Courtney Cecale

PhD Candidate



Courtney is an ethnographer and visual storyteller. Her current work focuses on climate change adaptation below melting glaciers in Peru, and she is also interested in social justice issues with respect to environmental projects. As a photojournalist, her photography and stories have been featured in publications such as National Geographic News, ABC News, Savage Minds, and the Gear Co-op — and she’s worked as an Assistant Producer on the Emmy Award winning documentary Valley Uprising


Environmental Storytelling Collaboration with KCET

LENS is collaborating with KCET, Southern California’s independent public TV and digital media company, to produce immersive stories that bring new voices and new ideas into environmental reporting and that bring our faculty and student research into conversation with diverse public audiences. In our pilot year (2017-2018), the project will focus on California as a...