Anne Marie Todd
Anne Marie Todd is Professor of Communication Studies at San José State University, where she teaches courses in environmental communication, argumentation, rhetoric, and communication criticism. Her book Communicating Environmental Patriotism: A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement (Routledge, 2013) responds to American apathy toward global environmental crises and suggests patriotism as a persuasive framework for sustainability. Her scholarly articles have appeared in journals including Public Understanding of Science, Environmental Communication, Ethics & the Environment, and Critical Studies in Media Communication.
Professor in the Geology Department and Science Education Program at San José State University, Dr. Metzger has served as Co-Director of the Bay Area Earth Science Institute (BAESI), a professional development program for teachers of grades 4-12 funded by the National Science Foundation, San José State University, Chevron Corporation, and other community partners. Dr. Metzger teaches Earth Materials, Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, and Earth Systems and the Environment, an introductory earth science course for teachers and teachers-to-be. She is past Chair of the Geoscience Education Division of the Geological Society of America, and was the 1994 recipient of the California Science Teacher Association's Distinguished Science Teacher award - College Level. From 1992-1997, her "STRATegy Column for Precollege Science Teachers" appeared in the Journal of Geoscience . Her interests also include developing strategies to attract more under-represented students to earth science and activities for teaching earth system science.
Julie Noblitt is Community Manager for the DIAGRAM Center at Benetech and an MBA student at the Presidio Graduate School of Sustainable Management. Julie also serves on the Advisory Board of the United Nations Association Documentary Film Festival (UNAFF) in Palo Alto, California.