Cassandra Troy grew up in coastal Virginia and attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in communication arts and German. After graduation she gained experience working for an international nonprofit and a university doing a variety of communication work, including graphic design, social media management and strategic communication planning. While working, she earn a master’s degree in communication through Purdue University. Following four years focused on sustainability communication in a higher-education setting, Troy is interested in learning more about climate change communication and communicating for behavior change at individual and community levels. She hopes her future research can equip communities to navigate the myriad of ways that climate change will impact them.
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