Dr Gabi Mocatta is a former print and online journalist who has previously taught in the Media School at the University of Tasmania and is currently Lecturer in Communication - Journalism, at Deakin University. She researches primarily in environmental communication, and collaborates on media and climate change and environmental communication research projects in Australia and the US.
Gabi co-leads the Climate Change Communication and Narratives research network at Deakin.Read more on Gabi's profile
Environmental communication, science communication, climate change communication
Environmental protests and social movements
Investigative journalism on the environment
Media literacy and environmental literacy
Environmental justice and inequality
Research Fellow in Climate Change Communication, Climate Futures, Discipline of Geography, University of Tasmania.
Research Affiliate, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado, Boulder.
I teach undergraduate and postgraduate journalism subjects, particularly news and feature writing, multimedia journalism and transmedia storytelling, NGO communication and strategic communication.
ALJ729 Newsroom Practice
ALJ111 News Reporting 1
ALJ112 News Reporting 2
ALJ304 Local Journalism
ACX702 Applied Research Methods for Communication
ALJ710 Multimedia Journalism
In Trimester 2 2021:
ALJ710 Multimedia Journalism
ACX700 Public Relations Campaigns
ACX707/708 Professional Research Project
Media, People, Planet: Environmental Communication in a Time of Crisis, a research collaboration with Dr Erin Hawley that examines the nexus between media literacy and environmental literacy on a planet in crisis. A book arising out of this project is due for publication by Routledge in 2022.
Collaborator with A/Prof. Max Boykoff at the University of Colorado, Boulder, on the MeCCO (Media and Climate Change Observatory) project, contributing monitoring and analysis of Russian media coverage of climate change.
Global Environmental Thought leaders project. This project (with Dr Erin Hawley) has interviewed 25 global environmental thought leaders to better understand the imperative of environmental discourses and leadership in the current final decade we now have to act on climate change.
Tema Milstein, Gabi Mocatta
(2022), pp. 474-490, Handbook of Global Interventions in Communication Theory, London, Eng., B1
Casey Schmitt, Gabi Mocatta, Joanna Maras-Tate
(2021), pp. 1-39, The Handbook of International Trends in Environmental Communication, London, Eng, B1
E Hawley, G Mocatta
(2021), pp. 1-14, Popular Communication, London, Eng., C1
(2020), Water, rhetoric, and social justice: a critical confluence, Lanham, Md., B1
G Mocatta, E Hawley
(2020), Vol. 177, pp. 119-124, Media International Australia, C1
Gabi Mocatta, Erin Hawley
(2020), Vol. 23, M/C journal, Kelvin Grove, Qld., C1
(2017), pp. 128-142, Environmental communication pedagogy and practice, Abingdon, Eng., B1
Funded Projects at Deakin
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