Dr. Joanna Boehnert (also known as ‘Jody’) is an environmental communicator, designer and educator. She is a Research Fellow in Design at CREAM (the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media) at the University of Westminster. In 2013-2014 she was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) in CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences) at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is founding director of EcoLabs (established 2006 – http://www.eco-labs.org) – a studio visualising complex environmental issues. She completed an Arts and Humanities Research Council funded PhD titled: ‘The Visual Communication of Ecological Literacy: Designing, Learning and Emergent Ecological Perception’ at the University of Brighton in 2012. Her research focuses on issues how images work to help audiences understand complex systems. She writing a book titled Design, Ecology, Politics under contract with Bloomsbury Academic. She is a Canadian who lived in London before moving to Colorado and now back to London. She tweets at @ecocene and @ecolabs.