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Posted By Administration, Monday, May 1, 2017


 The Environmental Communication Division congratulates the winners of the top faculty paper awards and the top student paper award!


“Tree is Life:” The Rise of Dualism and the Decline of Mutualism among the Gedeo of Southern Ethiopia

Abiyot Legesse (Dilla U), Tema Oliveira Milstein (U of New Mexico), Ongaye Oda (Dilla U), and Asebe Regassa (Dilla U)

What makes for persuasive portrayals of climate change victims? Exploring the role of group identity and perspective taking

Hang Lu (Cornell U) and Jonathon Schuldt (Cornell U)

Bridging the Climate Divide? Assessing the IPCC’s Agenda Building Function in German News Media, Climate Blogosphere, and Comment Sections

Jonas Kaiser (Harvard U) and Markus Rhomberg (Zeppelin U GgmbH)


Communicating about climate change: Labels unwittingly signal opinion

Adina Abeles (Stanford U)

ECD’s top papers will be presented on Friday, May 26, 15:30 to 16:45, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 4, Sapphire 410B, followed by the ECD business meeting and reception.

The Environmental Communication Division invites participants to attend our pre-conferences scheduled for May 25.

Title: Communicating Environmental Issues Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities

Time: Thurs, 25 May; 8:00 – 12:00 (half-day) http://www.icahdq.org/mpage/PC25

Title: Strategic Environmental Communication and Exploration of Research in Crisis, Risk and Disaster

Time: Thurs, 25 May; 9:00 - 17:00 http://www.icahdq.org/mpage/PC44



ICA Games will be hosting Games Scholar Office Hours in the lobby of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront (i.e., the conference hotel) on Saturday, 27 May, from 2 to 5 pm and Sunday, 28 May, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm (after which we will head over to the division’s reception).

These informal office hours are a great opportunity to network, get feedback or advice about being an academic in games, or just hang out with people who research and/or dig games. At the conference, look for signs or check our social media for more details (Facebook or Twitter: @ICAGames). 

Questions? E-mail or tweet at Jesse Fox (available at fox.775@osu.edu or @CommFox).

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