Hannah Eisler Burnett is an environmental anthropologist who studies human relationships with water and coastal adaptations to climate change. She worked on social media initiatives and digital communications for CHN from 2013-2022, starting out as an intern and ultimately serving as Communications and Editorial Associate. During her tenure with the Center, Hannah also worked on events, the Spirit of Agriculture Project, and was a contributing editor to Minding Nature and Questions for a Resilient Future.
Before joining the Center, Hannah worked with the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History, and she was the Lazarus Post-Graduate Fellow at the Yale Sustainable Food Project. She holds an MA from the University of Chicago, where she won the 2018 Albert Prize for best Master’s Thesis in Anthropology, and a BA from Yale University, where she earned Distinction in the Literature Major.
To learn more about her work, visit her personal website here.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Stories from the Slow Flood
From Minding Nature’s Winter 2019, Volume 12, Number 1 issue.
- The City of the Living and the Dead
A City Creatures Blog post.