Faculty - Lisa Leombruni

Environmental Communication Program Director and Lecturer
PhD Communication, UC Santa Barbara; MES Yale University; BA Biology, Brandeis University

Lisa Leombruni brings her experience in broadcast science media, communication research, and environmental policy to the Bren School to manage the Strategic Environmental Communication & Media 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 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: social influence and social networks, how people form attitudes about climate change, the effectiveness of environmental messaging, and storytelling and narrative.

Contact Information:

Office: Bren Hall 4520

Phone: 805-893-7427
Fax: 805-893-7612



Bren Courses Taught



ESM 437

Writing Skills for Environmental Professionals

ESM 440

Strategic Environmental Communication

ESM 449 Environmental Communication Practicum

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