PhD, Communication, UC Santa Barbara
MES, Yale University
BA, Biology, Brandeis University
Lisa Leombruni brings her experience in broadcast science media, communication research, informal STEM learning, and environmental policy to the Bren School to direct the Strategic Environmental Communication & Media Focus and BrenComm Program. Previously, Lisa worked for NOVA/WGBH Boston, where she co-developed proposals for new television programs, oversaw media evaluation and impact studies, and conducted editorial research; she has also been co-PI on several NSF-funded research grants with NOVA. She has consulted for a variety of clients, including the United Nations, Oxfam America, the Center for American Progress, and Climate Nexus. Some of her interests include: writing, moral framing, social influence and social networks, environmental attitudes and beliefs, environmental and social justice, and the effectiveness of environmental messaging, storytelling, and narrative.