J., Binette, M., Benson, B., Sutton, T., Hart, D. (2021). Science in Indigenous homelands: Addressing power and justice in sustainability science from/with/in the Penobscot River. Sustainability Science. 16, 937-947. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-021-00904-3
Flye, M., Sponarksi, C., Zydlewski, J., McGreavy, B. (2021). Understanding collaborative governance from a communication network perspective: A case study of the Atlantic Salmon Recovery Framework. Environmental Science and Policy. 115, 79-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.10.001
Jansujwicz, J., Calhoun, A., Bieluch, K., McGreavy, B., Silka, L., Sponarski, C. (2020). Localism “re-imagined”: Building a more robust localist paradigm for overcoming emerging conservation challenges. Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-020-01392-4
Soucy, A., De Urioste-Stone, S., Rahimzadeh-Bajgram, P., Weiskittel, A., McGreavy, B. (2020). Understanding characteristics of forest professionals and small woodlot owners for communicating climate change adaptation. Trees, Forests, and People. 2, 100036. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tfp.2020.100036.
Soucy, A., De Urioste-Stone, S., Rahimzadeh-Bajgram, P., Weiskittel, A., McGreavy, B. (2020). Forestry Professionals’ Perceptions of Climate Change Impacts on the Forest Industry in Maine, USA. Journal of Sustainable Forestry. 40:7, 695-720. https://doi.org/10.1080/10549811.2020.1803919
McGreavy, B., Kelley, S., Ludden, J., Card, D., Cogbill-Seiders, E., Derk, I., Gordon, C., Haynal, K., Krzus-Shaw, K., Parks, M.M., Petts, A., Ross, D.G., Walker, K. (2020). “No(t) Camping”: Engaging Intersections of Housing, Transportation, and Environmental Justice through Critical Praxis. Review of Communication. 20(2), 119-127,: 10.1080/15358593.2020.1737191
Weir, M., Ashcraft, C., Leuchanka, N., McGreavy, B., Vogler, E., Guilfoos, T. (2020). Distributive and Integrative Language Effects on Bargaining. PLOS One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229501
McGreavy, B. (2020). “It’s just a cycle”: Resilience, poetics, and intimate disruptions. Invited article accepted to a special issue of POROI. 15(1), 1-23. doi: 10.13008/2151-2957.1302
Jakositz, S., Pillsbury, L., Greenwood, S., Fahnestock, M., McGreavy, B., Bryce, J., Mo, W. (2020). Protection through participation: Crowdsourced tap water quality monitoring for enhanced public health. 169, Water Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.115209
Quiring, T., McGreavy, B., Hathaway, C. (2020). Affective encounters with tidal livelihoods: Digital field rhetorics for justice and care. Environmental Communication. 14(3), 416-429, https://doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2019.1686408
Roy, S.G., de Sousa, S.P., McGreavy, B., Druschke, C.G., Hart, D., Gardner, K. (2019). Discovering the necessary skills, knowledge, and experiences for training the next generation of interdisciplinary, solutions-driven researchers. Sustainability Science. Published online: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-019-00707-7
Roy, S.G., Uchida, E., de Sousa, S. P., Blachly, B., Fox, E., Gardner, K., Gold, A., Jansujwicz, J., Klein, S., McGreavy, B., Mo, W., Smith, S.M.C., Vogler, E., Wilson, K., Zydlewski, J. & Hart, D. (2018). Damming decisions: A multi-scale approach to balance trade-offs among dam infrastructure, river restoration, and cost. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 115(47), 12069-12074.
McGreavy, B., Randall, S., Quiring, T., Hathaway, C., & Hillyer, G. (2018). Enhancing adaptive capacities in coastal communities through engaged communication research: Insights from a statewide study of shellfish co-management. Ocean and Coastal Management. 163(1), 240-253, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.06.016
Suldovsky, B., McGreavy, B., & Lindenfeld, L. (2018). Evaluating epistemic commitments and science communication practice in transdisciplinary research. Science Communication. 40(4), 499-523, https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547018786566
Bednarek, A., Wyborn, C., Cvitanovic, C., Meyer, R., Colvin, R., Addison, P., Close, S., Curran, K; Farooque, M., Goldman, E, Hart, D., Mannix, H., McGreavy, B., Parris, A.; Posner, S., Robinson, C.; Ryan, M., & Leith, P. (2018). Boundary-spanning at the science-policy interface: The practitioners’ perspectives. Sustainability Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-018-0550-9
Lundberg, E., Druschke, C.G., McGreavy, B., Randall, S., Quiring, T., Fisher, A., Soluri, F., Dallas, H., Hart, D. & Gardner, K., (2017). Media coverage, public opinion, and communication about hydropower, dams, and climate change. In M. Nisbet (Ed.). Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication, New York, NY: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.442
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
Suldovsky, B., McGreavy, B., & Lindenfeld, L. (2017). Science communication and stakeholder expertise: Insights from sustainability science. Environmental Communication, Published online May 2017: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17524032.2017.1308408
Stormer, N., & McGreavy, B. (2017). Thinking ecologically about rhetoric’s ontology: capacity, vulnerability, and resilience. Philosophy & Rhetoric. 50(1). https://muse.jhu.edu/article/648459
Ackerman, J., Druschke, C.G., McGreavy, B. & Sprain, L. (2016). The skunkwork of ecological engagement. Reflections on Sustainable Communities and Environmental Communication. 16(1), 75-95.
McGreavy, B., Calhoun, A., Jansujwicz, J., & Levesque, V. (2016). Citizen science and natural resource governance: program design for vernal pool policy innovation, Ecology and Society. 21(2):48. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-08437-210248
McGreavy, B., Druschke, C.G., Sprain, L., Thompson, J., & Lindenfeld, L. (2016). Environmental communication pedagogy for sustainability: developing core capacities to engage complex problems. Applied Environmental Education and Communication. Published online. doi: 10.1080/1533015X.2016.1181018
Newman, G., Chandler, M., Clyde, M., McGreavy, B., Haklay, M., Ballard, H., Gray, S., Scarpino, R., Hauptfeld, R., Mellor, D., & Gallo, J. (2016). Leveraging the power of place in citizen science for effective conservation decision making. Biological Conservation. Published online. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.07.019
Druschke, C.G., & McGreavy, B. (2016). Why rhetoric matters for ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 14(1), 46–52, doi:10.1002/16-0113.1
McGreavy, B. (2016). Resilience as discourse. Environmental 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 systems. Ecology and Society, 20(1): 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-06644-200102.
McGreavy, B., Hutchins, K., Smith, H., Lindenfeld, L., Silka, L. (2013) Addressing the complexities of boundary work in sustainability science through communication, Sustainability, 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
Silka, L., McGreavy, B., & Hart, D. (2019). Health, the environment, and sustainability: Emergent communication lessons across highly diverse public participation activities in K. Hunt, G. Walker, & S. Depoe. Breaking boundaries: Innovative practices in environmental communication and public participation. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Bieluch, K., McGreavy, B., Silka, L., & Strong, A., Hart, D. (2019). Empowering sustainability leaders: Variations on a learning-by-doing theme. In K.L. Kremers, A.S. Liepins & A.M. York, Developing Change Agents: Innovative Practices for Sustainability Leadership. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing. Retrieved from https://open.lib.umn.edu/changeagents/chapter/empowering-sustainability-leaders/
McGreavy, B., Fox, E., Disney, J., Petersen, C., & Lindenfeld, L. (2018). Belonging to the world: Rhetorical fieldwork as mundane aesthetic. In C. Rai & C. G. Druschke (Eds.) Field Rhetoric: Ethnography, Ecology, and Engagement in the Places of Persuasion (pp. 148-170). 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 (pp. 87-116). 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 (pp. 1-36). 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. New York, NY: Routledge.
Book and Article Reviews
McGreavy, B. (2019). Invited book review of Democracy’s lot: Rhetoric, publics, and places of invention. Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 22(1), pp. 149-152.
McGreavy, B., Newman, G., Chandler, M., Clyde, M., Haklay, M., Ballard, H., Gray, S., Scarpino, R., Hauptfeld, R., & Gallo, J. (2017). Invited essay in a special issue of the Maine Policy Review on Citizen Science, summarizing research insights from Leveraging the power of place in citizen science for effective conservation decision making. Biological Conservation. Published online. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.07.019
McGreavy, B. (2016). Invited book review of Chaos and cosmos: Literary roots of modern ecology in British nineteenth century. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture. 10(6), 815-816. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2016.1196537
Example Technical Reports
Clay, M. & McGreavy, B. (2021). Farms and Rivers for the Future Project, Technical report prepared for the Meduxnekeag watershed partnership and the Water Resources Research Institute.
Joyce, J.G., McGreavy, B., Arnold, S., Wilkerson, E., Coombs, M., Kanwit, K., Moeser, A., & Stephenson, R. (2018). Shellfish Focus Day listening session: A Summary report of stakeholder perspectives on bivalve shellfish conservation, management, research, and monitoring in Maine. A report and technical memo distributed to all municipalities in the shellfish co-management system.
McGreavy, B., Page, C., Quiring, T., & Hathaway, C. (2017). Fishermen’s Forum Shellfish Focus Day evaluation and recommendations. Technical report provided to the Maine Shellfish Advisory Council and the Maine Department of Marine Resources.
Bieluch, K. & McGreavy, B. (2017). Building collaborations to eliminate arsenic from drinking water. An evaluation of a school-community health agency collaboration project in Maine and New Hampshire. Technical report provided to the All About Arsenic Project and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Wyborn, C., Bednarek, A., Meyer, R., Parris, A., Leith, P., McGreavy, B., & Ryan, M. (2016). Practice at the boundaries: Report from a workshop of practitioners working at the interfaces science, policy and society for environmental outcomes. Luc Hoffmann Institute, Pew Charitable Trusts, California Ocean Science Trust, and the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay.
McGreavy, B., Bell, K.P., Suldovsky, B., & MacLagan, S. (2014). Closure and advisory decision-making summaries for beach and shellfish management in Maine and New Hampshire. Technical report to the New England Sustainability Consortium.