Current research team members

If you are an Oregon State or Penn State undergraduate student interested in working with me, send an email inquiry to htw3@psu.edu. Please note that I am unable to provide funded research assistantships at this time.


Undergraduate Research Assistant

Jake thompson

Jacob Thompson is a 5th-year undergraduate student at Oregon State University studying Environmental Science. He received his Associate of Science from Mt. Hood Community College in 2019 and plans to receive his Bachelor's by spring of 2022. Jake is working with Hannah on a project exploring water rhetoric in State of Jefferson podcasts and YouTube videos.


Undergraduate Research Assistant

Mbiyu Koinange (MK)

Hannah T. Whitley

PhD Candidate | Rural Sociology & Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment