Danielle joins the Department of Communication after working as Program Manager for the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions, where she developed climate change education and communication materials. She further represented Cornell at the United Nations Conference of Parties 23 in Bonn, Germany, COP 24 in Katowice, Poland, the Subsidiary Body Meeting (SB50) in Bonn, Germany and the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture Annual forum at the FAO in Rome, Italy. Danielle also held research appointments with the Cornell Emergent Climate Risk Lab and Cornell Center for Conservation Social Science and collaborated on research with Assistant Professor Drew Margolin and Associate Professor Jon Schuldt on climate change communication.
Danielle has 10 years’ experience working in media, advertising, and public engagement, with a focus on messaging on sustainable and pro-environmental behaviors. She has developed coordinated messaging campaigns in Scotland, developed educational and promotional materials for the Scottish Government Climate Change Behavioral Research Group. Recently, Danielle co-authored a report on behavior change approaches for the Scottish Government, which will be used to design its new public engagement strategy for its climate change policies.
Danielle has taught undergraduate level Marketing Communications and Marketing Sustainability at the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as undergraduate courses in Consumer Behavior at DePaul University. She continues to teach marketing seminars for DePaul’s Professional Development Program and is currently co-developing a soon to be launched eCornell course covering climate impacts on the global food industry. Danielle is also co-authoring a book entitled Our changing menu: What climate change means to the foods we love and need, due out in late 2020.