Name: Catherine Naum

Catherine

M.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate

B.A. – State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA

M.Sc. – Florida Institute of Technology, USA

Office:

DA3-105

Phone:

+61 404228744

Fax:

4781-5699

Email:

catherine.naum@my.jcu.edu.au

Research Title:

Can words save us? An exploratory investigation of climate change communication in Australia

Research Interests:

I am interested in examining the role of communication in facilitating the social change necessary for addressing environmental issues, including climate change.

Research Projects:

School of Education Research Assistant, Pre-service teachers’ perceptions of sustainability education

Supervisors:

Principal Supervisor: Prof. Bob Stevenson, The Cairns Institute/School of Education

Co supervisor: A/P Peter Valentine, School of Earth & Environmental Science

Tutor:

ED5913: Communicating Sustainability

Awards:

JCU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Marine Tropical Sciences Research Facility Competitive Funding Award

Faculty of Arts, Education & Social Sciences, Graduate Research Scheme

Publications

Naum, C., Barile, D., & Egan, J. (1999). Development of the Remarkable Coastal Places Program: Final Report. Marine Resources Council of East Florida: Melbourne, Florida. 80 pp

Naum, C. et al. (1996). Restoration and recovery of an ecosystem polluted by cadmium. Journal of Undergraduate Research. 3(1), p. 115-127